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Interventional Radiology Superstars – It’s all about the patients!

At Intermountain Medical Imaging, our interventional radiology department prides itself on providing patients a quality experience, as reflected in our patient satisfaction scores. The IR team consists of a variety of team players, including our sub-specialized radiologists, stellar nursing team, and our highly qualified radiology technologists.

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Need an intervention? We’ve got radiologists for that!

Need an intervention? We’ve got radiologists for that! It’s safe to say that given the choice you’d prefer a procedure to be as minimally invasive as possible, right? That’s where interventional radiologists come in. They use fluoroscopy, CT scans, x-rays, MRIs and ultrasound to guide wires, catheters, needles and stents in a variety of procedures. […]

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Introducing the new Siemens Biograph mCT PET-CT!

Effective  March 24th, 2014 Intermountain Medical Imaging will transition their PET imaging services to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. The experienced team from Intermountain Medical Imaging and Gem State Radiology will work together with qualified Saint Alphonsus professionals to provide a seamless transition of PET services for both referring providers and patients alike. “With the […]

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IMI Patient Satisfaction Scores

Have you ever heard of a Net Promoter Score or Loyalty Index? This metric is used by companies to measure not only patient satisfaction, but patient loyalty. “How likely would you be to recommend {a company, product, or service} to your friends, your colleagues, or your family members?” For example, in 2012, Virgin America held […]

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Lung Cancer – Could You Be At Risk?

The answer is “yes”, if you’ve smoked heavily or have smoked for many years.  The simple fact is that smoking puts you at risk even if you no longer smoke or do not have any symptoms. HOW CAN I BE PROACTIVE WITH MY HEALTH? Intermountain Medical Imaging, in partnership with Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, now […]

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Surprise! You can save on the cost of medical imaging!

You might have noticed lately that the conversations surrounding healthcare are much about changes in helping individuals understand how to best manage their own health. Quality of care has always been of utmost importance to both medical experts and, of course, you. Helping you manage the costs of your quality healthcare is one of the […]

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3T MRI — Benefits to the patient.

At Intermountain Medical Imaging, we encourage our patients to be educated consumers of healthcare, and ask questions about their options before determining where to have their imaging exam performed.  A recent question posed by a potential patient is the perfect example… Q: My Doctor ordered an MRI on my left shoulder. I am too claustrophobic for traditional machines. Do […]

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Radiation in Imaging; What you should know.

  At Intermountain Medical Imaging, we are constantly fielding questions from concerned patients (and provider offices) about the radiation associated with certain imaging porcedures. How is it measured? How does it affect me (or my patients)? How do I know I am (they are) in good hands? At IMI, we feel education is the key to making […]

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Have a Question?

Have a question about medical imaging? We hope that this blog will have an answer to it. If not, please send us an email. Although we can’t reply to all emails personally, you may see your question posted on the IMI Facebook page or IMI blog in the future. If you’re looking for medical advice, […]

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