DOTmed Daily News
January 15, 2014
North Shore-LIJ Completes Last Phase of $50M Upgrade of its Diagnostic Imaging Systems
Long Island Business News
North Shore-LIJ Finishes Imaging System Upgrade
by Claude Solnik
January 14th, 2014
The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System has spent $12 million on low-dose radiation CT scanners as part of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems.
The Great Neck- based health-care provider said it had finished the final phase of the far-reaching program by installing 15 General Electric computed tomography scanners at various facilities.
North Shore-LIJ CEO Michael J. Dowling said health system is one of the first in the nation “to replace or upgrade all of its diagnostic imaging equipment to reduce patients’ risks to radiation exposure.”
The system said the goal is to use low-dose CT scanners to provide high-quality imaging with lower radiation.