Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital of Houston celebrates National Radiologic Technology Week® to honor the hard work and accomplishments of its radiologic technologists. NRTW® is celebrated each year during the week that includes Nov. 8, the day that German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the x-ray in 1895.
Staffed by more than 75 employees, the Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Radiology Department performs more than 50,000 procedures annually. Many of the Tenet R.T.s have worked for the hospital for more than 10 years and have witnessed the growth of the department and rapid advances in imaging technology. These technologists work with some of the most innovative equipment in the medical field to help identify pathologies, plan and administer treatment and restore patient health. R.T.’s specialize in breast imaging, computed tomography, cardiac-interventional procedures, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, radiation therapy and general diagnostic radiology.
The Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Radiology Department has grown to specialize in some of the most advanced imaging methods available today, including 64 slice Cardiac CT, High-Field Breast MRI, PET CT and Digital Mammography.
About National Radiologic Technology Week
National Radiologic Technology Week was created by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists in 1979 and is a registered trademark of ASRT. This year’s theme for the national celebration is “R.T.s: Every Picture Has A Story.” More information about the profession, the celebration and the Society can be found at www.asrt.org.