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Expertise. Affordability. Accessibility. Why will you choose Shields?
MRI – With cutting-edge technology that provides the clearest images, expert staff, renowned radiologists and affordable pricing, it’s no wonder patients turn to Shields MRI. In fact, one in every three people in Massachusetts has their MRI done at Shields. We’re the largest network of MRI centers in New England, with more than 25 locations throughout Massachusetts and one in New Hampshire—all of which boast Shields’ trademark quality and service. Learn more about MRI. Find a Shields MRI facility.
PET/CT – Because PET/CT is critical for early cancer diagnoses and determining treatment plans, patients rely on Shields for top-of-the-line technology that enables accurate detection. But it’s not just about technology. Our team is committed to guiding patients through a cancer treatment process with care and compassion, facilitating a more positive patient experience and, ultimately, striving for better outcomes. Learn more about PET/CT. Find a Shields PET/CT facility.
Radiation Oncology – Shields Radiation Oncology features sophisticated new imaging equipment and technologies that allow our radiation oncologists to more closely target tumors—and significantly less of the healthy tissue surrounding them. Shields employs the newest technologies, including IMRT, IGRT, 4-D CT, and respiratory gating, to offer patients less discomfort and better outcomes. Learn more about Radiation Oncology. Find a Shields Radiation Oncology facility.
Ambulatory Surgical Centers – As the demand for outpatient surgical services continues to grow, and healthcare reform puts more pressure on hospitals to deliver lower cost care, Shields is the premier partner that hospitals choose to develop, operationalize and manage their ambulatory surgery centers. Shields ASC is a growing division of Shields and will open their newest ambulatory surgery center in fall 2017, in partnership with UMass Memorial Healthcare.Learn more about Shields ASC.