NEW transradial approach – This approach enables doctors to access patients’ arteries through the wrist rather than the groin during cardiac catheterization, allowing for speedier recovery and decreasing hospital stays.
Psychiatric home health services – In April 2011, Mercy’s Behavioral Services department launched psychiatric home health services under the umbrella of Mercy Home Health.
NEW 4D CT – Hall Radiation Center added a 4D CT, a special CT that allows visibility of the movement of a tumor during respiration.
New multi-lumen balloon for High-Dose Radiation (HDR) – This new balloon for HDR with MammoSite technology allows more breast cancer patients to meet the criteria for this minimally-invasive treatment. This precise targeting means shorter treatment times.