LAS VEGAS (February 20, 2020) – Desert Radiology, a premier diagnostic imaging company that has served Southern Nevada for more than 50 years, has recently acquired the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) by United Imaging in Southern Nevada. United Imaging is a healthcare company that develops and produces a full portfolio of advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment.
The uMR 570 MRI offers advanced image quality, efficient workflow and a high-performance design for reliability that will help identify a variety of patient conditions. It also includes a robust clinical application package with advanced imaging sequences for a variety of specialties including but not limited to, cardiology, pediatrics, neurology, orthopedics and body imaging.
“The new uMR 570 MRI machine dramatically enhances the quality of patient care at Desert Radiology as it provides more advanced and clearer imaging results for our referring physicians,” said Matt Grimes, Vice President of Operations at Desert Radiology. “This acquisition is a testament to our team’s commitment to offering the most advanced state-of-the-art tools available in our industry.”
“I visited the site recently and saw first-hand the passion and commitment of the Desert Radiology team. Like us, they’re always looking ahead, thinking about how they can push the standards of technology higher and improve patient care for all,” said Jeffrey Bundy, CEO of United Imaging in North America.
The new MRI machine was installed at Desert Radiology’s South Rainbow imaging center located at 3025 S. Rainbow Boulevard on January 17 and is currently being used for patient exams.
Desert Radiology is Southern Nevada’s largest resource for diagnostic care with more than 80 experienced radiologists. The practice operates 11 outpatient imaging centers and works closely with 12 area hospitals to deliver leading-edge services that include diagnostic and interventional radiology.
About Desert Radiology
Desert Radiology was founded in 1966 and has grown within the Las Vegas community to become the area’s chief resource for the highest quality diagnostic care. Desert Radiology’s staff of radiologists, technical and support personnel promote a reassuring environment that relieves concerns, resulting in the best possible experience for our patients. Desert Radiology works closely with hospitals to deliver leading-edge diagnostic imaging services and is proud to provide radiology interpretations and perform interventional procedures at numerous Nevada hospitals. For more information, visit www.desertrad.com, or on Twitter at @DesertRadiology and Facebook at www.facebook.com/desertradiology.
About United Imaging
At United Imaging, we develop and produce advanced medical products and IT solutions that cover the entire process of imaging diagnosis and treatment. Founded in 2011 with global headquarters in Shanghai, our company has subsidiaries and R&D centers across China, the United States, and other parts of the world. Our U.S. R&D facility opened in 2013 in Houston and was further established as the U.S. headquarters in 2018 with our service team and commercial organization in place. With a cutting-edge digital portfolio and a mission of broader access to healthcare for all, we help drive industry progress and bold change.To learn more, visit united-imaging.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @UnitedImagingHC.