MultiCare Medical Imaging offers CT scanning at Allenmore Hospital, Allenmore Medical Building-C, Covington MultiCare Clinic, Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, MultiCare Auburn Health Center, MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, Auburn Diagnostic Imaging Services, MultiCare Gig Harbor Medical Park and Tacoma General and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital.
For your safety and the safety of your children please make arrangements for someone to care for your children during your scheduled appointment time. If you are unable to find care for them please call and reschedule your appointment.
Arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled exam to complete necessary paperwork.
If your procedure includes contrast, please bring a list of any medications you are currently taking. You will also need to have GFR creatine lab work completed no more than eight weeks before your exam. The lab results will allow our radiologists to make sure that it is safe to use contrast media in your study. Please contact your health care provider if you have any questions about the required lab work.
Bring any (x-rays) imaging studies related to your current problem from other facilities with you. Please let us know if you need help obtaining the films.
Ask for an interpreter if you are not proficient in English. MultiCare will provide an interpreter specialized in medical terminology for patients who have trouble understanding English. Unfortunately, family members of patients can not be interpreters.
If you have been asked to take oral contrast follow the instructions given to you with your contrast. There is no charge for this oral contrast, if your doctor has not already provided it for you (not all offices have this medication on hand), and you may receive it one of three ways: