InnerVision is an outpatient imaging center providing a full scope of radiology services to patients and physicians in North Central Indiana. InnerVision provides a pleasant outpatient experience, employs the very best clinical and support staff, and offers the latest medical imaging technology.
As an independently-owned imaging center, InnerVision is able to meet all of your imaging needs for less. Our goal is to deliver the highest level of patient care using the best technology available.
At InnerVision Advanced Medical Imaging Center, we are on the cutting edge of multiple imaging modalities. It is our goal to provide diagnostic imaging that will help you and your physician find answers to your medical concerns. At the same time, we understand that there is more to patient care than providing advanced technology. Our team prides itself on delivering you the most professional, compassionate care in a comfortable environment.
High Quality Imaging for Less.
Quality healthcare and affordability are equally important, and InnerVision offers both. We recognize that healthcare costs can be a burden, and there is no reason for you to pay more than necessary for the same services.
As an independent outpatient imaging center, InnerVision can meet all of your imaging needs for less. Our state-of-the-art center has equipment with unique features that are often found only in academic centers and teaching hospitals. We guarantee the highest level of patient care with utmost attention to quality, safety and value.
Call us today and we will tell you exactly what your imaging study will cost.
We never lose sight of the fact that what we are looking at is not images, but people.
We recognize the importance of what we do – it is often the basis for the treatment decisions that physicians make. That is why we only settle for the highest quality images.
Our goal is to optimize the cost-effective use of our technology by applying it appropriately, and to provide our customers with information that maximizes clinical decision-making. As part of the caregiving team, we invite referring physicians and other health care providers to consult with us in an effort to provide the highest level of patient care.
When you have an imaging exam performed at InnerVision Advanced Medical Imaging Center, your study is interpreted by one of our board-certified radiologists. Radiologists are physicians with special training in diagnostic imaging studies.
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For your convenience, InnerVision is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm
Extended hours for MRI: Mon & Tues 6 am – 8 pm; Wed – Fri 6 am – 6 pm; Sat 8 am – 11:30 am
Both of our offices are located on South Creasy Lane between McCarty Lane and State Road 38.
InnerVision Advanced Medical Imaging Center is committed to providing you with the highest level of quality and service. Our Imaging Center houses equipment with unique features often found only in academic centers and teaching hospitals.
Types of Studies
MRI Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a painless, non-invasive imaging test that lets physicians look inside various parts of the body, such as the brain, spine, joints, and heart. The MRI creates a magnetic field that sends radio waves into the body and then measures the response with an advanced computer system. The MRI does not use any ionizing radiation during the study.
MRI is used to diagnose a variety of medical conditions. It is important that you follow all of the MRI Preparation Instructions if your doctors has ordered a MRI.
PET/CT Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is a non-invasive test that looks at biochemical and physiological changes in tissues related to metabolism. Computed Tomography (CT Scan) shows the structure of the anatomy. A PET/CT scan combines both a PET and a CT exam during a single outpatient exam and fuses the two types of images together. This highly sophisticated imaging technique gives detailed information to physicians about the presence or spread of disease and accurately identifies its precise location.
A PET/CT is primarily used in detecting, staging and monitoring cancer. This type of imaging can be used to detect if a lung nodule is cancerous. In many cases, the results of a PET scan may prevent an unnecessary biopsy or surgery. PET scans can also be used to image various types of heart and brain disorders, such as early diagnoses of dementia.
It is important that you follow all of the PET/CT Preparation Instructions if your doctors has ordered a PET/CT.
CT Computed Tomography (CT) scan is a painless, non-invasive imaging test that allows physicians to look inside various parts of the body. A CT scanner uses a special x-ray tube and detectors to produce detailed images. Unlike regular X-rays that look at only one part of the body, a CT scan looks at an entire area of the body, taking a “stack” of pictures, much like slices in a loaf of bread. Nearly any part of the body can be studied with a CT scan.
It is important that you follow all of the preparation instructions if your doctors has ordered a CT Scan.
Nuclear Medicine Nuclear medicine exams use very small amounts of radioactive agents to provide information about how various organs in the body are functioning. The substance is absorbed by different parts of the body and emits gamma rays that are detected by special types of cameras called gamma cameras and PET cameras. These cameras use powerful computers to form images that provide information about the area of the body being studied. The amount of radiation from most nuclear medicine exams is comparable to that of a regular x-ray exam.
Some of the most common nuclear medicine exams are used to scan the bones, gallbladder, heart, kidneys, and thyroid.
It is important that you follow all of the Nuclear Medicine Preparation Instructions if your doctors has ordered a Nuclear Medicine test.
Interventional Radiology (IR) Interventional Radiology is a medical sub-specialty of radiology that uses minimally-invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and support treatment of diseases in nearly every organ system. IR procedures are performed using needles and narrow tubes called catheters. Some examples include port placement, PICC, and Kyphoplasty.
Many conditions that once required surgery can now be treated non-surgically by interventional radiologists. By minimizing the physical trauma to the patient, these procedures can reduce infection rates and recovery time, and decrease time spent in the surgical facility.
IR procedures are performed in an outpatient surgery center or hospital. The facility will provide you with instructions prior to your procedure date.
Kyphoplasty Kyphoplasty is an image-guided surgical procedure used to treat a fracture from osteoporosis. It is designed to stop the pain caused by a spinal fracture, to stabilize the spine, and to restore some or all of the lost body height due to the compression fracture.
During the procedure, the interventional radiologist places a narrow tube through a small incision in the back. The doctor uses fluoroscopy to guide the tube to the affected vertebrae. Then, the doctor inserts a balloon through the tube and into the affected vertebrae. The balloon is carefully inflated returning the vertebrae to normal position. The balloon is removed and the doctor uses a cement-like material to fill the cavity. It hardens quickly stabilizing the bone.
Some patients experience immediate relief after Kyphoplasty, while others report a reduction or elimination of pain within two days. Patients can return to their normal daily activities immediately. Strenuous exertion should be avoided until approved by your physician, approximately six weeks.
Ultrasound An ultrasound is a safe, painless, non-invasive imaging test that uses the reflection of sound waves to obtain images of various parts of the body. While most people think of ultrasound as a test that is used to look at a developing baby, it has many other uses in the diagnosis of disease.
It is important that you follow all of the Ultrasound Preparation Instructions if your doctors has ordered an Ultrasound.
Bone Densitometry Bone densitometry or DEXA uses very low amounts of x-ray to measure your bone density. It is a fast, safe and painless test that can assess your risk of developing osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis is the gradual thinning and weakening of the bones, which can lead to bone fractures. Over 28 million Americans, 80% of whom are women, have or are at risk of developing this condition. Unfortunately, most individuals have no symptoms until they suffer a painful bone fracture.
Body Fat and Muscle Composition The DEXA is the most accurate method for body composition analysis. This technology is the best way to quantify lean, fat, and bone mass; and, measure visceral fat, which correlates to risks of hormonal imbalances and disease.
X-ray exams are the mainstay of diagnostic imaging. They offer an accurate look inside the body to uncover anatomic problems. X-rays are commonly used on bones and joints, chests, spine and abdomen. InnerVision offers digital radiography, which provides better images, lessens the radiation dose, and provides a higher quality of care.
Fluoroscopy allows the radiologist to view the image in real time. It is most often used for joint injections and other related studies.
Because the test uses radiation, pregnant women should avoid x-rays. InnerVision can recommend an alternative test that will be safe for your growing baby.
It is important that you follow all of the X-ray Preparation Instructions if your doctors has ordered an X-ray.
Screening for Osteoporosis
A: There are many risk factors, including:
Advancing clinical research to benefit patients is critical in order to continue to bring more advanced, and better treatment strategies to patients. InnerVision participates in various clinical trials. Examples of some of the trials we have participated in include:
Participation in a clinical trial is always optional. You will never be enrolled without your full consent. Our staff may present you with an opportunity to participate if there is a clinical trial that we think may be right for you. For more information about Clinical Research at InnerVision, call 765.446.5150 to speak directly to the Director of Radiology.
Thank you for choosing InnerVision Advanced Medical Imaging Center. We look forward to caring for you. The following information is important so we can provide high quality care for all of our patients.
Walk-ins: All imaging studies require an appointment. Please call during regular business hours to schedule.
Cancellations: Please call at least 24 hours in advance to cancel an appointment.
Payment: We take the same insurance as other Unity partners. Some insurance plans require that you meet a deductible before they pay while others require a co-pay for visits. Please contact your insurance company to understand your financial responsibility. We collect co-pays at the time of service.
What to Bring: Please bring your insurance card(s), photo ID, the physician order, and any prior imaging that is relevant.
What Not to Bring: For most studies, you will be asked to remove jewelry and watches. Although we do provide lockers, it is best to leave valuables at home.
What to Expect: Each imaging study is different. Please refer to the Preparing for Your Imaging Study hyperlink to that section on site to better understand the study your doctor has prescribed.
Pregnant or Nursing: Some imaging studies can harm your unborn baby and/or newborn. Please inform our staff if you are pregnant, could be pregnant, or are nursing your baby.
For all imaging studies, please tell your doctor and InnerVision prior to your test if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are a nursing mother.
Some MRI exams use a special dye, called intravenous contrast. Patients receiving the dye will be asked to refrain from eating or drinking for several hours prior to the exam. If you are not receiving the dye with your exam, there is no special prep.
If you have had MRI dye in the past and have been told that you had a “reaction” to it (such as hives), please notify your doctor and InnerVision as soon as possible. MRI dye is NOT the same as CT scan dye or X-ray dye.
Due to the strong magnetic field in an MRI, please call InnerVision if you have had a pacemaker, aneurysm clip, nerve stimulator, indwelling medication pump (like insulin), or inner ear (cochlear) device inserted and it is still present, or if you have had any metal object placed inside your body during your lifetime. We also need to know if any metal has ever gotten into your eyes and not been removed by a physician. If you have had an implant, please bring your implant card with you so the technologist can assess if the implant is safe in the MRI environment.
What to Expect
What to Expect
Since a CT exam may require the use of a special iodinated contrast media, called intravenous contrast, please do not eat or drink anything for 3 hours prior to arrival.
If you have had intravenous dye in the past and have been told that you had a “reaction” to it (such as hives), please notify your doctor and InnerVision as soon as possible. Any patient with a history of anaphylaxis reaction to any medication should contact us prior to testing.
What to Expect
Preparation depends on the type of nuclear medicine study that is being conducted. Please follow the preparation instructions for your prescribed study.
Bone Scan: You will need to be well hydrated for this exam. You should drink as much fluid as possible before the exam. No other special preparation is needed.
Bone-Indium Scan: You will have a small sample of blood drawn the morning of the exam. This will be labeled and reinjected in the afternoon. The scan will be performed the next day. You should drink as much fluid as possible before the exam.
HIDA (Gallbladder) Scan: Since food and drink in the stomach can alter the results of the exam, do not eat or drink for at least 6 hours before the exam. You should also not take any prescribed narcotic pain medications the day of the exam since this can alter the test results.
Muga Scan (Heart Exam): No Prep. A small injection is given that tags the patient’s red blood cells. Following a 30-minute wait, another injection is given of the radioisotope followed by a single 10-minute image.
Renal Imaging: Test preparation will vary depending on the age of the patient and type of exam being performed. Contact InnerVision at 765.447.7447 for specific instructions.
Thyroid Uptake and Imaging: You will need to stop taking thyroid-related medications for a period of time prior to your imaging study. This should be discussed with your doctor. You should not eat seafood or take multivitamins for one week prior to your test. You should have nothing to eat or drink for 6 hours before the exam.
What to Expect
Bone Scan Bone Scan (3-phase) Gallbladder (HIDA) Renal Scan (Lasix) Thyroid Uptake/Scan Muga Scan 3 Hrs Immediately and @ 3 Hrs Immediately Immediately Next day 30 Minutes
|Type of Exam||When Imaging Begins (After Injection)|
|Bone Scan;||3 Hrs|
|Bone Scan (3-phase)||Immediately and @ 3 Hrs|
|Renal Scan (Lasix)||Immediately|
|Thyroid Uptake/Scan||Next day|
|Muga Scan||30 Minutes|
Preparation depends on the type of ultrasound study that is being conducted. Please follow the preparation instructions for your prescribed study.
Abdominal/Aorta Ultrasound: Nothing to eat or drink for 8 hours prior to the exam..
Renal Ultrasound (only kidneys): No special prep is needed.
Renal Artery Doppler Study (look for causes of high blood pressure in the kidneys): Nothing to eat or drink for 8 hours prior to the exam except drink 32-40 ounces of water 90 minutes prior to the exam. You may empty your bladder prior to the exam.
Pelvis/OB Ultrasound: Drink 32-36 ounces of water 90 minutes prior to the exam. This must be completed within a 45-minute time period. Do not empty your bladder until the exam is completed.
Thyroid or Parathyroid: No prep necessary
Testicular (Scrotum): No prep necessary
Venous Doppler (Leg or arm veins): No prep necessary
Carotid Doppler: No prep necessary
Paracentesis: The radiologists will use ultrasound to help drain fluid from the abdominal cavity. Blood work may be required prior to this as indicated by your physician. No other prep is needed.
What to Expect
Preparation depends on the type of x-ray study that is being conducted. Please follow the preparation instructions for your prescribed study.
Upper GI / Esophagus / Small Bowel: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight. May take usual medications with a sip of water.
Myelogram: Light breakfast the morning of exam. Increase fluids the night before and morning of the procedure. If you are taking a blood thinner, such as Coumadin, please notify InnerVision.
Arthrograms: If you are taking blood thinners, such as Coumadin, please notify InnerVision.
Biopsies: Nothing to eat or drink for 4 hours prior to the procedure. If you are taking blood thinners, such as Coumadin, please notify InnerVision.
Sialogram: Nothing to eat or drink for four hours prior to the procedure. May take usual medications.
Other x-rays: No prep necessary.
What to Expect
Manage Your Imaging Studies Online
InnerVision is pleased to offer our patients the latest tool in personal health care management.
MedInformatix is an electronic medical record of your imaging studies performed at InnerVision. It provides you with a secure and convenient way to manage your personal health care online. This free, self-service tool can improve interactions with your doctor’s office and offers more convenience for our patients.
We accept referrals from all area physicians. To refer your patient, please fill out and fax the Physician Referral Form to our office. We will contact your patient within one business day to schedule an appointment.
Office Phone: 765.447.7447
Office Fax: 765.447.1767
Access Radiology Reports
We are always willing to discuss the results of your patient’s imaging study with you. However, we understand that you may want to access the images and results in your own time. We offer two options for you to access InnerVision radiology reports.
Reach: This tool is perfect for the physician who wants to read the radiology report and view specific key images without having to install anything. Go to Reach
PACS: This is a full diagnostic viewer but may require your IT department to help setup. You will be able to view radiology reports, view and manipulate images. Go to PACS
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