New di­ag­nos­tic imag­ing cen­ter opens in La Plata

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The new out­pa­tient imag­ing cen­ter named Uni­ver­sity of Mary­land Charles Re­gional Imag­ing (UMCRI) is lo­cated at 5 North La Plata Court, Suite 104, in La Plata, of­fers imag­ing ser­vices, in­clud­ing 3T MRI, arthrog­ra­phy, CT, ul­tra­sound, X-ray, mam­mog­ra­phy and bone den­sit­o­m­e­try. UMCRI pro­vides pa­tients and re­fer­ring physi­cians with imag­ing ser­vices and is staffed by board-cer­ti­fied and fel­low­ship-trained ra­di­ol­o­gists from Uni­ver­sity of Mary­land School of Medicine and cer­ti­fied tech­nol­o­gists who de­liver thor­ough, ac­cu­rate and prompt re­ports as well as com­pas­sion­ate pa­tient care. The cen­ter of­fers same-day or next-day ap­point­ments (in­sur­ance per­mit­ting) and 24-hour re­port turn­around for re­fer­ring physi­cians.

The Uni­ver­sity of Mary­land Charles Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter (UMCRMC), Uni­ver­sity of Mary­land Di­ag­nos­tic Imag­ing Spe­cial­ists PA (DISPA) and MedQuest As­so­ci­ates Inc. has en­tered into a joint ven­ture to de­velop and op­er­ate the full-modal­ity out­pa­tient di­ag­nos­tic imag­ing cen­ter. DISPA rep­re­sents the out­pa­tient prac­tices of the Uni­ver­sity of Mary­land De­part­ment of Di­ag­nos­tic Ra­di­ol­ogy and Nu­clear Medicine and pro­vides aca­demic sub­spe­cialty ra­di­ol­o­gists (cov­er­ing mul­ti­ple clin­i­cal sub­spe­cial­ties) to in­ter­pret the stud­ies per­formed at the cen­ter. MedQuest As­so­ci­ates, a lead­ing na­tional provider of imag­ing man­age­ment ser­vices for health sys­tems, will man­age the day-to-day op­er­a­tions of the cen­ter.

For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charlesre­gion­al­imag­, or call 301-539-0345.

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