The diagnostic imaging department offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient imaging services. All imaging staff are registered nationally. We are committed to providing accurate and timely diagnostic imaging services, including:
- Computed Tomography (CT)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Nuclear Medicine
- Bone Densitometry (DXA)
- 3D Mammography
- Needle Biopsy
- Interventional Procedures
The latest in advanced imaging, right here.
Samaritan Healthcare’s new, state-of-the-art, 1.5 Tesla MRI features sophisticated imaging technology that produces sharper images for more-accurate results.
The new machine is more open and allows for feet-first and head-first exams, accommodating patients who are claustrophobic or who need extra monitoring.
Permanently installed and conveniently located at Samaritan Hospital, the new Tesla 1.5 MRI can handle a larger number of patients and offers more-flexible operating hours—so patients can receive high-quality imaging right here in Moses Lake.
Better images. Better results. Better experience.
If you need an MRI, ask your doctor about scheduling MRI at Samaritan Hospital.
Exams at Samaritan Hospital
Walk-ins are welcome at the hospital diagnostic imaging department from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Exams requiring advanced scheduling are: mammography, fluoroscopy, CT, ultrasound, echo or nuclear medicine. All exams require an order from your healthcare provider. If your provider sends an order to us that does not require you to be scheduled, all you have to do is sign in at the admitting reception area in the main hospital lobby. The department staff will come to the main waiting area to escort you to the proper imaging area. The report of the exam will typically be sent to your provider in less than 24 hours.
Exams at Urgent Care
Samaritan Urgent Care, located in the Samaritan Clinic building, has a general x-ray room. This is also the location of our new state-of-the-art MRI unit. See the receptionist at the urgent care desk in suite 100 to sign in. The report of your exam will typically be sent to your provider in less than 24 hours by certified radiologists.
Walk-ins are welcome at the Urgent Care site from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
Women's Imaging Center
Samaritan Healthcare offers the latest technology available—state-of-the-art, Genius 3D mammography, breast MRI, and ultrasound. The 3D technology also allows our doctors to perform specialized biopsies—making Samaritan the only facility within a 70-mile radius to offer this full array of breast-imaging services. It’s a new day in women’s health in Moses Lake!
The Women's Imaging Center, located inside Samaritan Hospital, provides 3D digital mammography and osteoporosis DEXA scanning. These exams must be scheduled in advance. Once scheduled, go to the admitting area in the main hospital lobby to sign in. Our mammography technologist will meet you there and escort you to the Women's Imaging Center for your exam. We are open Monday through Friday with some evening and Saturday appointments available.
To Schedule an Exam
All exams require an order from your healthcare provider. Once you have your order, call our scheduling desk at 509.793.9651 to schedule an exam. Exams like fluoroscopy, CTs, ultrasounds, MRIs, nuclear medicine and mammography must be scheduled in advance. Scheduled exams are typically between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except ultrasound which is scheduled until 8 p.m., and also has scheduled weekend slots. There is no need to schedule general x-rays.
Learn more about our Imaging services by downloading our brochure:
Samaritan Imaging Brochure
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