In April 2019, Sound Radiology was awarded an MRI licence allowing patients access to Medicare rebates for eligible scans.
Sound Radiology invested in not only a fully digital MRI, but the only unit of its kind with innovative audio-visual distraction technology in private practice here in South Australia. From changing ambient lighting through to watching a DVD or programmed imagery whilst inside the MRI bore, all patients are now enjoying the benefits of having their specialised scanning in a relaxing environment.
For paediatric and claustrophobic patients, accessing an MRI scan is often associated with the need for sedation, and in many cases, an anaesthetic in a hospital setting. At Sound Radiology, the audio-visual technology is enabling successful MRI studies without the need for sedation or admission to hospital for anaesthesia.
Upon Sound Radiology being awarded Medicare eligibility, patients can now access the benefits of state-of-the-art equipment with no out of pocket cost*. Sound Radiology CEO, Cara Miller comments, “in being awarded a Medicare licence, we are humbled to be acknowledged for the investment in innovative technology that supports South Australians achieve successful MRI studies”.
*Sound Radiology is happy to announce bulk-billing for all Medicare eligible MRI studies providing the referral meets the requirements and standards set by Medicare.