SRMC’s Imaging Center in Columbiana ready for patients
SALEM – Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) Imaging Center in Columbiana is ready to meet the needs of those who have delayed care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Imaging Center provides 2D and 3D digital mammograms, bone density screenings (DEXA scans), ultrasounds, X-rays and a next generation CT scanner, for high-quality, faster imaging, and up to a 40% reduction in radiation dose.
“During Ohio’s stay-at-home order, we understand that many people held off on scheduling important tests and health care procedures,” explained Dr. Anita Hackstedde, SRMC President/CEO. “Now that area businesses are reopening, we want our patients to know that SRMC’s Imaging Center in Columbiana is open and ready to provide the advanced medical imaging services they need.”
Enhanced Safety Precautions
In order to help ensure the health and well-being of patients and staff during their visit, SRMC’s Medical Imaging Center in Columbiana has implemented several enhanced safety precautions. These measures include a reconfigured waiting area and scheduling that promotes social distancing, in addition to frequent sanitization of chairs, exam tables and patient care areas. Patients are asked to wear a mask to the Imaging Center to help maintain the health and safety of all patients and caregivers.
“With the pandemic likely to go on for quite some time, we want to make sure people are getting the care they need for all of their medical concerns in a very safe environment,” said Debbie Mesmer, RT (R) CT, SRMC’s Director of Medical Imaging. “We have proactively enhanced our safety precautions so patients can feel comfortable having their medical imaging tests performed, whether it is at our location in Columbiana or at the Hospital.”
SRMC’s medical imaging services are accredited by the American College of Radiology, which assures that services are nationally-recognized for high-quality and safety.
Scheduling:Patients can schedule their appointments in Columbiana for a wide range of medical imaging services by calling SRMC’s Appointment Center at 330-332-7300. SRMC’s Imaging Center is located at the Firestone Farms TownCenter, 116 Carriage Drive, at the corner of State Route 7 and 14.