Radiology
Radiology

The Diagnostic Imaging Department operates
Monday-Friday
7 a.m.-6 p.m.
CT & X-ray coverage 24/7

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.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is commonly used to study orthopedic, spine, neurologic (brain), ENT (ear, nose, throat), sports injuries, abdomin (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, abdomin/pelvis, extremities, vascular system, small parts (thyroid, testical, etc.), heart, kidneys, and bladder.

When 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 be 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 Technologists
6 Certified Mammography Technologists
14 Certified X-Ray Technologists
2 Certified Ultrasound Technologists
1 Certified Echocardiology Technoloigst
3 Experienced MRI Technologists [2 certified]
1 Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist

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