Imaging Services at BCH

On October 9, Imaging Services at Boulder Community Hospital (at Broadway & Balsam) were totally relocated to Foothills Hospital, 4747 Arapahoe Avenue, in Boulder.  There were no changes in the range of services available, only the location. This was part of a consolidation of services at Foothills Hospital.  Click here for more information on this important change in local health care.

Overview

Our professional staff takes pride in delivering quality, personalized care to our patients. We utilize an advanced reporting and integration system to ensure timely delivery of test results to ordering clinicians. Our 12 board-certified radiologists use the lastest technologies to diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical problems.

Foothills Hospital has the only breast center north of Denver that is fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). We also offer a top-of-the-line 3 Tesla MRI scanner with a large internal opening and a state-of-the-art 128 slice CT scanner with low dose radiation capabilities.

Other specialized equipment and imaging services include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) breast biopsy/localization, an interventional suite, mammographic stereotactic breast biopsy, nuclear medicine and progressive ultrasound capabilities.

Safety

Boulder Community Health employs a full time medical physicist who regulates and monitors all radiation doses to ensure that every patient receives the least amount of radiation required during exams and procedures.  We participate in accreditation programs through the American College of Radiology. These programs require that Boulder Community Health Imaging meets nationally recognized standards for personnel, radiation dose and image quality.

For more information about radiation safety for pediatric patients, click here. For more information about radiation safety in adult patients, click here.

Service Locations

The Imaging Department provides services at:

Appointment Scheduling

  • To schedule an appointment at Foothills Hospital or Community Medical Center, please call 303-440-2170 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

  • To schedule an appointment at the Boulder Medical Center please call 303-440-3029 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

  • To schedule an appointment at Medical Imaging Center, please call 303-466-1234 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Should you have any specific questions, please feel free to contact the BCH Imaging Department at (303) 440-2170.

Patient Resource for Radiology Information

RadiologyInfo is an excellent source for information about the many radiologic procedures available. It tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound and other procedures are performed and addresses what you may experience and how to prepare for the exams. Please Note: The information included in this link is for educational purposes only and should not direct a course of treatment.

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