What you need to know
Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently unveiled a second computed tomography (CT) scanner in the emergency department.
Touted by manufacturer GE Healthcare as an “ultra-premium CT system setting a new benchmark in image quality,” the Revolution Apex scanner is an investment in excess of $2 million to enhance patient care at Jersey Shore.
“Considering the patients who arrive at Jersey Shore’s Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Centers, Comprehensive Stroke Center and emergency department, having advanced imaging technology, such as the Revolution Apex, is invaluable for Jersey Shore’s physicians and nurses as they provide the high-level of care needed to treat life-threatening injuries and serious health incidents. ”Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, regional president, Southern Market
More details about new CT scanner
The Revolution Apex’s robust X-ray tube and scanning speed allows for a greatly reduced dosage of radiation and procedure time, improving the care experience. The scanner’s larger size and flexibility also provides more comfort and less confinement for patients. The system’s state-of-the-art imaging tube and advanced software platform produces high-quality images enhancing clinicians’ ability to accurately detect internal injuries or bleeding, diagnose disorders, and identify and monitor diseases, conditions and the effectiveness of treatments.