March 20, 2024

Kaiser Permanente of Georgia unveils advanced diagnostic imaging

Cutting-edge technology with AI radiology software promises enhanced patient outcomes.

Contact: Ravae Graham

ATLANTA — Kaiser Permanente of Georgia has announced the installation of a new PET and CT scan unit at its Glenlake Comprehensive Specialty Center. This state-of-the-art technology is set to revolutionize diagnostic imaging in Georgia, marking only the second installation of this kind in the state.

The scanner incorporates the newest digital BGO (dBGO) detector material and AI software, improving image quality and detectability of small diseases, cancers and lesions. The new system is designed to optimize efficiency, improve patient experience and increase diagnostic capabilities, ultimately enhancing patient outcomes.

Features like rapid data quality assurance, enhanced AI-based automated patient positioning capabilities and streamlined patient setup improve the system's effectiveness.

“This new technology represents a significant advancement in diagnostic capabilities, enabling our team of radiologists to provide more accurate and timely assessments,” said Heidi Veltman, vice president and chief operating officer for Kaiser Permanente in Georgia. “Access to this high-level equipment will not only empower our doctors but will also contribute to saving patient lives.”

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Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 12.5 million members in 8 states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health.