Digital Imaging Center

Digital Imaging Center

Riverpark Medical Center incorporates a Digital Imaging Center, which offers patients a level of technological excellence, convenience and accountability unparalleled in the Miss-Lou area.

We're proud to feature the trend setting equipment from General Electric (GE) Medical, the leader in diagnostic imaging. Among the FIRSTS for our region are a high resolution MRI, four times the resolution and speed of an open MRI. We offer Multi-slice Light Speed CT, giving your physician up to 4X the information of conventional spiral CT. In addition we have one of the first digital mammography units in the south allowing the physician to zoom in, magnify, and optimize different parts of breast tissue without having to take another image. To compliment Digital Mammography we have added the FDA approved Computer Aided Detection (CAD) system which acts as a "second pair of eyes" for the radiologist. CAD works by applying a mathematical algorithm that digitally scans every inch of your mammogram and highlights all potential regions of interest. Our digital radiology Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) will make consultations and second opinions easily available anywhere the Internet can take you.

We also offer 3-D ultrasound, digital fluoroscopy, digital x-ray, and osteoporosis evaluation (bone density).

We believe our patients deserve the best today and tomorrow, that's why we have made a long-term commitment to keeping both technology and equipment current.

Our Staff

Our Medical Director, Dr. Fred G. Emrick, has clinical expertise in every modality we offer including: High Resolution MRI, Digital Mammography and Multi-slice CT. Dr. Emrick is committed to providing a new standard of radiological excellence to our region by implementing quality protocols on all diagnostic equipment.

Jill Brown, RT (R) R.D.M.S., Director of Imaging Services, leads a team of registered radiology technologists in providing professional and personal service to every patient. The primary objective of the Riverpark Digital Imaging Center is to meet the imaging needs of all area physicians and healthcare providers by assuring quality services in a timely manner.

Our Services

Our Imaging Center will offer pre-admission of patients, private admission areas, prompt and courteous service, patient information with regard to exam preparation, post procedure follow up and patient education. We offer a relaxed environment by providing a private consultation area, separate dressing and waiting areas for men and women, and “ a personal touch ” that includes availability of robes and a warm blanket during your procedure.

Diagnostic Procedures and Equipment

Below you can find an overview of different tests and equipment you may encounter when you visit the NEW Riverpark Digital Imaging Medical.

  • CT- Multi-slice Computed Axial Tomography
  • MRI- High Resolution 1.5T Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • New Digital Mammography with Computer Aided Detection (CAD)
  • Radiology Ultrasound
  • Radiology Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
  • Digital Fluoroscopy and X-ray
  • Bone Density
  • Vascular Ultrasound

Women's Services

Riverpark is dedicated to providing information to help women make more confident and informed decisions. Our partnership with GE Medical insures not only the latest diagnostic tools but also access to women's healthcare advocates, leaders and nationally recognized experts. We are committed to empowering women with knowledge and insight to help them stay on the road to better health.

Breast Health

Women should set up a plan for good breast health, through mammograms, regular breast self-examinations, examinations, understanding their breast cancer risks and genetics. Learn about breast cancer diagnostic procedures such as digital mammograms offered at Riverpark.

Osteoporosis Treatment and Prevention

In the U.S. today, 10 million individuals already have osteoporosis and 18 million more have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for this disease. Osteoporosis affects many women, Riverpark is committed to the latest diagnostic methods and education to help deter this women's disease.

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