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Altru Clinic in Crookston Expands Radiology Options With Installation of CT Scanner

Posted OnJanuary 19, 2018

Grand Forks, N.D. – The expansion and renovation project at Altru Clinic in Crookston continues throughout more than 20,300 square feet of space. This project will improve access to high-quality care and enhance options for patients in Crookston.

Altru Clinic in Crookston is taking a giant leap forward with the installation of a new GE 64-slice Revolution EVO computed tomography (CT) Scanner. As CT technology continues to advance and perform more efficiently and effectively, it is important to have this technology available to patients. The Revolution EVO CT Scanner features the clarity imaging system, a completely redesigned imaging chain for precision, efficiency, and low dose exposure. Mary LaHaise, director of diagnostic imaging states, β€œThe new CT Scanner will provide improved clarity of test results and a safer experience for patients. We are excited to bring this service and offering to Crookston.”

Construction project updates and new services now available at Altru Clinic in Crookston include:

  • Renovated and expanded primary care space to include the enhanced flow technology Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS)
  • 3-D mammography with self-scheduling options
  • Ultrasound capabilities
  • CT Scanner featuring advanced technology
  • Renovated physical, occupational, and speech therapy areas
  • Walk-in clinic hours from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Family medicine walk-in appointment availability through telemedicine technology in Erskine, Fertile, and Red Lake Falls during regular clinic hours

Patients and visitors can expect the project to improve overall experiences, beyond the continued presence of dependable, high-quality healthcare. It will multiply current offerings of the Altru Clinic and develop it as a hub for care in Polk County, therefore increasing the opportunity to receive care close to home. Project completion is expected in 2018.