Mills Memorial Hospital welcomed a brand new MRI machine, one of three new scanners added in northern BC.
While Terrace got its MRI machine, Fort St. John will install its machine in the fall, and Prince George’s new scanner went into service this month.
Northern Health says the machines should significantly improve access and wait times and bring service closer to smaller communities.
Diagnostic imaging staff from the Northwest and Northeast gained additional training to support the new MRIs in Terrace and Fort St. John.
The new scanners are slated to do 2000 scans in their first year of operation.