Choose a radiology department committed to maximum quality and expert knowledge while keeping radiation safety a top priority.
Lancaster General Health has committed its resources to detect and treat life-threatening diseases and pathologies. Diagnostic Imaging plays a vital role in detecting such conditions. This imaging includes conventional x-rays, CT, fluoroscopy, mammography and nuclear medicine. There is a small but acknowledged risk in diagnostic imaging exams, a risk which Lancaster General Health works very hard to minimize for the patients we care for. Healthcare providers worldwide have found the benefits of diagnostic imaging exams outweigh the risks of such procedures.
The LG Health Department of Radiology
devotes itself to radiation safety while
maintaining top tier diagnosis and
At Lancaster General Health, the status quo is not acceptable when it comes to radiation safety. The Diagnostic Imaging Department uses several methods to keep radiation at a minimum. Among these are digital x-ray detectors and software built to provide clear anatomy from low x-ray exposure. Staff education focuses on reducing unnecessary radiation and radiation physicists regularly monitor patient doses and equipment output.
Dose conscious CT techniques for patients of all ages and sizes
Radiation Physicist monitoring of all x-ray, CT, and nuclear medicine equipment
Digital x-ray equipment
Imaging protocols designed to reduce radiation while maintaining image quality
Computer software compensating for lower x-ray exposures
Breast, Gonadal, Thyroid, and Eye shielding