Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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 MRI scanners. We follow nationally-recognized testing standards. We provide the following services:

MRI Scanners:

  • Alignment light accuracy
  • Slice position and localization accuracy
  • Geometric accuracy
  • Image thickness accuracy
  • Magnetic field homogeneity
  • High-contrast spatial resolution
  • Low-contrast detectability
  • Image uniformity
  • Artifact evaluation
  • Performance evaluation on commonly used RF coils (SNR, uniformity, ghosting)
  • Acquisition display gray level performance
  • MRI safety program assessment

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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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

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