News Releases

Oct 13 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is a reminder to all Australian women to prioritise their health and well-being. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in Australian Women and accounts for 29% of all new cancer diagnoses.  It is estimated that over 19,000 women were diagnosed with the disease in 2019 – an […]

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Aug 04 2020

Our Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Imaging Associates is closely monitoring the developments regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and taking steps to ensure our patients, visitors, staff and radiologists remain safe.  Imaging Associates is dedicated to providing services to our patients and the wider healthcare community. Our clinics will remain open. ~ Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19? ~ Have you had […]

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May 04 2020

CT Angiography

From May 1, there was an important amendment to the way general practitioners (GPs) may refer for Medicare-funded CT Angiography (CTA). To be eligible for a Medicare rebate when requested by a GP the request must indicate that the patient’s case has been discussed with a specialist or consultant physician. CTA has the advantage that […]

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Dec 19 2019

Merry Christmas!

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Nov 01 2019

MBS Update – Breast MRI

From November 1, Specialists and Consultant Physicians will be able to request two new items relating to MRI the evaluation and diagnosis of breast cancer. This is good news for patients and will assist in the treatment of breast cancer, leading to improved health outcomes for women. 63531 – Biopsy has not been possible MRI […]

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Oct 01 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October 2019

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! During October, we want to raise awareness about this disease and ensure our local community is checking their breasts regularly as well as discussing their risk with family and their general practitioners. All of us can be proactive with our breast health. Knowledge and early detection saves lives. […]

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Aug 16 2019

Body Composition Analysis – Changed Requirements

  The Department of Health and Human Services has changed the requirements for performing body composition analysis using Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA). Referrals from General Practitioners, Specialists and Allied Health Professionals are mandatory. . New regulations stipulate that patients are not able to have more than 4 scans in a 12-month period. There is no Medicare rebate […]

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Aug 10 2019

How can our practices be more planet-friendly?

More of us are making environmentally friendly choices in our lives so how can we make our radiology practices more planet-friendly. One solution is reducing our production of traditional x-ray films.   Hardcopy film is environmentally unfriendly. With recent technological advances, we can lower our impact on the environment by moving way from traditional x-ray […]

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Mar 28 2019

Patient Portal – IA X-RAYS

IA X-rays allows patients to view, share and store radiology images performed at an Imaging Associates’ clinic. Our platform gives you secure online access to your images via computer, tablet or  phone. You have access to your images anywhere, anytime allowing you to share with anyone you choose – whether showing your impressive baby ultrasounds to family via social media or sharing with a health […]

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Nov 12 2018

Our brand new MRI Suite!

Imaging Associates Box Hill has a brand new MRI Suite After a busy 12 weeks, our building works are finally complete and we now have two state-of-the-art wide bore Philips 3T MRI scanners providing superior image quality and enhanced patient comfort. Having an additional scanner has allowed us to clear our waiting list! We are […]

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