May 03, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas—St. David’s North Austin Medical Center recently opened a new imaging center dedicated to outpatient care for all ages. Previously, the hospital combined both outpatient and inpatient imaging at one location in the building.
“As Northwest Austin continues to grow, so does the need for convenient and accessible healthcare,” Tom Jackson, chief executive officer of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, said. “The new Outpatient Imaging Center has its own entrance and designated parking spaces, allowing patients quick and easy access.”
The Outpatient Imaging Center at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, located in the hospital’s south wing facing North MoPac, features two magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) suites and computerized tomography (CT), ultrasound, radiology and nuclear medicine.
One of the two MRI suites is equipped with an MRI system that is particularly beneficial for pathological conditions involving the brain, spine, breast and musculoskeletal system.
The new MRI suites feature a caring suite for children/adults, including flat screens to watch a movie or TV. Children can also listen to their favorite music with headphones that cancel out some of the loud noises of the 3T MRI unit.
For more information on the Outpatient Imaging Center at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, visit StDavids.com.
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St. David’s North Austin Medical Center
St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 425-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital. St. David’s Surgical Hospital, which opened in October 2016, is a campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.