Molecular Imaging of Colorado (MIC) Now Offers DaTscans

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Molecular Imaging of Colorado (MIC), the Front Range’s only ACR accredited Outpatient Nuclear Medicine service, is now offering DaTscan.

Molecular Imaging of Colorado, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CereScan Corp, is offering a number of outpatient Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT services to the Front Range community. Each of the individual diagnostic imaging services is accredited by the American College of Radiology and reimbursable by most major insurance carriers, including Medicare.

“In adding DaTscan to our repertoire of diagnostic services, we are now able to help patients experiencing the symptoms of Parkinsonian syndrome, as well as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, and a myriad of other disorders,” said Dr. Michael Stone, Radiologist for Molecular Imaging of Colorado and CereScan.

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities satisfying the ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a thorough review by independent, board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are all assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the facility with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

“ACR accreditation confirms the quality and validity of our PET/CT imaging procedures and will give our patients, referring physicians, and research partners confidence that we are following the best practices in medical imaging,” said John Kelley, Chairman & CEO of CereScan. “This accreditation provides the keystone for Molecular Imaging of Colorado, which offers PET/CT and Nuclear Medicine services to the Front Range outpatient community. In addition, PET/CT will give us another sophisticated tool for the diagnosis of brain disorders by measuring metabolism in the brain. This capability complements our years of experience measuring blood flow in the brain with SPECT imaging.”

The ACR is a national organization serving more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

Molecular Imaging of Colorado is based in Littleton and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CereScan. MIC provides PET/CT imaging services to the patients of Oncologists, Pulmonologists, and Urologists and any others who may need diagnostic imaging. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 303-954-4957 or visit http://www.MICimaging.net.

CereScan is the nation’s leader in providing statistically measured brain diagnostics based on a new generation of imaging software, PET/CT (Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography) and SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) neuroimaging technologies. Referring and treating medical experts can rely on CereScan to offer differentiated diagnoses on a wide array of brain-based disorders including:

  •     Traumatic Brain Injury
  •     Toxic Brain Injury
  •     Alzheimer’s Disease
  •     Mild Cognitive Impairment
  •     Other Dementias
  •     Depression
  •     Parkinson’s Disease
  •     Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  •     Bipolar Disorder
  •     ADD/ADHD
  •     Anxiety

About CereScan

CereScan combines state-of-the-art SPECT and PET/CT brain imaging technologies with a patient centered model of care to provide the highest level of neurodiagnostics anywhere. Using quantitative functional brain imaging, advanced imaging software, and an extensive library of clinical data, the CereScan medical team provides physicians with unmatched objective diagnostic information. CereScan helps patients and their physicians better understand the neurological basis of their conditions. In a variety of legal settings, CereScan provides objective evidence to attorneys and their clients regarding traumatic and toxic brain injuries. For researchers, CereScan provides independent pre- and post-treatment measures of organic changes in the brain along with measures of symptoms related to the brain disorder of interest. For more information, please call (866) 722-4806 or visit http://www.CereScan.com.

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