Diagnostic Radiology

Medical Physics Consultants, Inc. - Services

We perform annual equipment compliance and performance testing of diagnostic radiology equipment required by TJC, HFAP and/or the State Department of Health. Tests are performed with minimal assistance required from technical staff on the following systems:

  • Radiographic Systems (S/F, CR and DR)
  • Fluoroscopic Systems
  • Dental Radiographic Systems
  • Automatic Exposure Control (AEC) Devices
  • Computed Tomography Systems
  • Vascular Imaging Systems
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Systems

We also provide a comprehensive audit of the radiation safety program. The audit results provide sufficient documentation to meet the requirements of licensing and accrediting organizations.

Our services include:

  • Monitoring of patient radiation doses from common procedures
  • Fetal radiation dose estimate calculations with guidance from CDRH, by an ABR certified diagnostic radiological physicist
  • Fluoro skin burn guidance from FDA
  • Review of personnel radiation exposures and preparation of the overexposure reports required by the State Department of Health
  • Review of incidents involving diagnostic X-ray to with respect to cause and subsequent action taken
  • Review of radiation safety procedures for compliance with regulatory requirements

In addition, by special request, we can also provide:

  • Testing of automatic exposure control devices for radiographic systems and fluoroscopy spot films
  • Design, calculation and inspection of radiation protection shielding
  • Assistance in the instruction of hospital personnel as required by state and hospital accreditation agencies
  • Attendance at client radiation safety meetings
  • Acceptance testing of all radiological equipment

General X-Ray

MPC has a large team of experienced medical physicists to provide you with acceptance testing and routine annual inspections for all of your diagnostic imaging equipment. We follow state-specific regulations as well as nationally-recognized testing recommendations.

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CT

MPC has a large team of experienced medical physicists to provide you with acceptance testing and routine annual inspections for all of your computed tomography scanners. We follow state-specific regulations as well as nationally-recognized testing recommendations.

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MPC is a very reliable company and always available to help when needed! Their physicists are extremely knowledgeable, professional, and dependable!

Carissa Wessel Director of Diagnostic Imaging

I really enjoyed the Radiation Safety Officer Course and appreciate all of the hospitality that was extended to me by the MPC staff!

Kim Grove CNMT