Your Home for Excellence in Medical Imaging.
The Medical Imaging department at MDI Hospital provides state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging services typically found in large, urban facilities. Located on the Hospital’s first floor and staffed with highly skilled, certified technicians under the direction of John Benson, MD, FACR, the department provides convenient access to the latest imaging services.
The award is formal recognition for meeting a stringent set of standards in every aspect of medical imaging. “There is a great deal of satisfaction in being recognized with the DICOE award because it confirms our dedication and success in protecting the health of our rural, island-based population,” said John Benson, MD, FACR, Medical Director of Medical Imaging at MDI Hospital. “Our patients know, and this honor confirms, that they will receive the best patient-centered diagnostic care when they come through our doors.”
A CT scan is a diagnostic imaging test that is used to uncover medical conditions of internal organs, bones, soft tissue and blood vessels.
An X-ray is a quick, painless test that produces images of the structures inside your body — particularly your bones. LEARN MORE
Before a nuclear medicine scan, you receive a small amount of a radioactive tracer material, known as a radiopharmaceutical. LEARN MORE
An MRI is used to generate cross sectional images of organs, soft tissue, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. LEARN MORE
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