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For Immediate Release:
September 4, 2013

Southcoast Health System expands Radiology Imaging Services at the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center

Now offering ultrasound in addition to X-ray, mammography and bone density scanning

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Southcoast® Radiology Imaging Services, part of Southcoast Health System, has expanded comprehensive outpatient radiology services at the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center (GNBCHC). Southcoast now offers ultrasound services in addition to bone density (DEXA scanning), mammography and radiology (X-ray).

Services are available on the following days and times:

Mammography Services

  • Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • One Saturday per month.

Radiology (X-ray) Services

  • Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Ultrasound Services

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bone Densitometry (DEXA scanning)

  • Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Greater New Bedford Community Health Center is located at 874 Purchase Street in New Bedford. For more information on Southcoast Radiology Imaging Services at GNBCHC, call 508-994-7351.

For more information on the services provided by Southcoast Radiology Imaging Services across the region, visit

Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-973-5280

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Southcoast Health System is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island.

It includes the three hospitals that make up Southcoast Hospitals Group - Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Southcoast provides advanced clinical services, such as open heart surgery, angioplasty and heart rhythm services, comprehensive cancer care, neurosurgery, weight loss surgery, orthopedic surgery, advanced imaging services and is the only provider of maternity services in the region.

Southcoast is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services. More information is available online at Connect to Southcoast through social media at

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