“The brand new CT Scanner will present improved readability of check outcomes and a safer expertise for sufferers,” Mary LaHaise, Altru’s director of diagnostic imaging, stated in a press release. “We’re excited to deliver this service and providing to Crookston.”
The addition of a CT scanner comes as Altru is engaged on a 20,300-sq.-foot enlargement. Altru broke floor for the venture on Aug. 31, 2016, with development slated to wrap up this yr, in accordance with a information launch. Hospital executives say the enlargement will enhance entry and look after sufferers that go to the clinic.
The challenge consists of renovating and increasing the clinic’s main care area, in addition to the bodily, occupational and speech remedy areas. Further providers will embrace three-D mammography with self-scheduling choices, ultrasound capabilities, stroll-in clinic hours from 7 a.m. to five p.m. and the power to supply household drugs stroll-in appointments within the Minnesota cities of Erskine, Fertile and Purple Lake Falls by way of telemedicine.