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PATIENTS' STORIES

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“My wife and I were particularly impressed because this was a big improvement for this hospital over past years.”
— Denis F., Meadowlands Hospital HCAHPS/3West Patient, March 2017

“Everyone provided superior, outstanding quality service. My husband and I both visited the Same Day Surgery Department and we both agree that the services were great.”
— Najlasia A., Meadowlands Hospital Ambulatory Services Patient, March 2017

“Registration clerk was very efficient and nursing staff was extremely courteous. I was in major pain from a kidney stone. Quick check in, scan, diagnosis and pain relief. Everyone at the Meadowlands Hospital did great.”
— Bob S., Meadowlands Hospital Emergency Room Patient, March 2017

MEADOWLANDS EMERGENCY

MHMC HEALTHFEED

Scheduling Times

- Digital Mammography and 3D Mammography (Tomosynthesis) are scheduled Monday-Friday, 7:30am –5:30pm.
- Stereotactic Breast Biopsies are scheduled every Wednesday, 8am–1pm.

Arrival Time

- You must be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

Images Requirements

- You need to bring all previous Images/Films with you.

Digital Mammography

Ordered to screen breast for masses.
- Please do not wear Perfume, Powder or Deodorant for the exam.
- You can eat meals as normal for the exam.
- There are no restrictions on any medications.

3D Mammography (Tomosynthesis)

Performed with digital mammography using the same scanner. It takes multiple images of the entire breast.
- Same preparation as for Digital Mammography.

Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

Done to locate a breast lump or abnormality and remove a tissue sample to be examined under a microscope.
- Outside Images must be brought in at least two weeks before procedure. If you have had Images at Meadowlands Hospital, there is no special preparation.
- You may eat a light breakfast on the procedure day.
- You cannot be on any type of blood thinner, e.g., ASPIRIN.