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Medicaid rolls expected to grow when ACA kicks in

...Brodie said.The concern is that there may be an over-use of expensive radiology procedures like MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging) and PET scans (positron emission tomograohy), particularly when the equipment is owned by physician practices...
Assembly move shows governance flaws

...contract that would have allowed construction to begin at publicly owned South Peninsula Hospital's proposed Magnetic Resonance Imaging facility. Not wanting to be reckless with public money, the majority of the assembly decided it was better...
Kardinals player on the mend: Dambacher returns home after injuring neck in football game

...couldn't feel anything, I didn't think I'd be able to walk," he said. At Central Peninsula Hospital, a magnetic resonance imaging test revealed the damage to Isaac's neck, so he was airlifted to Providence. Isaac's father, Steve...
Hospital gets funding to upgrade MRI

Central Peninsula Hospital will spend up to $175,000 to upgrade its magnetic resonance imaging machine. Resolution 2007-070, passed Tuesday by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, authorizes the hospital to purchase...
Prognosis good for medical field

...Soldotna facility added a sleep laboratory and began offering cardiac rehabilitation. In 1999, it got its first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. Outside the purview of the hospital but also on the central peninsula, the new Kenai Public...
Now and then: Assembly mulls $1M contract with past in mind

...accept a $986,000 sole source contract with a firm ready to work on South Peninsula Hospital's proposed Magnetic Resonance Imaging facility. Sole source contracting is when the borough enters into a business deal with a firm without competitively...
Assembly should say 'yes' to MRI enclosure

...peninsula. The resolution calls for the assembly to approve "a change order to authorize construction of a magnetic resonance imaging building at the South Peninsula Hospiatal under the existing construction contract." Earlier this month...
Think Pink! - Mammography event highlights importance of exams

...cancers are detected, he said the hospital offers state-of-the-art diagnostic mammograms, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging to further study the cancer. For more information on breast-cancer screening visit the American Cancer Society...
CPGH grows with advances

...most of the invasive techniques we've done in the past." One such improvement is the $1.38-million magnetic resonance imaging machine CPGH installed in 1999. The MRI uses magnetic energy and radio waves to make detailed images of the...
Homer facility pursuing technological upgrades

...rearranging the emergency and radiology departments. The board hopes to make space with the Phase II expansion for a magnetic resonance imaging machine, he said, so that the hospital can buy one when need warrants the purchase. A Phase III project will...


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