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.
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.
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❯
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❯
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❯
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❯
In this new COVID-19 world we are encountering daily recommendations to promote social distancing, infection prevention and minimization of virus spread. Some headlines crossing our desk recently include the following: ACR Recommends suspension of nuclear medicine ventilation scans ( https://www.acr.org/Advocacy-and-Economics/ACR-Position-Statements/COVID19-Nuclear-Medicine-Ventilation-Scans Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging also recommends proceeding with caution when performing ventilation/perfusion […]MORE❯
If you are new to the game and don’t know anything about Medical Physics Consultants, Inc. (a grass roots private company in existence for 40+ years), let me tell you, we take our professional relationships seriously. Our professional relationships with our clients and our professional relationships with our peers are very important to us. It […]MORE❯
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) has issued an Intent to Revise the Standard and is therefore postponing the official effective dates (December 1, 2019) of the revised and and the new general chapter until further notice. The official notice can be viewed here.MORE❯
Greetings!! MPC recently concluded its summer meeting and annual company picnic. As a growing company (43 employees and counting!!!) this was one of the largest turnouts for our picnic we have ever had. A lot of good topics (including where we are going with our website and E-learning courses) were discussed over the three or […]MORE❯
Earlier this year, the AAPM issued a position statement on the use of patient gonadal and fetal shielding during diagnostic imaging exams utilizing radiation and as the international society has thought for years it appears it is time to reconsider the efficacy of this practice. An excellent article outlining the history, benefit (little or zero) […]MORE❯
In August of 2011, The Joint Commission (TJC) issued Sentinel Event Alert #47, titled Radiation Risks of Diagnostic Imaging. Last month an update to this alert was issued to specifically include fluoroscopy and to more clearly define a patient safety program. The core of this alert remains the same; however, this revision makes it clear […]MORE❯
We have found the services of MPC vital in meeting our accreditation and regulatory obligations for annual and acceptance testing for all our imaging equipment. MPC has demonstrated to be a cost effective service of providing qualified medical physicists for all our nuclear medicine and diagnostic imaging machine needs for over the past ten years.
I really enjoyed the Radiation Safety Officer Course and appreciate all of the hospitality that was extended to me by the MPC staff!