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The Difference Between CT and MRI

If you've received notice from your physician that you or a loved one require medical imaging, it can be confusing as to which type of medical imaging procedure needs to be completed. Your doctor will assess your medical history and the specific disease or health concern that is being evaluated to choose the most correct imaging procedure for you. Here we [...]

By |March 13, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preparing a Child for an MRI

MRIs, or magnetic resonance imaging, is a medical imaging technique that is useful in a variety of situations. Hopefully, your family never needs the services of an MRI to diagnose medical issues, but if for some reason you find yourself booking an MRI appointment for your child, preparing them and yourself for the procedure is an important step in creating a [...]

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How are Ultrasounds Used in Medical Imaging?

When you hear the word ultrasound, you probably think of pregnancies and gender reveals but ultrasound imaging, or sonography, is used in a variety of instances in which a medical diagnosis is needed. We'll explain the basics of ultrasounds, what they are used for in medical imaging, how to prepare for your appointment, and what to expect during the procedure.  Learn [...]

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Which is Cheaper? Out of Pocket or Emergency Room Costs?

Can a non-hospital imaging center cost less than the Emergency Room at a local hospital? Despite old school thinking that insurance policyholders spend less when it comes to health care than out-of-pocket payers, the truth is that patients can save money when they pay upfront. Let's say you injure yourself on a weekend night, your family general practitioner isn't open, and [...]

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Why are X-Rays Used and How Do They Work?

You or your child might have been told that an X-ray is needed to diagnose a disease or investigate a broken bone. Before you head to your local imaging center, it can be helpful to learn the basics of the procedure and what to expect at the appointment. Below we outline what X-ray technology is and how it is useful in [...]

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How to Choose a Medical Imaging Center

Choosing a medical imaging center is an important decision for your health and your wallet. It is necessary to research all your options before selecting the center that best fits your needs.  Larger cities have an overwhelming number of centers and it can be daunting trying to figure out which provider accepts your insurance, which office treats you with professionalism, and [...]

By |February 18, 2022|Categories: Medical Imaging, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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