General X-ray exams including orthopedic, spine, chest, abdomen, and head.C-Arm Fluoroscopy is performed in collaboration with surgery and the pain clinic using mobile fluoroscopy.Computerized Tomography (commonly referred to as CT or CAT scan) is used to study the brain, spine, vascular, orthopedic, abdomen, and pelvis; enterology; kidney stone protocol; ENT (sinuses, facial bones); soft tissue neck; and chest for pulmonary embolism. Learn more about our new CT services. DEXA or bone densitometry uses a very small dose of ionizing radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body
(usually the lower lumbar spine and hips) to measure bone loss.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is commonly used to study orthopedic, spine, neurologic (brain), ENT (ear, nose, throat), sports injuries, abdomen (liver, gall bladder, kidneys, adrenal glands), pelvis, soft tissue neck.3D Mammography learn more about our quicker and more comfortable mammograms.Nuclear Medicine uses very small amounts of radioactive materials, or radiopharmaceuticals, to examine organ function and structure including cardiac stress, gall bladder, gastric emptying, renal, bone scans, thyroid, and parathyroid.Ultrasound (or sonography) uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. It is commonly used in obstetrics and gynecology; but is also used to provide detailed imaging of the breast, abdomen/pelvis, extremities, vascular system, small parts (thyroid, testicle, etc.), heart, kidneys, and bladder.When a stroke is suspected, we are ready! Coffey County Hospital, in conjunction with HCA and Blue Sky, offers rapid assessment, treatment, and imaging for patients with suspected stroke/CVA diagnosis. A telemedicine robot allows for real-time evaluation of the patient by a board-certified neurologist for rapid assessment. The Diagnostic Imaging team is prepared to be on-site and ready to perform a CT scan of the brain within minutes after the arrival of the patient, often having the patient taken directly to CT. The CT scan will be made available to the neurologist while the patient is examined and assessed.
Coffey County Hospital offers state-of-the-art imaging technology. But
technology is nothing without trained and caring staff. With a staff of
14 technologists, CCH boasts:6 Certified CT Technologists6 Certified Mammography Technologists14 Certified X-Ray Technologists2 Certified Ultrasound Technologists1 Certified Echocardiology Technologist3 Experienced MRI Technologists [2 certified] 1 Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist