Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

World Housing Solutions Chooses All Star X-ray in Latest Relief Effort

The recent hurricanes and subsequent devastation of the island of Puerto Rico have left millions without access to healthcare and other basic necessities. All Star X-ray is dedicated to continuing our philanthropic efforts by partnering with Clinics on Wheels to provide those in need with access to portable x-ray services, medical services, and emergency services.

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5 Things You Might Not Know about X-Rays

From the moment they were unexpectedly observed by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895, X-rays have been a mystifying and powerful force, able to reveal what’s underneath our skin, as well as what lies in the black of outer space, and more. As illuminating as they are dangerous, X-rays have given us advancements in numerous sciences, but not without taking some hair and skin off would-be experimenters in the process. Here are five things you might not know about X-rays.

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The Best Time for New X-ray Equipment

While it is true that there is never a bad time to purchase new imaging equipment, your business can benefit if that purchase is made before the end of the tax year. Although the Section 179 deduction limit for equipment purchases made in 2014 is down from $500,000 to $25,000, business owners should take advantage of this still-significant tax break before December 31.

Checking an X-ray

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Meet the All Star X-ray Team

All-Star X-ray takes great pride in its team, from the members of our sales and technical service team to the administrative staff who make sure our office is running smoothly. So from time to time, we’re going to tell you about our amazing employees. Today, we’ve got office manager Sandra Newton and office assistant Denise Bain.

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Should Radiologists Have More Face Time with Patients?

The American College of Radiology (both the associated journal and the leadership) has been making a major push toward encouraging radiologists to spend more face time with their patients. Despite technological improvements, professionals in this particular corner of healthcare have an unfortunate reputation for being isolated and impersonal. A lack of visibility is hamstringing the radiology industry and it needs to be stopped.

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