MRI Services

05/23/13

Winchester Hospital and Shields Health Care Group Partner for MRI Services

Winchester Hospital and Shields Health Care Group announced recently that they will again partner, this time to provide the highest quality MRI services at the brand new Winchester Hospital Outpatient Center at 200 Unicorn Park in Woburn. The new MRI suite features two new state-of-the-art, wide-open bore MRI scanners – a Siemens 1.5T magnet and a Siemens 3T magnet. 

“We’re excited to expand on an already successfulrelationship with Shields Health Care Group, now providing our patients andphysicians with the highest quality MRI services using the latest technology,”said Kevin Smith, President and CEO of Winchester Hospital. Since 2007, Winchester Hospitaland Shields have partnered to provide radiation oncology services to patientsat the Winchester Hospital Centerfor Cancer Care.

“Shields has been providing imaging services north of Boston for more than a decade and we’re proud that Winchester Hospital has chosen to partner with usfor their MRI needs.” added Tom Shields Jr., President of Shields Health CareGroup. “Together, we have a great foundation to provide exceptional care andservice to patients throughout the region.”

Thebright new facility is located just off of route 93 and is minutes from Winchester Hospital’s main campus. The location isa convenient option for the Winchester and Boston communities.Shields will be managing all daily MRI operations, staffing and scheduling atthe Woburnlocation. With the new Unicorn Park location and this new partnership with Shields, Winchester Hospitalwill no longer offer MRI services at Baldwin Park II and Presidential Way, bothlocated in Woburn.

Winchester Hospital and ShieldsHealthcare Group, the leading provider of MRI services in the state, are twohighly regarded health care organizations with a shared goal of providingservices that increase cost-efficiency and drive quality in a changinghealthcare landscape.  

About Winchester Hospital

Winchester Hospital is the first hospital inMassachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’shighest honor for nursing excellence, three times. As the northwest suburbanBoston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery,orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology,gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management,obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery. Winchester Hospitalhas clinical affiliations with several nationally recognized hospitals in theregion, including Boston Children’s Hospital, TuftsMedical Centerand Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.To learn more, visit www.winchesterhospital.org.

About Shields Health Care Group
Shields Health Care Group is a family-owned business and was New England’s first independent MRI provider 25 years ago. Today,Shields has more than 25 locations, all ACR accredited, throughout Massachusetts and strongpartnerships with some of the top healthcare and technology providers in thecountry. Shields provides a diverse offering of MRI, Radiation Oncology, andPET/CT Imaging as well as Virtual Radware and ProCare support services.  It is the Shields focus, experience, andcommitment that have helped the company grow to be the largest and most technicallyadvanced network of medical imaging and diagnostic treatment facilities in New England. www.shields.com