McLeod-Radiology

McLeod Radiology Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I obtain my radiology results to take to a new specialist?

A. Your specialist can call McLeod Radiology Services at (843) 777-2087 and request a copy of the report. You may also stop by McLeod Radiology in the McLeod Tower (555 E. Cheves Street, Florence) - just stop by the front desk in the waiting room.

Q. How can I obtain a copy of my images?

A. You can request a copy of your study by contacting McLeod Radiology Services at (843) 777-2087. Please allow 24 hours for the request to be completed. Images will be provided via CD only and require an authorization to be completed and signed.

Q. What do I need to do to get ready for my exam?

A. Individual procedure preparation varies; please refer to the individual radiology technology pages on this website for information specific to your test/procedure.

Q. How can I schedule an appointment?

A. All radiological exams (with the exception of screening mammography) require a physician order. Scheduling services for McLeod Radiology are completed by McLeod Reservations and Scheduling. They can be reached at (843) 777-2095 between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Q. What happens after my procedure?

A. After your procedure, your images will be read by one the 12 board certified radiologists who provide supervision and interpretation services for all McLeod Health facilities. This information will be placed in a written report and sent to the physician who ordered your test/procedure. Please contact the physician who ordered your test for your results.

Q. When will I get my report results?

A. Through the use of innovative technology, such as Voice Recognition and Autofax, ordering physicians receive timely report results from McLeod Radiology. Most reports are interpreted within 24 - 48 hours after the completion of your procedure. However, if outside images are needed to interpret a study, additional time may be required.

Q. How can I have films/images from other hospitals (sometimes called prior images) sent to McLeod for the radiologists to use when they interpret my current images?

A. You may bring them with you on the day of your test, or have them sent to:

McLeod Radiology File Room
McLeod Tower
555 E. Cheves Street
P.O. Box 100551
Florence, SC 29502-0551

Mammography images should be sent to:
McLeod Breast Imaging File Room
McLeod Pavilion
555 E. Cheves Street
P.O. Box 100551
Florence, SC 29502-0551

Q. Are same and next day appointments available?

A. Yes, in most instances, dependent upon the pre-authorization required by some insurance companies.

 

 

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