The Manitoba government will spend $11.9 million to replace aging diagnostic equipment, some of that in Westman.
Equipment purchases will include:
- a multi-detector scanner, portable ultrasound machine and dual-detector radiography suite with ceiling-mounted patient lift at Health Sciences Centre;
- a CT scanner and C-arm at Concordia Hospital;
- a CT scanner at Misericordia Health Centre;
- a gamma camera at Brandon Regional Health Centre;
- conventional radiographic systems in Glenboro, Flin Flon and Minnedosa;
- a mass spectrometer and portable ultrasound scanner at St. Boniface General Hospital;
- radiography suites in Eriksdale and Neepawa;
- new computed radiography equipment which enhances the X-ray machines in Dauphin and Swan River;
- an ultrasound scanner at Victoria General Hospital; and
- a high-resolution digital ultrasound system at St. Boniface Cancer Care.
Health Minister Erin Selby made the announcement Wednesday.