News

No contract awarded for mobile MRI services

Following a review of six proposals received in response to a Request for Proposal for mobile MRI services, the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) has decided not to award a contract to an external provider.

Instead, in the immediate future, the health authority will continue to provide fixed location MRI scans at hospitals in Nanaimo and Victoria.

As part of a larger provincial funding initiative, VIHA has received additional one-time funding this year to carry out more MRIs with the goal to reduce wait times.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Votes provide food sometimes, too
 
Courtenay voters give Jangula four more years
 
Victoria financial institutions bank on United Way
Past, present and future
 
After the vote: Newly elected councillors respond
 
ELECTION 2014: New city council pushes teamwork
Downtown Parksville merchants having some fun this holiday season
 
Cowichan ravaged by major flooding event
 
Rolls, Safe Youth Cowichan honoured

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.