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Spine Surgery, Patient Engagement and Collaboration with Rehabilitation Professionals with Neurosurgeon Dave Atteberry

Neurosurgeon Dr. David Atteberry discusses state-of-the-art spine surgery and shares how he engages with patients and collaborates with physical therapists to deliver compassionate care while achieving strong outcomes. From the time he was in kindergarten, Dr. Dave Atteberry knew what he wanted to do with his life. Even as a young kid, he wanted to make a difference to correct the health disparities around him – and he thought he could do that by becoming a neurosurgeon.  “I stuck to it,” Atteberry said. “I’ve been doing this now for 14 years, and my passion for learning new things remains as

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When an MRI Makes Sense

Has your doctor suggested an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) to diagnose your disease or injury or monitor treatment progress? MRI imaging offers valuable insight into many different body regions, organs, and tissues. They are especially useful in treating health issues impacting soft tissues like your brain, organs, fat, muscles, tendons, nerves, blood vessels, and lymph. This blog will discuss when an MRI makes sense to use as a diagnostic tool for your condition.  What is an MRI? MRIs do not expose your body to damaging ionizing radiation, unlike X-rays or CT scans. MRIs instead use powerful magnets, radio waves, and

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Some Hospitals Charge Up to 10 Times More for Medical Scans Than Others, Study Finds

By Melanie Evans Updated Nov. 30, 2021 4:15 pm ET The report, based on once-secret pricing data and published in the journal Radiology, found that thousands of hospitals didn’t report their prices despite a new federal requirement The study found that one of the largest pricing gaps was for CT scans of the head. PHOTO: ALEXA WELCH EDLUND/ASSOCIATED PRESS Some hospitals charge up to 10 times as much as others for standard medical scans, according to the latest analysis of previously secret market rates. Median prices for taking images of the brain, legs, abdomen and chest differed across hospitals by

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Get Your MRI at Our Convenient Location in Yakima

Avoid overpriced hospital imaging procedures and long commutes into Seattle, Tacoma, or Spokane. Get your MRI at our convenient location in Yakima. We strive to meet the needs of our community, providing fast, affordable imaging services for residents in Yakima Valley and surrounding areas. Our Yakima imaging center offers low pricing and accepts coverage from a range of insurance providers. Diagnose Your Injury or Illness Faster with an MRI Your doctor may recommend an MRI to diagnose your condition, confirm your diagnosis after an X-ray, or monitor treatment progress. MRIs reveal more detailed information about your bones that is especially

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How Does Direct Imaging Make Scans Affordable?

Direct Imaging provides the Yakima Valley and surrounding areas with quality, affordable diagnostic imaging services, offering services at about 50% of what surrounding facilities charge. Our calling to cater to the underserved is why we founded our community centered healthcare facility in Yakima. Now, nearby residents no longer need to make a long commute to Seattle, Tacoma, or Spokane for services. When people discover our facility, they often ask how Direct Imaging makes scans affordable and delivers top-quality imaging and radiological interpretations at such a competitive price. Our Yakima Community Medical Center Puts People Over Profits Direct Imaging could drive

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