Medical Physics Consultants, Inc.
Your outsourced team of in-house medical physicists
We develop long term relationships with our hospitals and imaging centers by providing local consultants, training courses and industry leading expertise.
The provision of world class Medical Physics Consulting for Diagnostic Imaging to include Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology and Diagnostic Radiology is the cornerstone of our business.
Dedicated Courses as well as a wide variety of up to date Imaging and Radiation Safety inservices to include testing material are available to our clients.
MPC has taken great care to collect an abundance of vital regulatory and clinical reference material for our client’s daily use.
Medical Physics Assets
With the wealth of commonsense Medical Physics experience, MPC has a long history of developing concise regulatory compliant and clinically beneficial forms for all sections of Diagnostic Imaging.
Nuclear Medicine Forms
MPC’s knowledge of stringent Nuclear Medicine regulatory requirements and exacting clinical documentation has evolved into a compendium of useful and required forms.
Diagnostic Radiology Forms
With the continuing evolution of Diagnostic Imaging in Radiology and Cardiology, MPC develops forms for regulatory and clinical compliance.
Radium-223, Lutetium -177, Gallium-68, Copper-64, Actinium-225, Yttrium-90, Oh my!
What an exciting time to be involved in nuclear medicine. After 20 plus years of mostly the same products and radioisotopes being utilized in nuclear medicine a whole new group of products and radioisotopes have been or are in the process of being approved by the FDA. While some of these products have been used […]MORE❯
SNMMI warns of Omicron’s impact on PET/CT scans
Eighteen months ago the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) developed a task force to monitor and provide guidance to the imaging community with respect to COVID-19 infections manifesting in various imaging modalities, primarily FDG PET/CT or PET/MR. With the most recent variant, omicron, an unusual imaging pattern has been observed in the […]MORE❯
Do I Need to Purchase a Medium Sized MR Phantom?
In the June issue of ACR’s Quality and Safety eNews, it was announced the ACR MRI Accreditation Program (MRAP) has developed a medium-sized phantom. ACR’s senior advisor for medical physics also shared important details about the medium phantom with the medical physics community in the March-April issue of the AAPM Newsletter (see page 25). The […]MORE❯
Need Help Deciding to Discontinue Routine Shielding of Patient Gonads?
Did you know the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has developed a full program to assist your team in transitioning to the discontinuation of routine shielding of patient gonads? When you decide the time is right, visit the AAPM CARES site for a full set of resources including training modules (with credit available) […]MORE❯
NRC Publishes Information Notice (IN) Regarding Exposure to Radiation
Information Notice 2021-02: Recent Issues Associated with Monitoring Occupational Exposure to Radiation From Licensed and Unlicensed Radiation Sources was released on August 4, 2021. This IN describes recurring findings from NRC inspections where licensees were only monitoring dosimetry reports for high exposures. Several instances were observed where users were not wearing their badges correctly, or […]MORE❯
ACR Announces ACRedit Plus
The American College of Radiology will soon release ACRedit Plus, an updated accreditation database with a user-friendly interface and enhanced features making imaging accreditation more streamlined. This new process will be available for all imaging modalities except radiation oncology. Learn more about the changes from the ACR here: Keep ‘er Movin’MORE❯
SNMMI Statement: The Effect of COVID-19 Vaccination on FDG PET/CT
March 30, 2021 FDG-avid reactive lymphadenopathy on PET/CT has been reported in patients following COVID-19 vaccinations.1 Reactive lymphadenopathy has been reported in up to 16% of the patients following COVID-19 vaccination with the mRNA (Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna) vaccines; this side effect has not been reported to date with the AdV vector vaccine (Janssen/Johnson & Johnson).2-5 Some […]MORE❯
Important Safety Notification Regarding Patients Undergoing MRI Exams
On behalf of the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA*) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment manufacturers MPC is posting this message to assist in getting the word out. Please feel free to translate into local languages as necessary. The COVID19 pandemic impacts the way diagnostic imaging examinations are performed. Particularly, patients may need to wear […]MORE❯
NRC COVID-19 Public Meeting Announcement
Hello out there! We at MPC hope you all are doing well while navigating this new environment. This public meeting announcement came across our desk this morning so we thought we would share with our readers. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will be holding a public meeting to discuss how NRC medical licensees can request […]MORE❯
ACR Information on Field Radiology Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Yesterday the ACR posted this guidance for protection of health care workers and patients in this very precarious time…. https://www.acr.org/Advocacy-and-Economics/Advocacy-News/Advocacy-News-Issues/In-the-April-4-2020-Issue/ACR-Information-on-Field-Radiology-Care-During-the-COVID-19-PandemicMORE❯
MPC is a very reliable company and always available to help when needed! Their physicists are extremely knowledgeable, professional, and dependable!
We have contracted with MPC for many years. They have always been dependable, flexible, friendly and helpful. I highly recommend them for all of your Radiology Physicist needs. A pleasure to do business with.