CT and MRI Services in Alberta: Comparisons With Other Health Care Systems

This report presents summary information on computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in Alberta, with comparison to the use of these diagnostic imaging technologies in other jurisdictions.

The aims of the report are to:

  • illustrate the capacity in Alberta to diagnose and manage health problems with the help of these important technolgies
  • compare the numbers, age and utilization of CT and MRI scanners in Alberta, and the wait times for MRI and CT exams, with those in other health systems
  • draw attention to issues related to the safety and value for money of CT and MRI services

Publication Type: Health Topic Overviews / Scoping Reviews

Year of Publication: 2008

Topics: Diagnosis, Healthcare Services

Authors: David Hailey

ISBN (print): 978-1-897443-46-0

ISBN (online): 978-1-897443-47-7