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May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

Published 05/13/2016

As referenced in the Bone Density section of our website, osteoporosis is a disease of the bones found in about 54 million Americans.  Osteoporosis is caused either by the body making too little bone or losing too much bone over the course of a person's life.  This results in bones being weakened and easily broken by...

May 2016 - XRA is Hiring!

Published 05/03/2016

XRA Medical Imaging is seeking to hire in a number of areas in our practice.  See below for more information. X-Ray/Mammography Technologist 40 hours/week opportunity Johnston location Mon-Thurs. 10:30 am – 7:00 pm & Friday – normal day shift 24 hours/week opportunity Tues, Thurs, & Sat’s Per Diem opportunity – Saturday hours MRI Technologist 34.5...

XRA is Sponsoring a Blood Drive

Published 04/01/2016

XRA Medical Imaging has partnered with South County Internal Medicine to sponsor a week-long blood drive at the Rhode Island Blood Center's South County Donor Center, located at 14 Woodruff Plaza in Narragansett. Beginning on Monday, April 4th through Monday, April 11th, patients who donate blood should mention they are donating on behalf of XRA Medical Imaging...

What Does a Radiologist Do?

Published 03/25/2016

Patients come to XRA Medical Imaging to have images taken, but what happens with those images between the time our patients leave XRA and follow up with their own doctor?  For many patients it is unclear, so we wanted to take some time to explain more about what it is that our radiologists do. To begin, a radiologist is...

What is Image Gently?

Published 03/18/2016

If you have read the homepage of our website, you have probably seen that XRA Medical Imaging has taken the Image Gently pledge.  But what is Image Gently? Image Gently is a worldwide alliance of radiological societies working to provide safe, high quality imaging to pediatric patients.  Their goal is to raise awareness in the imaging...