For Immediate Release:
June 18, 2013
Southcoast Health System offers radiology and laboratory services at HealthFirst
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Southcoast™ Health System now offers both radiology and laboratory services at HealthFirst Family Care Center located at 387 Quarry Street in Fall River.
Southcoast Radiology Services provides comprehensive outpatient radiology testing including digital mammography, X-ray, ultrasound, and bone density scanning.
Also located at the site is Southcoast Laboratory Services which offers full-service diagnostic laboratory testing with extended hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday; and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
About Southcoast Radiology and Imaging Services
Southcoast Health System offers first-rate radiology imaging services at 14 sites throughout the region, including all three Southcoast Hospitals sites — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham — and the Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care, giving patients easy access to high-quality services. Southcoast Radiology Imaging Services performs more than 400,000 radiology procedures each year. The radiologists, technologists, managers and support staff are dedicated to providing superior patient care and customer service.
In addition to a 3T MRI scanner, Southcoast Radiology Imaging Services provides the most advanced technology available in the region. Southcoast offers low-dose 128-slice CT scanner and the region's largest digital mammography system. Additional services include Bone Densitometry (DEXA scanning), Computed Tomography (CT scan), PET/CT, Diagnostic Radiology (X-ray), Interventional Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Digital Mammography, Non-Invasive Vascular Imaging, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound.
To learn more about the latest radiology technology at Southcoast, visit www.southcoast.org/radiology.
About Southcoast Laboratory Services
Southcoast Laboratory Services provides full service quality, diagnostic testing 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The array of services available include the Southcoast Blood Bank, chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, toxicology, cytology and pathology.
These services are provided at 20 Southcoast sites throughout the region. Inpatient services are provided at all three Southcoast hospital locations— Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham — as well as various outpatient sites including nursing homes, physician offices, VNA's and community health centers.
For more information about services provided by Southcoast Laboratory Services visit: www.southcost.org/lab.