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RVH to add third MRI machine to address backlog – Barrie
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RVH to add third MRI machine to address backlog – Barrie

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) will add a third MRI machine within the next two years to help address a massive backlog of patients in need. The funding for the third magnetic resonance imaging machine, costing $800,000, was announced by local members of provincial parliament in Barrie Tuesday.RVH provides 70 per cent of the MRI scans in the Simcoe Muskoka region.“This funding will help hospitals, like RVH, address the backlog of patients requiring imaging services that accumulated during the pandemic,” says Doug Downey, MPP for Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte.“Having accessible state-of-the-art healthcare in our community is of vital importance to residents. This funding will also ensure patients can be seen in a timely manner to help best serve their medical needs.”T...