R.I. Hospital adds MRI scans in emergency unit

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital has expanded its emergency services, adding a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit, the first hospital in New England to do so. More

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R.I. Hospital adds MRI scans in emergency unit

Posted 4/15/13

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital has expanded its emergency services, adding a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit, the first hospital in New England to do so.

“Patients are often at their most vulnerable when they visit the emergency department,” said Dr. Brian J. Zink, chief of the department of emergency medicine at Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospital. “The faster we can obtain information about a serious illness or injury, the faster we can intervene and treat the problem.”

Having an MRI in the emergency department not only improves efficiency, but also safety as it allows patients to remain in the emergency department for all diagnostic imaging.

“We are among the first in the country to bring this sophisticated technology to the emergency room patient, ensuring a timely diagnosis and safe, expedited treatment,” said Dr. John Cronan, chief of the department of diagnostic imaging at Rhode Island Hospital. •

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