OLD BRIDGE — Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge unveiled a new inpatient diagnostic imaging suite featuring larger rooms and a brand new state-of-the-art Computed Tomography (CT) scanner and X-ray machine.
The new, self-contained suite is part of the hospital’s new Emergency Department.
“Patients will be able to receive faster diagnostic imaging care in a new advanced environment designed to provide a more comfortable experience,” Thomas Shanahan, chief hospital executive, Raritan Bay Medical Center, said in a prepared statement.
The new inpatient diagnostic imaging suite at Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge provides the most advanced care for all radiology needs. The new CT scanner is a multi-detector scanner, which provides vivid, three- dimensional imaging for diagnosing numerous medical conditions. The technology is especially helpful for angiography, or vascular studies, allowing many patients to avoid more invasive diagnostic procedures, according to the statement.
In addition, the new X-ray machine is a digital, low-radiation machine that provides imaging of the head, neck, chest, spine, pelvis, extremities and abdomen.
“The new diagnostic imaging suite’s advanced equipment and efficient layout offer an ideal setting in which to provide the highest quality of patient-centered care,” Dr. Philip Lakritz, chair, Diagnostic Imaging, Raritan Bay Medical Center, said in the statement.
Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge is currently undergoing a major revitalization with a $39 million investment expanding its Emergency Department. The new diagnostic imaging suite is part of that transformation.