By Felicia Lowenstein Niven
Image is Everything Local innovator Atlantic Medical Imaging has been serving the community for over 50 years with their cutting-edge healthcare technology YOU MAY TAKE IT FOR GRANTED THAT YOU CAN PICK UP THE phone to schedule an annual mammogram, an ultrasound to see your babyto-be, or an x-ray to determine if you’ve broken a bone. It wasn’t that long ago that such procedures weren’t available, or if they were, you would go to the hospital. Fifty years ago, the hospital was the only place where imaging tests could be done. That changed in South Jersey because of a dedicated group of radiologists, who, quite literally, envisioned the future. They founded Atlantic Radiologists in 1964, and opened the first outpatient imaging center in Northfield, NJ in 1971. The rest is history. Today, you know the group as Atlantic Medical Imaging (AMI), and most
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likely you have been through their doors in any of their 11 offices in Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth County. This full-service radiology practice specializes in all of the latest imaging tests, including Open and Closed MRI, CT, PET/CT imaging, 3D Digital Mammography, Ultrasound, DEXA scans, Biopsies, Nuclear Medicine, and X-rays. In addition, you can find specialized services at AMI’s Centers of Excellence: the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and the Cardiac Imaging Center of Excellence. But it’s what AMI has brought to the community over the last half century, and to the practice of cutting-edge local medical imaging, that has really changed lives.