Imaging Connection Blog

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As a national leader in the medical imaging industry, we are dedicated to providing high-quality diagnostic imaging services as well as being a community resource for patients and providers alike.

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How does scheduling work at American Health Imaging?

Discover how scheduling works at American Health Imaging, and learn how our efficient approach ensures timely appointments, so we can offer you high-quality, convenient care. ...
April 23, 2024 – 6 min read
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Preparing for your chest CT scan: what to expect

Learn what you need to know about getting ready for a chest CT scan, including what you can expect during your scan, and what happens after your scan is complete....
March 26, 2024 – 10 min read
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What should I expect during my brain CT scan?

Find out what to expect during your brain CT scan, from preparation to the scan, and get insights into the process to ease any concerns you may have....
March 13, 2024 – 7 min read

Why do you need an MRI for rheumatoid arthritis?

When your healthcare provider told you that you need to get an MRI scan because you might have rheumatoid arthritis, you may have felt a little overwhelmed. We’re here to help.  Understanding why...

March 1, 2024 – 11 min read

What is the difference between a low-dose CT scan and a regular CT scan?

You’ve heard the phrase, “moderation in all things.” Here’s another one, “sometimes less is better.” For certain people who would benefit from limited exposure to radiation, a low-dose CT (Computerized Tomography) scan can...

February 12, 2024 – 8 min read

How does a CT scan show heart blockage?

Perhaps nothing is more concerning than feeling like there is something wrong with your heart. If you are having a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. If you aren’t having an emergency, and you feel...

December 4, 2023 – 10 min read

Exploring the Advantages of the Advanced Open MRI

Your doctor has suggested an MRI for you. If the enclosed structure of a traditional MRI machine is causing anxiety, you might be interested in exploring alternative MRI options to ensure you receive...

November 27, 2023 – 5 min read

What should I know about discussing my brain MRI results with my healthcare provider?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a helpful tool for better understanding and diagnosing certain illnesses and injuries. A brain MRI is a secure and non-invasive way to see detailed images of the inside...

November 27, 2023 – 12 min read

Why did my healthcare provider order a chest ultrasound?

Your healthcare provider recommended a chest ultrasound because it provides very insightful imaging results for certain health concerns. We know you might feel a little nervous if you’ve never had a chest ultrasound,...

November 22, 2023 – 13 min read