The imaging department at Harrison County Hospital offers the top-of-the-line 1.5T MRI scanner. It delivers excellent image quality and the ultimate personalized care for each one of our patients. We offer LED lighting, optional airflow adjustments and the scanner is open on both ends. Patients are also able to watch their favorite movie or listen to relaxing music.
MRI machines use a powerful magnetic field to produce optimal images.
Prior to getting your MRI you will have to answer a questionnaire regarding you medical history. For your safety, we ask that you wear clothes free of metal and no jewelry. Do not worry if you forget we have scrubs and lockers for your valuables.
The imaging department at Harrison County Hospital offers one of the most advanced CT options in the industry.
Great outcomes often depend on great scan information. Our new CT equipment provides your doctor with the precise, hi-resolution images they need for a more confident diagnosis. In addition, it offers you a fast, comfortable, and high-quality imaging experience.
Your healthcare provider will determine the type of scan that you will need. They will provide you with information on how to prepare for your exam. On the day of your exam, you should pay attention to:
If you are getting contrast, you may need to have an IV. Through this IV, we will check your creatinine level (function of your kidneys). This is also how we will also administer the CT contrast.
You will lie on the CT table. The table may move slowly in and out. The scan will take less than five minutes to complete. Once complete, the technologist will give you instructions based of the type of exam you had done. Your physician will receive the results in 48 hours.
Medicare and Medicaid coverage guidelines for lung cancer screening (as of 10 February 2022) are:
For those who are eligible, a physician referral from your primary care provider is required. Call 812.738.7864 to schedule today.