Laboratory and x-ray (radiology) services are made in several settings, such as inpatient hospital, clinic, outpatient hospital and doctor office. In addition, laboratory facilities are often performed and owned by independent clinical laboratories.
The Laboratory and X-Ray Services Table reflects strategies and limitations associated with non-institutional providers. However, it is also appropriate to review the prior approval requirements and coverage limitations appearing on the Physician, Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Services tables. X-ray diagnostic Services in Bowmanville is very helpful for patients who want quick results.
There are many advantages to a digital x-ray over photographic film method of recording an image. From a patient’s viewpoint, the benefits are extensive. The latest equipment allows images to be produced in less time and it can be transmitted instantly to a referring doctor. This greatly speeds up the time were taken to diagnose injuries and illnesses.
However, the biggest benefit to the patient is the quantity of radiation established on screen. The photographic film requires exposure to higher intensity pulses of x-rays in order to create sufficient contrast in the image and uses far lower measures of radiation on screen while producing images of superior quality with greater diagnostic value.