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Advanced Technology

  • Medical Shields - Our advanced Medical Imaging services offer patient CT shields for the chest, eye and thyroid areas. Medical shields reduce harmful radiation exposure by up to 57 percent and do not sacrifice the quality of the resulting images

  • Computed Tomography (CT Scan) - A Computed Tomography, sometimes called a CAT Scan, uses special x-ray equipment to obtain many images from different angles around the body which shows several types of tissue – lung, bone, soft tissue and blood vessels, with great clarity. Barton’s 64-slice CT Scanner is the latest in technology and matches or beats big city CT Scanners.

  • CT Heart Scan - Our state-of-the-art 64-slice CT Scanner can now help your doctor evaluate your risk of coronary disease in just minutes. There are no treadmills or fasting. IV dye is given to evaluate and identify problems, such as narrowing of the arteries.

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - New in April 2007, Barton’s Achieva 1.5 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive, painless procedure in which radio waves and powerful magnets linked to a computer, can create detailed pictures of internal organs and tissues. These pictures show the difference between normal and diseased tissue and can help diagnose many conditions in all parts of the body including cancer, heart and vascular disease, stroke, and joint and musculoskeletal disorders.

  • Digital Mammograms - Barton's Mammography Department offers state-of-the-art technology in mammograms. Barton offers a softer mammogram with soft pads that create a more comfortable, warmer experience for your mammograms. The softer mammogram technology has shown a reduction in discomfort for 70% of its users. Locations at Stateline and at Barton Memorial Hospital.

  • Nuclear Medicine Scanner - A diagnostic tool to evaluate organ function and locate disease, tumors, infection and other disorders.

By using Barton's Medical Imaging services, you are also supporting the hospital in offering care to our entire community 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Financial assistance is also available for qualifying patients. For more information and to see if you qualify, please contact our Financial Services Coordinator at 530.543.5868.

For more information on the procedures above or any other offerings by Barton Medical Imaging, please call us at 530.543.5850. A majority of the procedures listed require a Physicians referral.