Newport News, Va. – The State Health Commissioner has issued two Certificates of Need to Riverside Health System for advanced technology services.

Approved is a fixed MRI Scanner to replace the mobile MRI unit currently in use at the Riverside Diagnostic Center at Williamsburg Crossing. The fixed unit will enable Riverside to serve more remote areas of the region more frequently with the mobile MRI unit.

Also approved is a mobile site for MRI Services at the Riverside Hampton Diagnostic Center, which is scheduled to be opened in the summer of 2007. The Center will be located at 850 Gateway Boulevard, Hampton.

Published: August 10, 2006