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Local Hospital Installs Fastest CT Scanner In Southern Idaho
Rupert, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) Minidoka Memorial Hospital is now home to Southern Idaho's fastest CT scanner.
An open house was held this Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the installation of the newest in radiation technology.
The new scanner features the fast time of 80 slices per rotation, improved resolution and reduced radiation exposure.
We caught up with the radiology department manager Rae Jensen to learn how this new scanner will benefit the area.
"It's important for the residents of our county and the whole Magic Valley, that we really are trying to keep up the latest technology, because it is for the good of the people here. We don't want people to feel that they have to go to Boise or Salt Lake to have tests done that can easily be done here".
For more information about the new scanner in Minidoka County please visit www.minidokamemorial.com