At Monroe Hospital, you will find a full range of resources to meet your
diagnostic imaging needs. From the latest imaging technology to flexible
scheduling and prompt results, we offer everything you would expect and
more. We offer state-of-the-art digital Picture Archiving and Communication
System (PACS), technology that ensures better images for radiologists
and supplies quicker results than older film based systems. Our physicians
and staff provide a caring and compassionate atmosphere for our patients.
Diagnostic Imaging services offered at Monroe Hospital include:
Diagnostic Radiology/Fluoroscopy – A radiological technique for obtaining X-ray images of a living
patient. A radiologist uses a switch to control an X-Ray beam that is
transmitted through the patient. The X-rays then strike a fluorescent
plate that is coupled to an “image intensifier” that is coupled
to a television camera. The radiologist can then watch the images on a
Completely digital radiology rooms mean images are available for viewing
by radiologists in as little as 3-4 seconds after the images are taken.
We offer a wide variety of fluoroscopy exams, including:
- Barium Swallows
- Barium Enemas
Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI’s are used to visualize the internal structure and function
of the body. MRI provides much greater contrast between the different
soft tissues of the body, making it especially useful in neurological
(brain), musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and oncological (cancer) imaging.
Available Monday-Friday 8:00am-7:00pm
Monroe Hospital is home to two GE Tesla closed magnets. A short tube and
larger opening increases overall patient comfort and quick scanning helps
those who are claustrophobic. Patients are provided with eye covers and
headphones to listen to a CD they can bring with them.
Computed Tomography CT scanning is used to generate a three-dimensional image of the inside
of a patient’s body. CT scans are produced by computer which are
then manipulated to show various bodily structures.
Ultrasound A type of equipment that is used to visualize subcutaneous body structures
including tendons, muscles, joints, vessels, and internal organs.
Echocardiogram Ultrasound of the heart
Nuclear Medicine A specialty of medicine and medical imaging that uses radioactive isotopes
and relies on the process of radioactive decay in the diagnosis and treatment
Mammography Is a diagnostic tool that is one of the current choices for screening
for early breast cancer.
Monroe Hospital is Proud to Announce 3d Mammography
• State-of-the-art equipment
• Shorter imaging time for patients
• Reduced dosage
• A quicker, better experience for patients
• Immediate access to patient test results
Mammography Release of Information
Please send completed form by
Attn: Imaging Dept, Kathy Empson
4011 S Monroe Medical Park Blvd
Bloomington, IN 47403
Attn: Kathy Empson
Nuclear Medicine -
For more information about our Diagnostic Imaging services, call (812) 825-1111.
To schedule your procedure, please call (812) 825-0818.