Banner Imaging – non-respiratory locations now available for medical imaging services
PHOENIX (April 23, 2020) – In an on-going effort to protect patients and the public against COVID-19 while providing safe medical imaging services, Banner Health now has two Banner Imaging – non-respiratory locations in the Phoenix area. Those locations are:
These Banner Imaging – non-respiratory locations are intended to provide medical imaging services only for patients with no fever or respiratory complaints typical of COVID-19. Upon arrival for an appointment at a Banner Imaging – non-respiratory location, patients will be screened but not tested for COVID-19 before entering the building. Banner Imaging offers comprehensive radiology and imaging services for the diagnosis of medical conditions. Some of the services offered include:
- Screening Mammography and DEXA
“We serve patients with a variety of underlying and chronic health care conditions, who represent the most vulnerable once they are exposed to this virus,” said Threasa Frouge, MD, chief medical officer of Banner Imaging. “We want to minimize exposure for our high-risk and concerned patients, while providing them the care that they need and may have deferred until now. It is vital we implement these measures at select locations to ensure the continued health and safety of everyone we serve.”
Banner Health can’t guarantee that patients who are seen at these Banner Imaging – non-respiratory locations have not been exposed to COVID-19, or that patients who do not show signs and symptoms are free of the COVID-19 infection. To avoid the potential spread of the virus, safeguards at Banner Imaging – non-respiratory locations have been put into place and that includes requiring all patients, visitors and staff to wear masks and practice social distancing.
To make an appointment at a Banner Imaging – non-respiratory location, please call 480-610-7400. For more information, please visit https://www.bannerhealth.com/services/imaging/nonrespiratory-locations.
Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals, Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, academic and employed physician groups, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services; including Banner Urgent Care, Banner Imaging, family clinics, home care and hospice services, pharmacies and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com.