Radiology has a bright future and has been at the forefront of healthcare
Express Healthcare|March 2020
Radiology has a bright future and has been at the forefront of healthcare
Radiology has a major role to play when it comes to healthcare. Dr Piyush Saxena, Consultant Radiologist and Chief of MR imaging, Vishesh Hospital and Diagnostics, Indore, MP in an exclusive conversation with Express Healthcare disscuses the impact of radiology on healthcare and how newer innovations from GE Healthcare has helped improve healthcare delivery as well as patient comfort

How has modern technology impacted imaging nuances? What are the technological advancements that Vishesh Hospital introduced lately?

Radiology has always been driven by technology and over the years this has improved with faster machines, better images and less radiation. With the latest innovation in imaging, we have been able to get consistent high-quality images, with lesser radiation in CT imaging specifically.

Visesh Hospitals recently commissioned a state-of-the-art 300-bed facility in Indore with the latest technology in radiology and cardiology. We have acquired an advanced 3T Signa architect MR scanner with the latest MR coils and a patient experience suite, high-end CT and Ultrasound scanners, a direct radiography system with a capability of full limb and full spine imaging, high definition endoscopy machine and the latest flat panel cath lab with most of the equipment being from GE Healthcare. We have the latest modular operation rooms, with a 24x7 pharmacy with pneumatic chute system. We have set up a state-of-the-art pathology lab along with the latest critical care equipment in our hospitals. We have been awarded the 'Best Design Award For The Best Healthcare Facility in India'.

Your thoughts on the phenomenal growth of medical imaging in India?

Radiology is the key to modern healthcare and has definitely come of age and advanced to a stage that it has become the basis of modern healthcare. Hence, most systems of medicine require radiology. With advancements in radiology and technology, imaging quality has improved, which has lead to better diagnosis, resulting in better treatments and outcomes.

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