3D and Evening Mammograms Become the New Normal at Advanced Medical Imaging
Advanced Medical Imaging (AMI) (AMImaging.com), the largest reader of mammograms in Nebraska, has announced that as of this month, screening mammograms will be scheduled as 3D mammograms—also known as digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT)—at their Imaging Center, 7601 Pioneers Blvd. in Lincoln. Instead of simply giving doctors four images to view, 3D shows an image for every millimeter of breast tissue without taking any extra time. Additionally, AMI extended their Women’s Center hours into the evenings four days per week to make it more accessible for working women to schedule this screening.
3D mammograms are the new standard for breast cancer screening and are now covered by all major insurance companies. Most patients without insurance can also receive access to a free 3D mammogram at AMI through their partners at Every Woman Matters (EWM). EWM is a federally-funded program that provides services to medically under-served women ages 40–74. To enroll in this program, women can visit the EWM website at dhhs.ne.gov or call (800) 532-2227.
Advanced Medical Imaging is physician-owned, allowing their doctors to make decisions based on what is the best care for their patients. Their top considerations when making this decision were providing the best screening available, making sure it was affordable for patients and providing results as soon as possible. All of these variables aligned to make this change possible. Learn more online at AMImaging.com.