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Radiology & Imaging

Radiology & Imaging at Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E. Boulder St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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Hospital operator: 719-365-5000
Free garage parking & valet

 

Memorial Hospital North
4050 Briargate Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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Hospital operator: 719-364-5000
Free parking

 

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Our radiology department at Memorial Hospital is a diagnostics and treatment resource for nearly every medical service. Our team of radiology technicians are board-certified. Memorial's picture archiving communication system (PACS) provides physicians with real-time access over the Internet to obtain results as soon as possible. The sooner a medical condition is diagnosed, the sooner treatment can begin.

 

Diagnostics technologies include:


• x-ray
• mammography
• ultrasound
• magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
• computerized tomography (CT)

• positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET/CT)

 

In addition, non-invasive radiology treatment techniques, such as angioplasty, can often be used as an alternative to surgery.

 

Our radiology department at Memorial Hospital has some of the more advanced digital radiological technology which offers several advantages over other systems, to include:

  • 64-slice CT: produces fast, high-resolution scans and is capable of producing 64 different images per rotation. This allows radiologists to examine smaller and more detailed sections of the original scan, leading to more exact diagnoses.
  • Digital radiography: dramatically reduces the number of steps for a final scan. Radiologists are able to enlarge scans and view different angles with the simple touch of a button. In addition, There is no film that can be lost and procedures rarely need to be repeated.

  • PET/CT: often reveals disease much earlier than conventional diagnostic procedures (such as CT or MRI) alone. This helps physicians diagnose and treat disease earlier and more accurately. It can also determine if therapy, such as chemo or radiation, is working.

The radiology and imaging department at Memorial Hospital is accredited by the American College of Radiology and received the gold seal for excellence in care.

 

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What to Expect

When your doctor orders an outpatient test for completion through the radiology department at Memorial Hospital, a scheduler contacts you to set up an appointment for one of our four convenient locations. The scheduler also gives you the information you need to prepare for your visit. To save some time, you may also pre-register over the telephone.

 

For more information or to schedule an appointment at one of our four convenient radiology locations, call 719-365-5000.
 
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Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology offers a two-year (24-month) Associate in Applied Science, which is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

 

To learn more, call the school at 719-365-6819.

 

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