First and Only Hospital in New Jersey
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a RWJBH flagship Medical Center, is the
first and only hospital in New Jersey to offer the 256 Slice General Electric(GE)
Revolution CT Scanner. As a comprehensive stroke center, this advanced
technology is located in SBMC’s Emergency Department supporting
the rapid diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing symptoms of
stroke. “ I am extremely excited to have this superior technology
located within the SBMC Emergency Department. The 256 Slice CT Scanner
provides faster and more efficient scanning while delivering the lowest
possible dose of radiation,” states Christopher F. Freer, DO, FACEP,
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine. It can scan an entire organ
in less than 1 second reducing the time an individual has to hold their
breath,” he continued. Saint Barnabas Medical Center is a national
showcase location for this technology.
“We are proud to be the first Medical Center in the state of New
Jersey to offer this advanced and revolutionary CT scanner,” says
Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and CEO, Saint Barnabas Medical
Center. “The addition of this superior technology emphasizes our
commitment to ensuring our physicians and patients have access to the
most innovative technologies that facilitate the safest quality care for
our patients and their families. I’d like to thank Ms. Helene Kosloski,
a generous SBMC donor, for her commitment and support of this important
Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Revolution 256 Slice CT is truly
advanced in so many ways.
- It is extremely fast and efficient scanning whole body images within seconds
greatly reducing the time of the scan and imaging the entire heart in
- Radiation exposure is the lowest possible while acquiring superior images
that provide accurate diagnoses.
- The innovative design and engineering make it significantly quieter than
any other CT.
- It can comfortably accommodate individuals up to 675 pounds.
Saint Barnabas Medical Center remains committed to providing our community
with access to the most advanced imaging capabilities in order to provide
the safest and highest quality care for our patients and their families.
To learn more about Saint Barnabas Medical Center, visit www.rwjbh.org/sbmc.