About Mission Imaging
Throughout Mission Health, our imaging departments work collaboratively to provide a consistent level of care. Imaging protocols are uniform across all locations, providing patients their choice of imaging locations. Mission Health provides ambulatory and inpatient imaging services including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MRI), ultrasound, nuclear medicine, breast imaging, diagnostic X-ray, as well minimally invasive interventional procedures.
Mission Health utilizes the Philips PACS system, an electronic database of imaging studies. This system grants all Mission Health providers instant and convenient access to imaging studies, improving coordination of care for patients.
Mission Breast Imaging
Watch the video to the left to learn more about the importance of early detection, and how it affects treatment and survival rates.
Did You Know?
Dense breasts make a woman up to six times more likely to develop breast cancer. And they make it challenging to detect cancer with a standard mammography exam alone. Working in tandem with a mammogram, 3D whole breast ultrasound (ABUS) offers a better chance to diagnose breast cancer early at a more treatable stage.
Headlines & Happenings
The Truth About Thermography – Setting the Record Straight
By Helen S. Sandven, MD Medical Director of Breast Imaging, Mission Hospitals Five years ago this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that thermography was not a replacement ...View More