Computed Tomography (CT)

Medical Physics Consultants, Inc. - Services

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. We provide the following services:

CT Scanners:

  • Alignment light accuracy
  • Slice localization from scanned projection radiograph
  • Table increment accuracy
  • Image thickness accuracy
  • CT number accuracy
  • High-contrast spatial resolution
  • Low-contrast performance
  • Image uniformity
  • Image noise
  • Artifact evaluation
  • Radiation dosimetry (CTDIvol) for common exams
  • Scattered radiation
  • Acquisition display gray level performance

In addition to scanner testing, MPC will help establish and monitor your ongoing quality control program. We will also help provide materials required for accreditation testing.

Accreditation

MPC is able to provide expertise to all levels of your needs with regards to accreditation of your imaging service programs. Our professional staff includes Image Reviewers and Site Inspection specialist’s both present and past for the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL).

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Protocol Review (CT)

MPC can help review your CT protocols per recommendations of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).

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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

We have contracted with MPC for many years. They have always been dependable, flexible, friendly and helpful. I highly recommend them for all of your Radiology Physicist needs. A pleasure to do business with.

Nichole Laabs Director of Radiology