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Mary Kay Seidl, CHI St. Joseph’s Health Multi Modality Radiologic Technologist, operates the new CT scanner at CHI St. Joseph’s Health.

New CT scanner brings innovative technology to patients

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Technology and innovation play a key role in the dynamic field of diagnostic imaging.

Having the best technology available for patients close to home is a priority, and CHI St. Joseph’s Health is excited to announce the arrival of a new, upgradable Computed Tomography (CT) scanner.

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CT scanners use xrays and computers to create a body image much like bread slices comprise a loaf of bread. The thinner the slices, the more detailed the images produced for radiologists when interpreting images and making a diagnosis.

The new 64-slice, CT scanner brings improved speed, resolution, and performance to patients. Benefits include:

n Major improvements in reconstructive clarity,

n Reduction in dose to the patient,

n Improved weight-handling capacities and comfort for our bariatrics patients.

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