National Radiologic Technology Week

  • National Radiologic Technology Week is celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of R.T.s across the nation.
  • The celebration takes place each year during the week that includes Nov. 8th to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on Nov. 8, 1895. This year it will be celebrated November 3-9 and the theme is “Waves of the Future.”
  • The week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care and health care safety.
  • At Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, their technical staff has specialized training in diagnostic imaging. Their Technologists are registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), licensed with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, and also hold advanced registries in CT, and Mammography.
  • To reach the Radiology Department you can click here or call 618-943-7221.