By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Explain the results from the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST) and the impact it had on breast imaging. 
  • Describe how digital imaging improves on the limitations of screen-film mammography. 
  • Discuss the rational behind the reason a mammography department moves from screen-film to a digital environment. 
  • Discuss the essential pre-planning elements that every imaging department should be aware of when transitioning to a digital environment.

Target Audience

The target audience is mammography technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.