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Programs & Services

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique used in Diagnostic Imaging to investigate the anatomy and function of the body in both health and disease.

MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields and radiowaves to form images of the body. The technique is widely used in hospitals for medical diagnosis, staging of disease and for follow-up without exposure to ionizing radiation.

Used for many exams, including: head, spine, heart, bone / joints, and abdomen.

Contact Details

Hinton Healthcare Centre

1280 Switzer Drive
Hinton, Alberta
T7V 1V2
Hours of Operation

Mobile MRI service available by appointment only. Messages may be left 24 hours, 7 days per week.

Service Providers May Include
licensed practical nurses (LPNs), medical radiology technologists(MRTs), radiologists, registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

A legal guardian must accompany all patients under the age of 18, or any patient that does not have the capcity to consent. Mature minors may be able to give consent.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations