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MeritCare Health seeks lower dose, faster diagnosis

February 8, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. MeritCare Health seeks lower dose, faster diagnosis On plains of North Dakota, digital systems make sense, as PACS can transmit to a centralized point By Cathy Holmen, RT(R), and Brent Colby -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The MeritCare Health System is committed to using digital imaging technology to deliver better patient care. Our two hospitals in the Fargo, ND, area have a combined total of 583 beds. We also operate two dozen outpatient clinics that serve patients in rural areas throughout North Dakota and Minnesota. Managing the installation of imaging platforms for a geographically dispersed healthcare system with 330,000 to 350,000 imaging procedures a year is challenging. Imaging volume is normally a deciding factor in DR placements, but in our environment other issues sometimes take priority.

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