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Story courtesy St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation

On October 4, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPHF) hosted a double Grand Opening, celebrating the installation of a medical imaging SPECT-CT and new operating theatre technology at St. Paul’s Hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

“Over the past three weeks, since the radioisotopes produced by the Fedoruk Centre were approved for clinical use, we have scanned over 150 patients using Saskatchewan-made isotopes,” says Dr. Paul Babyn, Head of the Department of Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine. “Having a local supply means we can better respond to patient demand and scan our patients without delivery concerns.” Read the rest of this entry »

On May 10, 2016, the Department of Medical Imaging at Royal University Hospital (RUH) will be rolling out a new inpatient Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) requisition form. This form is intended to not only optimize the use of MRI equipment and improve patient flow, but also to promote quality work in terms of screening patients for MRIs, and ensuring their safety by incorporating a screening form into the requisition. Read the rest of this entry »