Plano, TEXAS | March 16, 2020 – medQ Inc announces the deployment of a new enhancement to the Q/ris 3000 Enterprise Imaging Workflow that will alert scheduling and front desk staff of a patient’s COVID-19 vaccination status and alert radiologists to potential false-positive lymph node issues during routine mammogram exams.
Swollen lymph nodes in the underarm area were observed in 10-15% of the patients receiving the Pfizer and Moderna versions of the COVID-19 vaccine.
While swollen lymph nodes are a sign of the body building up defenses against the virus, they are also an indicator of breast cancer in routine mammograms
“The potential for false positives presents an issue for both imaging centers and patients.” said John Norman, Chief Executive Officer for medQ. “Aside from preventing needless worry… (read full story on DOTmed.com) >>