Ridgecrest Regional Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material, ingested by the patient, to diagnose and treat a variety of disease,
Ridgecrest Regional Hospital has recently received nine Zoll R Series® Defibrillators. The purchase was a result of the decision reached by the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Corporate Board of Directors approving a one-time expenditure of $165,000 to purchase the units. This recent purchase brings the hospital’s total up to twelve units, following an initial investment last year for the first three units.