At Franciscan Health, our imaging services offer the most advanced imaging equipment available anywhere in the world. With many convenient locations and a focus on patient comfort, we've raised the standard of care for imaging services.
Advanced Imaging for the Most Accurate Patient Diagnosis
A crucial first step in addressing any medical concerns is accurate diagnosis. At Franciscan Health, we have some of the most advanced imaging equipment available anywhere in the world, from conventional X-ray to sophisticated PET/CT and MRI. We understand that convenience and comfort matter, too. With many convenient locations and a focus on patient comfort, we’ve raised the standard of care for imaging services.
Imaging helps health care professionals see structures inside your body. Using these images, the radiologist or other physicians can often:
- More accurately diagnose the cause of your symptoms
- Monitor how your body responds to a treatment for your disease or condition
- Screen for different illnesses, such as breast cancer, lung cancer or heart conditions
What makes imaging at Franciscan Health different?
- Every image is studied by a radiologist with specialty training for more accurate interpretations and clearer answers for patients and their physicians
- Our medical imaging teams are equipped with the most advanced, precise technology—producing enhanced images and faster results for our patients
Ultrasounds are procedures that help doctors diagnose and manage a variety of health issues. Commonly used to monitor a fetus during pregnancy, an ultrasound is also used to view many organs and guide procedures.
Osteoporosis, or the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density, is the most common form of bone disease. Bone density testing helps you determine your bone health early so you can take steps to keep your bones healthy.
Bronchoscopy is a test to view the airways and diagnose lung disease. It may also be used during the treatment of some lung conditions. The pulmonary specialists at Franciscan Health have extensive training to perform bronchoscopy.
Franciscan Health delivers expertise and experience in the full range of cardiovascular imaging and diagnostic modalities. We offer a wide variety of services, including heart scan, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and 3D technology.
CT technology is a valuable diagnostic tool to examine bone or tissue, blood vessels and rapidly moving organs such as the heart. Franciscan Health offers the most advanced technology and trained specialists in our CT scan departments.
Endoscopy procedures give doctors a way to examine the inside of the body in a minimally invasive way. Many endoscopy procedures are performed on an outpatient basis. All are performed by board-certified specialists.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging - commonly called MRI - is a noninvasive test that doesn't use radiation to examine the inside of your body. MRI is a valuable diagnostic tool for doctors, particularly when monitoring a disease.
PET/CT scans are an important imaging tool that physicians at Franciscan Health order to help detect and diagnose cancer. These specialized images are also used to help determine the best course of treatment.
A colonoscopy is a test using a scope and video that lets a physician examine the lining of your colon and rectum. This test can detect polyps and early cancers. Early detection is a powerful tool in the fight against cancer.
X-rays are a valuable diagnostic tool that can be used to both diagnose and guide certain treatment procedures. Franciscan Health offers the most advanced technology and trained specialists in our medical imaging department.
Breast cancer is a serious but highly survivable disease, impacting hundreds of thousands of women each year. At Franciscan Health, we realize the key to battling breast cancer is early detection and prevention.