Mercy Postpones Non-Urgent Imaging Services
Mercy is postponing all non-urgent imaging services in anticipation of a possible influx of COVID-19 patients, according to hospital officials.
Starting today these services will be postponed:
- Screening Mammography
- CT Lung Cancer Screening
- Non-urgent CT
- Non-urgent MRI
- Plain film X-ray Exams
- All other non-emergent or elective Radiologic and Imaging Guidance Exams or Procedures
Officials say the decision was not taken lightly. But, according to Mercy, it was necessary to safeguard patients and co-workers from exposure while also helping hospitals preserve personal protective equipment.
Mercy will begin contacting patients as their cases become eligible for postponement.
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