Posts Tagged ‘MRI’

Bluewater Health previews new MRI facility

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Potential contributors and those who will not only benefit from but work on a new Siemens MRI machine at Bluewater Health got their chance on Friday. The $2.8 million machine will allow health care professionals to complete a wide range of medical imaging, including breast imaging that patients had to travel out of Sarnia to […]

Bluewater Health will spend $6 million on new equipment this year


  Bluewater Health intends to invest some $6 million in medical equipment and information technology in its next fiscal year, the cost for which will come from a combination of hospital funding and a $2.8 million capital fund raising campaign from the Bluewater Health Foundation. The proceeds from next year's Dream Home Lottery will be […]

Bluewater Health Foundation looks to community for new $2.8 million MRI


The Bluewater Health Foundation has launched a two-year campaign to raise the $2.8 million needed to replace an aging Magnetic Resonance Imaging device for the health care provider. About 7,000 MRIs were taken at Bluewater Health last year and since the machine was put into operation about 10 years ago, there has been what is […]

Wait times continue to improve at Bluewater Health

Wait times for diagnostic imaging services at Bluewater Health continue to improve.   According to numbers released at its most recent board meeting, patients are waiting an average of 40 days for an MRI procedure and just seven days for a CT scan.   Both figures are considerably lower than figures released this week by […]