Use of Medical Imaging at Bronson LakeView Hospital

Published on August 25, 2014

Use of Medical Imaging at Bronson LakeView Hospital

These outpatient imaging efficiency measures give you information about Bronson LakeView Hospitals use of medical imaging tests (like MRIs and CT scans) for outpatients based on the following goals:

  • Protecting patients' safety (like keeping patients' exposure to radiation and other risks as low as possible); and,
  • Avoiding the risk, stress, and cost of doing imaging tests that patients may not need.

Use of Medical Imaging

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7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019

Bronson LakeView 
National Average

Percentage of outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were “combination” (double) scans.

Lower percentages are better

6.7% 6.4%

Percentage of outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery.

Lower percentages are better

6.1% 4.2%

Reviewed by Bronson Patient Safety & Quality on July 12, 2021