Use of Medical Imaging at Bronson South Haven Hospital

Published on May 21, 2019

Use of Medical Imaging at Bronson South Haven Hospital

These outpatient imaging efficiency measures give you information about 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 South Haven Hospital National Average

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

Lower percentages are better

5.5% 6.4%

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

Lower percentages are better

1.3% 4.2%

Reviewed by Bronson Patient Safety & Quality on March 02, 2021

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