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State-of-the-art MRI System Now Available at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Beeville August 25, 2020

(Beeville, TX) – CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Beeville has added an exciting new addition to its facility: a brand new, state-of-the-art MRI system. The Philips Ingenia 1.5T MRI System delivers faster, clearer and more precise images, allowing physicians to form more precise diagnoses while providing a more comforting experience for patients. 

“We are proud to introduce this new technology to the community of Beeville and surrounding areas,” says Travis Conn, Radiology Manager for CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Beeville. “This new system will not only provide some of the best imaging but will also provide an experience patients can appreciate.”

The Ingenia 1.5T MRI system allows the technologist to manipulate the imaging controls – personalizing the experience for each individual patient. The system also includes an immersive experience for head-first patients. Entering an imaging system can cause anxiety for many patients. To alleviate this stress, the Ingenia 1.5T provides comforting visual and audio enhancements - including voice guidance, which helps patients to relax and remain still for better images.

“The new stationary unit will replace the mobile MRI unit that was previously located behind the hospital. Patients, our Associates and physicians have been patiently anticipating the new, permanent MRI and it is even more spectacular than we expected,” explains Genifer Rucker, President of CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Beeville. “Our new MRI technology will provide our physicians with more precise information, and our patients with a more inviting experience. This advanced technology helps us to continue to raise the bar in our on-going commitment to providing the very best in health care for our community.”