Today is Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

Department of

Radiology

University of Cincinnati Medical Center

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center Radiology Department is a large contemporary imaging facility that performs approximately 200,000 examinations a year.

The department currently employs approximately 80 technologists who staff imaging operations in both the main x-ray department and the numerous satellite operations.

The department has the following specialized equipment as well as a wide variety of general imaging equipment to supplement it:

Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Radiology Information System (RIS)

  • McKesson PACS System with integrated Power Scribe Voice Recognition Technology
  • Cerner Millenium RIS.

Computed Tomography

  • 1 Dual Energy 64 Slice CT Scanner
  • 1 64 Slice CT Scanner
  • 1 High Speed 16 Slice CT Scanner
  • 1 8 Slice CT Scanner
  • 1 4 slice Operative/Interventional CT Scanner
  • 1 8 Slice Mobile CT Scanner

PET/CT

  • 1 PET/CT 16 Slice Scanner

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • 1 3.0T MRI Scanner
  • 2 1.5T MRI Scanners
  • 1 0.325 Open Operative/Interventional Magnet
  • 1 3.0T Research MRI Scanner

Ultrasound

  • 5 Digitally Processed Contemporary Ultrasound Units for Abdominal Imaging
  • 3 Digitally Processed Contemporary Ultrasound Units for Breast Imaging

Angiography Equipment

  • 1 Bi-Plane Digital Angiography Unit
  • 2 Single Plane Digital Angiography Units
  • 1 Minor Interventional Procedure Suite

Other Equipment

  • 1 Digital Radiographic Unit
  • 7 Computed Radiography Equipped Radiographic Units
  • 6 Digital Mammography Units
  • 1 Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Unit
  • 4 Dual Head Gamma Cameras
  • 1 PET Scanner
  • 3 Bone Densitometry Units

The Department is completely filmless utilizing an advanced Computed Radiography, Image Transmission and Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) with full digital and CR imaging.

The PACS system is fully integrated with Powerscribe voice recognition dictation technology and digital worklists for the Radiologist.

Image and report distribution is electronic throughout the medical center and the associated remote imaging and patient care sites.