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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 diagnostic imaging equipment. We follow state-specific regulations as well as nationally-recognized testing recommendations. We provide the following services:

Radiographic Systems:

  • Beam alignment and collimation
  • Tube potential (kVp) accuracy and reproducibility
  • Beam filtration verification
  • Radiation exposure reproducibility and linearity
  • Patient dose display verification
  • Automatic exposure control (AEC) performance
  • Fixed, mobile, and dental radiographic units
  • Screen-film, computed radiography, and digital radiography detectors

Fluoroscopic Systems:

  • Beam alignment and collimation
  • Tube potential (kVp) accuracy and reproducibility
  • Beam filtration verification
  • High-contrast spatial resolution
  • Low-contrast sensitivity performance
  • Radiation exposure rates for typical exams and maximum output
  • Patient dose display verification
  • Automatic exposure rate control
  • Scattered radiation to operators
  • Fixed and mobile c-arm systems
  • Cardiovascular systems
  • Angiographic systems

Shielding Design

MPC has developed a good working relationship with many regional and national architectural firms with regards to both shielding plans and facility design consultation. Facility design reviews provide assurance of smooth ergonomic flow and clinical adherence to good radiation safety practices. We are able to provide your regulatory agency and general contractor with a sound and compliant shielding plan as required

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We have been using the services of MPC for years and appreciate the extra care and effort they provide to ensure our equipment is safe and meets the standards for quality to operate legally. The physicists are knowledgeable and approachable. They have a genuine concern for our success and compliance with governing regulations.

Lynne

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