MRI technology is widely used in the medical field today to provide patients and their providers with answers to healthcare questions. Locally, there are many locations that offer MRI exams. Patients have the right to choose their imaging provider but there are many factors to consider when trying to make the right choice.
Below we provide helpful information about MRI benefits and how Wake Forest Baptist Health Outpatient Imaging is the best option when seeking overall value in an MRI provider.
Why Choose Us for Your MRI?
At Wake Forest Baptist Health Outpatient Imaging, our team provides the diagnostic benefits of advanced MRI technology in a patient-friendly way.
We combine superior technology and the expertise of world-renowned radiologists, in a comfortable outpatient atmosphere, and at an affordable price. All of these benefits working in unison, bring true value to the patients we serve.
Our center is an outpatient center conveniently located off of the main health campus, and our patients receive expert interpretations by the renowned specialty radiologists of Wake Forest Baptist Health. Their specialized expertise specific to the area of the body being scanned ensures accurate diagnostic answers.
In addition, our caring MRI team that assist during the procedure is certified and extensively trained to handle all procedure types and various patient needs.
MRI has been considered a highly advanced imaging tool for many years. The quality of images provide radiologists with a clear picture of the conditions of the body, allowing them to reach a more definitive diagnosis. This, in turn, provides providers with the information they use to treat patients most appropriately.
The MRI at Wake Forest Baptist Imaging is a 1.5Tesla strength magnet, which produces exceptional, high resolution images for all types of scans. Patients having their MRI scans performed at our center can be assured that the expert interpretation of their study, will provide the answers they seek to their health care concerns.
Our center, as well as our MRI suite, provides for top of the line patient comfort. All MRI patients have access to free first level parking, immediately outside of our entrance.]
Once inside, patients can relax in a spacious lobby, outside the hustle and bustle of hospital setting, with amenities such as coffee and cookies.
The MRI exam will take place in our regarded Caring Suite, the first of its kind in Winston-Salem, where patients can personalize their MRI experience with music, lighting and more. Our compassionate care team is also happy to provide comforts such as warm blankets, pillows, or towels upon request.
As a free-standing outpatient location, Wake Forest Baptist Health Outpatient Imaging is able to provide Winston-Salem and surrounding areas with a more affordable MRI option. MRI, being one of the most sought after state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, can be expensive. By choosing to have your MRI exam performed at our outpatient location, you could save significantly.
We are also in-network with most insurance providers and will work with them to provide upfront cost estimates directly to patients prior to testing. Simplified billing also means patients get one easy to read bill that includes the cost of the MRI scan, any contrast needs, the expert radiologist’s interpretation and no additional facility fee.
We believe everyone deserves access to top quality MRI exams and are proud to provide an affordable MRI service to our patients. By choosing Wake Forest Baptist Health Outpatient Imaging, you’ll have fewer worries and will know that you’ve gotten the best value and the best care.
With your hectic schedule in mind, we have expanded MRI hours and appointment options, 7 days a week.
Come early morning, late evening, or even on the weekend. With Wake Forest Baptist Health Outpatient Imaging’s convenient MRI availability, there is no need to miss work or other activities you love. That is right, convenient hours made just for you.
MRI hours are Monday - Friday 7:15 am-11 pm and Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 8 pm.