Radiology Department 



Welcome
to
The Radiology Imaging Services Department at the
Wisconsin Health Fund (WHF).


  • Our goal is to provide you with exceptional customer service that is geared towards meeting all of your healthcare needs. Every day, we touch the lives of many individuals through the services we provide, such as Mammography, Bone Density, Electrocardiography, Fluoroscopy, General Radiography, Pain Management, Urography and Ultrasound. Board Certified Radiologists provide all Radiology interpretations and consultations. Our level of professionalism allows us to respond to your needs, and those of your referring physician. We also offer trusted interpretations and viable options for your healthcare management.

  • It is our passion to serve, and we do it with pride. We have a culture of high quality care that is customer focused, partner cooperation, and cost consciousness. Our staff participates in extensive continuing education directed towards learning and applying the newest, and latest technologies. Together, as a strong team of medical professionals, we combine our skills, compassion, and talents, to improve the quality of life to the citizens of our communities.


  • WHF is a unique multispecialty clinic, with primary care and specialty physicians. We are committed to providing both quality and cost-effective healthcare. We strive to provide all of your healthcare services in one day at a very low competitive cost. Whether you are seeing your Primary Care Physician, the Cardiologist, having Lab work, or your radiology imaging services ,we strive to coordinate as many appointments on one day as possible.

     

 

Mammography Program

  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology.
  • Licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Meets all of the requirements of the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 (MQSA)


Mammography Staff

  • Received their formal education and training at accredited institutions.
  • Are registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Received advanced certification in Mammography.
  • All annual screening mammograms can be scheduled on the same day as your visit with your Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) physician.

Services

  • Our services include standard diagnostic, screening mammography, and breast ultrasound.

Our Goal

  • Our Goal as Mammographers is to use professional, ethical judgment, and critical thinking when performing mammography exams. We are sensitive to the emotional and physical needs of our patients, and strive to make every exam a positive experience.

 

 

General Radiography

  • Fluoroscopy
  • Urography
  • Radiography

Radiographers

  • Our Radiographers are highly competent and professional technologists, who perform a variety of x-ray exams on virtually every part of the body.
  • Are registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Traditional x-rays are performed through the use of radiographic equipment, cassettes, film, and a processor, while utilizing the least amount of ionizing radiation.
  • Our Radiographers perform exams on patients of all ages who may vary in their levels of health whether itís having a routine x-ray, or an x-ray for a severe injury.

X-Ray Equipment

  • Our x-ray equipment is registered with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Public Health.
  • A qualified radiation safety officer is assigned to oversee the training of operators of the x-ray equipment, and ensure the safety of all patients.

Our Goal

  • Our Goal as Radiographers is to meet the healthcare and diagnostic needs of our patients and physicians, by producing high quality radiographs. As a part of a vital healthcare team, it is the value of service, and the safety of our patients to what we are committed every day.

 

 

 

 

Bone Mineral Density (BMD)

  • WHF is performing Bone Mineral Density exams utilizing state of the art equipment as an aid in diagnosing osteoporosis, and other degenerative and metabolic bone diseases. We have acquired a Hologic Bone Mineral Density Scanning System, which includes a Sahara Clinical Bone Sonometer (used for heel scans), with a software package that we believe will provide the most accurate solution in managing those degenerative and metabolic bone diseases that lead to osteoporosis.

WHF Initiative

  • Osteoporosis affects millions of individuals, and is the most common bone disease affecting men and women everyday. Here at WHF, patients are provided with options to check their bone mineral content.
  • As a part of our Womenís Wellness Initiative, WHF offers a Peripheral (Heel) Bone Mineral Density (BMD) Screening test with all screening mammograms.
  • This test is also offered with patient physical exams (if necessary) at no charge.
  • WHF will perform a Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Bone Mineral Density exam (DEXA table scan) at any time with a physician order.
  • Our Radiographers perform exams on patients of all ages who may vary in their levels of health whether itís having a routine x-ray, or an x-ray for a severe injury.

Our Goal

  • Our goal here at the Wisconsin Health Fund (WHF) is to promote Womenís Wellness, and to increase awareness of osteoporosis, its prevention, and the risks of fractures.
 
 

 

Pain Management

  • Pain Management has always been recognized as a serious but treatable condition.
  • Here at WHF, we work with Specialty physicians who are Board Certified Anesthesiologists to try to identify the causes of pain and attempt to treat the condition using several techniques such as:  injections, medications, and physical therapy.

Services

  • WHF utilizes state-of-the art equipment in all Pain Management procedures which are performed on Monday, and Wednesday afternoons in the Radiology department.
  • All Pain management procedures are coordinated between the Radiology and Nursing departments.
  • This equipment is also available to other Specialists, such as Orthopedic physicians.

Our Goal

  • Our goal is to help reduce the frustrations of pain that can be associated with physical discomfort, in a safe and professional manner, so that you can return to your normal physical activities.
 
 

 

 

 

Electrocardiology (ECG or EKG)

  • An electrocardiogram is a device that is used to record the electrical activity of the heart. This is a non-invasive, painless test in which small pads and electrodes are utilized to illustrate the electrical activity from one location in the heart to the other. An Internist, Cardiologist, or other healthcare professional will interpret the results of the test, which is printed on a strip of paper.
  • If age appropriate, the WHF will include an EKG exam as part of your annual physical examination.
  • Our goal is to help physicians and patients understand the importance in the electrical activity of the heart, and its function as it affects symptoms of heart disease.
 
 

 

 

Ultrasound

  • Ultrasound is a non-invasive healthcare procedure that is provided at WHF by Medical Care Specialists (MCS).
  • MCS is certified by the American College of Radiology
  • MCS is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL)
  • Ultrasound services are performed on Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:00pm, and on Thursday afternoons, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
  • MCS performs a variety of general ultrasound exams such as Abdomen and Pelvis, Obstetrical, Ankle/Brachial Indices (ABIís), Venous Doppler, and Echocardiograms. In some cases, ultrasound is also utilized as a follow-up to mammography exams. In addition, ultrasound is sometimes used a guide is in assisting physicians perform procedures such as thyroid biopsies.

 

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