Imaging Services

The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of diagnostic procedures and treatments using the most advanced, all-digital equipment.

Digital technology yields better-quality images that can be stored electronically. That means your personal physician and physicians throughout the hospital can access images instantly via a secure website, vs. waiting for delivery of X-ray films.

Radiology services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to inpatients at both hospital campuses. Outpatient diagnostic services are also offered at the hospital campuses and other Central Connecticut locations.

Breast Testing

If your mammogram results show areas your doctor wants to explore further, he/she may want to conduct additional testing. The Hospital of Central Connecticut performs a variety of testing techniques, including some minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures.

Digital X-ray

X-rays are taken by radiologic technologists state-licensed and certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and interpreted by board-certified radiologist physicians.


The Hospital of Central Connecticut offers digital screening and diagnostic mammograms.
Screening mammogram.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) allows physicians to view internal body structures without ionizing X-Ray radiation to detect developing diseases or abnormalities earlier.

MRI uses a powerful magnetic field and radio waves to produce clear images of body structures such as the brain, spine, and other vital organs. The Hospital of Central Connecticut offers state-of-the art MRI services which provide advanced imaging capabilities while providing maximum patient comfort.

CT Scans

The computerized tomography (CT) scan is actually a computer-enhanced X-ray procedure.
CT scans create a three-dimensional view (called a "slice") of a particular body structure.

The computer assembles the different "slices" to create a three-dimensional view of the structure, clearly showing both bone and soft tissue. The hospital will soon offer virtual colonoscopy scans and cardiac scans.

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine involves the use of radioactive materials, or isotopes, given to patients in small amounts to perform diagnostic tests or treat certain diseases. Most procedures can be performed on an inpatient or outpatient basis and require little or no patient preparation.

PET-CT Scans

The Hospital of Central Connecticut's 64-slice PET-CT scanner combines two state-of-the-art technologies into one high-speed machine. This helps us to diagnose and stage different conditions and diseases, including cancer; aids in treatment planning; and gauges treatment progress.

PET-CT scans show precise anatomic and metabolic activity, providing quick results and shorter testing times. PET and CT test result images may be combined or used separately.

Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology is a branch of medicine that uses minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions.

The experienced interventional radiologists at the Hospital of Central Connecticut use the most advanced technology and minimally invasive procedures to treat atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), blood clots, fractured vertebrae, uterine fibroid tumors, small kidney tumors, and numerous other conditions. Many treatments can be performed on an outpatient basis or with a short hospital stay.


Tomosynthesis is a 3D mammogram which requires multiple images. In traditional or 2D mammography, the breast tissue is viewed as one single image. Tomosynthesis allows the radiologist to see through overlapping tissue.


Ultrasound uses sound waves to obtain an image of organs and tissues. Safe and painless, ultrasound produces precise images of soft tissues (blood vessels, uterus, bladder, etc.) and reveals internal motion such as blood flow.

Hospital of Central Connecticut Clinics & Locations:

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Bradley Memorial Campus

The Bradley Memorial campus has a legacy of caring for the Southington community and is supported by a staff that has enthusiasm for their work and compassion for their patients.

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New Britain General Campus

The New Britain General campus opened in 1899 and has grown into a dynamic, acute-care teaching facility. Our reputation as a leading healthcare provider enables us to attract outstanding talent and acquire leading technology to remain firmly committed to our mission to provide outstanding care to our community.

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut Family Health Center

Our Family Health Center at 22 Pine St., Bristol, offers a convenient primary care and walk-in medical office, an outpatient lab, radiology center, and Wound Care Center.

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55 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
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Imaging Services