The new Main Line Health Exton Square, opening early in 2014, will house the first Siemens 1.5T MAGNETOM Aera MRI in Chester County. The technology is next generation “RF phased array,” utilizing upgraded coils for powerful and precise imaging.
“With this new, innovative MRI technology, we are offering a new standard of imaging care to Chester County residents,” says Robert Pinsk, MD, campus chief of radiology, Paoli Hospital. “Matched with our highly skilled, board-certified radiologists and technical staff, Main Line Health’s mission of providing a superior patient experience will be carried out at the new health center.”
The new MRI will feature:
- Open architectural design for improved patient comfort, particularly for claustrophobic and larger patients (supporting up to 550 lbs)
- Superior software applications for faster exam times
- Significant equipment upgrades for sharper imaging for orthopaedic, neurologic, vascular and oncologic patients
Main Line Health Exton Square will offer a destination of choices for superior, patient-centered quality care in a convenient and accessible setting. The 32,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art outpatient facility will offer a broad range of diagnostic and treatment services, including family medicine, pediatrics, oncology, diagnostic imaging, physical rehabilitation, laboratory services, urgent care and more, all under one roof. The Health Center will also offer one-stop registration, complimentary valet, online appointment scheduling, and more.
For more information about the new MRI technology, visit the Exton MRI imaging webpage or call 484.565.8570.
Founded in 1985,Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.
At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.
Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare,one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.
Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.