How do you fit a 2-ton piece of medical equipment through the hospital doors?
Instead, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center knocked out windows to bring the new Philips Intera 1.5 Tesla MRI in through the sidewall. NDC Construction was on site June 4 to remove the windows, and the new machine arrived Monday.
Hospital officials say the new equipment will bring significant enhancements to technology available at the medical center. The MRI will enable patients to have more advanced procedures in-house.
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The new East County site will house Meals on Wheels' adult day services program.
Balloon festival canceled
Organizers cancelled the Florida Balloon Festival late Sunday.
Manatee County School District sued over school security officials
The Citizens for Sunshine group sued the Manatee County School District for its approval process of hiring armed guards at area elementary schools.