Radiology at UnityPoint Health - Meriter

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Radiology

The Radiology department at UnityPoint Health – Meriter provides diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist in patient care.

We are committed to putting patient and staffs' safety first. Radiologists and x-ray technologists are trained and are dedicated to using the minimum amount of radiation necessary to obtain the needed results.

Patients requiring imaging procedures need a referral and order from their physician. Routine studies are scheduled in advance. Emergency procedures are performed as requested. Appointments for outpatient work are necessary and can be made by calling (608) 417-6288.

Radiology Clinic Services

Our Radiology department is located within UnityPoint Health – Meriter hospital. We also offer medical imaging and x-ray services at the following clinics:

ACR Accreditation

American College of Radiology

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has awarded accreditation status to several UnityPoint Health – Meriter Radiology department specialties, including Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, MRI, Mammography and CT. To obtain ACR accreditation, a facility must meet the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, radiation safety, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs are assessed.

Our Radiology department first reached this status in 2007 and re-accredited in 2010. Computer Tomography (CT) achieved accreditation in 2010. Molecular Medicine & PET/CT were accredited in 2011.

UnityPoint Health – Meriter hospital is the first hospital in Madison to be awarded ACR accreditation.

MRI Services

We are pleased to offer Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at UnityPoint Health – Meriter. MRI is a non-invasive, painless exam that helps us in diagnosing disorders of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), joints, abdomen and circulatory system.

MRIs use strong magnets, so please remove any metal jewelry, watches, coins, hairpins or piercings. Talk to your care team about any metallic devices in your body, like pacemakers or cochlear implants. No other advance preparation is typically needed, unless noted by your care team.  Our thing is healthcare, but you know you best, so let us know if you have any questions or concerns. Our experienced team will help you through the process.

Please check in for your appointment in the 3 Tower registration area. Volunteers at the welcome desk can help guide you.