To determine the cause of a patient’s health problem, a diagnosis needs to be made. Doctors throughout the various fields of medicine have a wide range of diagnostic tools and services to help patients get the information they need to improve their health. Diagnostic imaging at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center may include some of… Read More »
Lung cancer screenings can detect lung cancer in its early stages, when it is more treatable. Learn whether you qualify. Low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screenings are recommended for both men and women between 55 and 80 years old who currently smoke, have a history of heavy smoking, or have quit within the past 15 years.… Read More »
By now, most women understand the importance of getting a mammogram. But what is a 3D mammogram, and when should you think about upgrading to one? By Holly Rhoton R.T.(M)(B.D.) During a 3D mammogram, a machine uses low-dose X-ray to take a number of images. Those images are then reconstructed to give doctors and radiologists a three-dimensional… Read More »
To determine if certain conditions exist, medical professionals at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center may need to perform a variety of diagnostic imaging and testing to get a proper evaluation completed. Diagnostic imaging uses many of today’s latest technologies to see into the body where the eye cannot, providing information that is vital for doctors… Read More »
It can be hard to focus and take in all of the important information you need when you’re in the consultation room with your doctor. When you’re injured, your mind is divided in many places. You might be wondering about the cost of the visit, how you can heal best, and the pain you’re experiencing… Read More »
Summit Healthcare’s diagnostic imaging services provide clear direction for patient care in new, innovative ways.
When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Patti Bird found the solutions she needed at Summit Healthcare. PATTI WAS INSTALLING a windshield in a car with her fiancé, Brad Anderson, when she first felt pain. “I was climbing on a trunk and hit my chest, which really hurt,” Patti says. “I thought that maybe I… Read More »
Though fall is coming, that doesn’t mean you should allow yourself to undo all of that progress you’ve made this summer. If you’ve been working hard to exercise and eat better, the temptation to rest, relax, and hide a new belly under a sweater might sound like a good idea. But, you’ll inevitably want to… Read More »