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New “Open Friendly MRI Arrives at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

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Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August 2, 2012) – The star attraction of Hudson Valley Hospital Center ‘s new MRI suite has arrived – the Siemens Aera 1.5 Tesla “Open Friendly” MRI.

The MRI arrived on a flatbed trailer on July 25 and was lifted by crane into the new 1,650 square-foot addition. The quieter “Open Friendly” MRI has a larger 70 cm opening and its spacious accommodations offer patients the benefits of an open MRI while providing physicians with better quality images. The new MRI has the ability to complete testing for a range of clinical applications, including neurology, orthopedics, body imaging, angiography, cardiology, breast imaging, and oncology.

The all-new MRI suite features comfortable waiting area, changing and consult rooms. The Hospital expects to be able to conduct scans with the new MRI by the second week of September.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 914-734-3674.

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Hudson Valley Hospital Center is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner, without regard to race, religion, national origin or disease category. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community.  In fulfilling this mission, the Hospital will strive to continuously improve the care provided and develop and offer programs, facilities, systems and alliances that most effectively respond to community health care needs.  Hudson Valley Hospital Center is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. For physician directory assistance please call 800-482-HVHC or visit www.hvhc.org.