MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ON CALL COMMUNICATION PROCEDURES
POLICY:Whenever images are transmitted to WMC for
a radiologist reading AtholHospital personnel will communicate by telephone or pager
to the radiologist/resident that the images and fax have been sent.
This procedure is in effect
whenever a reading for any radiology examination is needed when a radiologist
is not on duty.
Upon completion of the
examination the images shall be transmitted to WMC.
Following the transmission
of the images a fax will be sent to WMC.The fax will include a copy of the examination order, patient demographics,
relevant history and any technologist’s notes.
The fax should be transmitted
to the following fax numbers at WMC:
Sunday – Saturday ,508-363-3459 (CallRm.)
the fax has been sent Athol personnel should contact WMC bycalling 508-363-9387 or paging 508-363-5252 pager
If the radiologist at WMC
has any questions on the images or the fax they should call the Athol Radiology
and have the hospital operator overhead page the technologist.
, have the operator page the on call technologist.