Medical Imaging Northwest is a group of 25 private practice
radiologists, technologists and staff committed to providing
the finest medical imaging technology to our patients,
and the communities we serve. Medical Imaging Northwest
offers a broad range of services at multiple locations
and provides quick, accurate reporting. We attract highly
trained physicians (board certified radiologists with fellowship
and/or subspecialty training) and registered radiologic
technologists with advanced certifications and multiple
With MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, we co-own manage and operate ACR accredited imaging centers.
questions about any of our imaging procedures or locations call Diagnostic Imaging Northwest at:
253-841-4353. Our Scheduling Department will be glad to answer your questions.
Our Fully-Digital Facilities
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI and MRA) in a short bore, Open, High-Field 1.5T Siemens magnet for your patient’s
- Computed Tomography (CT and CTA) 16 and 64 slice CT
- Digital Mammography with CAD
- Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
- Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy
- Needle localization for Breast Biopsy
- Breast MRI – (An ACS Qualified Facility)
- Bone Mineral Densitometry and Total Body Fat
- Ultrasound (including 4-D Ultrasound)
- Computerized (Digital) Radiography and Fluoroscopy
We do not give imaging results directly to the patient, so please prepare him
or her to wait to hear from your office. Depending upon your preference, we
can either automatically fax your reports upon approval, or mail them to you.
In addition, we also have a wonderful new technology, McKesson
PACS, which is available to you for free. This technology
allows you to retrieve your patient’s digital images
and corresponding reports on the spot once they are read
and approved. If you are connected to the Internet, a representative
from Medical Imaging Northwest will be glad to schedule an
appointment to install and train you and your staff on our
McKesson PACS software. Call our IT department at 253-841-4353
to discuss this option and schedule a convenient appointment.
If you have billing questions about imaging procedures, please
refer patients to our Accounts Receivable staff at 253-581-2550. We
are available to answer your questions weekdays during
normal business hours.
If you have insurance coverage questions about a patient’s
imaging procedure, please call the insurer’s customer
service department. Insurance questions are always best answered
directly by the insurer.
Call to schedule a patient for any of our Diagnostic Imaging Northwest outpatient imaging centers
at 253-841-4353 or Fax the request forms to: 253-446-3973.
Privacy and Security Questions:
Medical Imaging Northwest is HIPAA compliant. Patients will be provided with
a copy of our privacy notices that can be found on our web site.
It is a good idea to remind patients to arrange for childcare
before coming to their exam. There are no childcare services
on site. Do to the presence of radiation, children are not
allowed to enter patient rooms with their parents during
Make sure to FAX the completed radiology order form before
their appointment. Do not rely on the patient remembering
to bring it with them. Having a properly completed document
in advance will expedite the appointment and improve the
Prior Films and Surgical Reports:
Please indicate if the patient has prior films and/or surgical
reports and their location so that we can order them in advance
of their procedure(s).