Lower Mainland Medical Imaging (LMMI) is responsible for providing medical imaging services across Fraser Health (FH), Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Providence Health Care (PHC) and Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA holds accountability for this province-wide service to ensure that patients, clients and residents across B.C. receive safe, quality care.
Medical imaging includes a wide variety of imaging modalities which serve as methods to view the internal structures and functions of the body. The many exams available aid in the diagnoses, monitoring and treatment of medical conditions and are delivered by a skilled team of specialized health-care professionals such as technologists, sonographers, nurses, radiologists, cardiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and support staff.
Imaging modalities include:
- General Radiography (X-Ray)
- Fluoroscopy (Fluoro)
- Interventional Radiography (IR)
- Computed Tomography (CT)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Ultrasound (US)
- Echocardiography (Echo)
- Nuclear Medicine (NM)
- Bone Densitometry (BD)
- Screening and Diagnostic Mammography
Lower Mainland Medical Imaging has imaging departments in hospitals and health-care facilities across Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health, Providence Health Care and Provincial Health Services Authority. This encompasses a large geographical area spanning the entire Lower Mainland, Sunshine Coast, Sea to Sky Region, Bella Bella and Bella Coola.
As a collaborative team under LMMI, we strive for the highest quality exams and patient care. We are continually improving with new advancements in technology and patient safety to provide consistent, safe and effective services. Our teams are utilized throughout the hospitals to provide care to outpatients, inpatients and emergency patients. Learn more about the imaging services available in your health authority, below: