Alameda Health System (AHS) recently announced that San Leandro Hospital, San Leandro, Calif, is now offering on-site magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services with its new mobile unit. The unit allows the hospital to provide outpatient and inpatient MRI services within the local community, avoiding the need for patients to travel out of the area.
“The mobile MRI unit allows us to provide an important medical imaging service that is faster and more convenient for our patients,” said Steven Rosenthal, associate chief medical officer of San Leandro Hospital. “This advanced medical technology helps us provide critical testing for our patients and provides their physicians with the ability to develop treatment plans right away. This is yet another indication of the value and investment that San Leandro Hospital is contributing to the community.”
The mobile MRI unit is housed at San Leandro Hospital every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Inpatients are given medical priority with an expectation of 20 outpatient appointments served per month.
The unit is also stationed at Alameda Hospital, Alameda, Calif, a member of AHS, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Part of AHS, San Leandro Hospital is a community-based, 93-bed facility that provides inpatient and outpatient services including surgical and intensive care, 24-hour emergency services and a range of ancillary services including imaging, laboratory testing, and rehabilitation therapy.
For more information, visit San Leandro Hospital.
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