Outpatient Imaging Center
The Imaging Services Center at Manatee Memorial Hospital uses X-rays, radioactive tracers and ultrasonic waves to detect, diagnose and guide treatment of numerous diseases and injuries.
Imaging Services at Manatee Memorial is accredited by the American College of Radiology, signifying that the facility's personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific criteria overseen by board-certified, radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging.
The Imaging Services Center at Manatee Memorial provides the following procedures:
- Multi-slice computed tomography (CT and CTA)
- Cardiac CTA and calcium scoring
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI-MRA), including breast and musculoskeletal imaging
- Bone density testing
- Digital mammography
- Ultrasound (including general, breast imaging, vascular and OB)
- Nuclear medicine
- X-rays - digital radiography
- Interventional radiology procedures
- Heart catheterization including percutaneous cardiac intervention (PCI)
- Vascular imaging
- Stress testing
The Association for Medical Imaging Management recently recognized the Manatee Memorial Hospital’s Imaging Team on its website during the annual membership campaign.
Manatee Memorial Hospital is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest organization of radiologists in the nation, in several imaging categories.
- Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
- Breast Ultrasound
- Computed Tomography
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™
Manatee Memorial has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The DICOE program, which represents the pinnacle of medical imaging care, is an achievement that goes beyond accreditation to recognize best-quality imaging practices and diagnostic care.
Lung Cancer Screening Center
Manatee Memorial has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.
General Radiology Improvement Database™
Manatee Memorial is a participant in the ACR's General Radiology Improvement Database (GRID). GRID collects process and outcome measures for the general practice of radiology and compares the results to similar facilities to help facilities establish benchmarks for quality improvement.