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October 28, 2008
CONTACT: Maryanne Aldrich
(603) 747-9189
Woodsville, NH – Cottage Hospital celebrates National Radiologic Technology Week to
honor the hard work and accomplishments of its Radiologic Technologists.
The Radiology Department will recognize technologists the week of November 2 through
November 8, 2008. NRTW is celebrated each year during the week that includes Nov. 8,
the day that German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the x-ray in 1895.
Staffed by 15 full, part time and per diem technologists, Cottage Hospital Radiology
Department performs more than 17,000 procedures annually. Many of Cottage’s R.T.s
have worked for the hospital or in Radiology for more than 20 years and have witnessed
the growth of the department and rapid advances in imaging technology. These
technologists work with some of the most innovative equipment in the medical field to
help identify pathologies, plan and administer treatment and restore patient health. R.T.s
specialize in breast imaging, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging,
nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and general diagnostic radiology.
National Radiologic Technology Week was created by the American Society of
Radiologic Technologists in 1979 and is a registered trademark of ASRT. More
information about the profession, the celebration and the Society can be found at
Cottage Hospital is a 25 bed, critical access hospital serving the beautiful Upper
Connecticut River Valley. For additional information regarding Cottage Hospital and any
of its services please call (603)747-9000 or stop by and visit us at 90 Swiftwater Road,
Woodsville, NH.