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Imaging & Radiology

Imaging & Radiology

Our state-of-the-art technology includes, but is not limited to, diagnostic imaging, CT scanning, nuclear medicine, PET scans, breast imaging and ultrasound.

Imaging & Radiology

To schedule an appointment, call 508-427-2665.

CT Scans: 508-427-3402
Ultrasound: 508-427-3232
PET-CT: 508-259-8919

Referring Physicians for PET Scans
Download this form to request a PET/CT appointment at one of Steward's PET Imaging locations. Fax the completed form with CT reports to 866-927-0079.

To receive a copy of your medical records:
Please complete and sign an Authorization to Release Protected Health Information form. Please allow five to ten days to process your request.

The completed form can be faxed to 508-427-2209 or mailed to: 
Health Information Services Department
Attention: Correspondence Unit at Good Samaritan Medical Center
235 N. Pearl St., Brockton, MA 02301

For questions, please call the correspondence unit at 508-427-3180 during the following times:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:
    • 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m

Diagnostic Imaging: MRIs, X-Rays, Ultrasounds and CT Scans

We provide quality care utilizing state-of-the-art filmless digital imaging. With the filmless radiography system our center has the ability to store your radiographs electronically through our Picture, Archiving, Collection System (PACS). If at any time your physician needs copies of your exam, we can burn a CD or print films from the PACS. Along with the digital radiography and PACS, we are able to shorten the length of wait time for exam, duration of exam, and interpretation of exams. The quicker interpretation allows for a quicker diagnosis and treatment plan for your physician.

Computerized Tomography (CT) Scanning

A computer-assisted X-ray technique that visualizes parts of the body, giving three-dimensional information that is especially useful in the identification and evaluation of space-occupying lesions. Good Samaritan Medical Center is the only hospital using state-of-the-art 64-slice CT scanner technology to treat heart disease. Good Samaritan was awarded a three-year term of accreditation for the CT Scan department in 2010 from the American College of Radiology.

Diagnostic Cardiology

Provides a variety of procedures such as EKGs, echocardiograms, stress tests, Holter monitoring, event monitoring, pacer checks and tilt table evaluations to evaluate cardiac conditions.

Diagnostic Radiology (X-ray)

X-ray examinations are often done in an overall evaluation of the sick and injured. Many times, they are a "standard" study performed for a variety of reasons such as X-rays of bones to detect bone fractures, or a chest X-ray for pneumonia.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Creates images of the body by using computer technology, a powerful magnet, and radio waves. MRI is used to diagnose a wide variety of medical conditions, as it provides detailed 3D imaging of the soft tissues, musculoskeletal system, spine, vascular system, head, breast and neurological system. MRI is a reasonable alternative to arthrography of the knee and shoulder, providing images without surgical invasion and in a relatively short period of time. MRI imaging complements X-Ray images because MRI can distinguish soft tissue in both normal and diseased states.
  
Learn more about the advanced patient comfort features of our New State-of-the-Art MRI .

Mammography

A routine radiographic procedure that utilizes special state-of-the-art equipment to create a digital image to diagnose breast lesions with a low dose of radiation to the patient. Learn more about our Breast Care Center.

Nuclear Medicine

Utilizes radiopharmaceuticals to generate images of many structures within the body, including the heart, lungs, liver, thyroid gland, bones and kidneys. Abnormal tissues are demonstrated when the radiopharmaceutical administered to the patient creates an image that appears different than normal tissue upon imaging.

PET-CT Imaging

Combines today’s most advanced Positron Emission Tomography (PET) with the fastest and most sophisticated CT technology. PET creates images of metabolic activity in the body. CT scans create images of anatomical structures within the human body. Together, a PET-CT scan allows physicians to view metabolic activity and pinpoint where cancers are located so that they may target the disease. PET-CT is especially valuable in detecting or assessing certain cancers, heart conditions and neurological problems.

Ultrasound

Sometimes also referred to as "echo," ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to produce echoes within the body. The strength and timing of the echoes returning to the send point, or transducer, are analyzed by a computer to produce a graphic image of the area of interest such as a gallbladder, veins, arteries, breast, fetus, thyroid gland, liver, kidneys, ovaries and the heart.

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Call: 508-427-2665