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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We have found the services of MPC vital in meeting our accreditation and regulatory obligations for annual and acceptance testing for all our imaging equipment. MPC has demonstrated to be a cost effective service of providing qualified medical physicists for all our nuclear medicine and diagnostic imaging machine needs for over the past ten years.

Anonymous RSO

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