NSHC is featured on GE Healthcare’s online media site “The Pulse” this month. GE tells the story of moving two new X-ray machines into the Gambell and Savoonga clinics, what it took to get them there, and how it will impact care in the communities.
“The quality of the images with our new X-ray system is so much better that our patients benefit from the lower amount of radiation needed to take the images,” DeAngelis said. “When we have connectivity issues and the images cannot be sent to the radiologist for interpretation, the image quality is detailed enough for the practitioner to evaluate for injury or major trauma. This will also help determine the course of treatment for the patient as soon as possible.”
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