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Shields MRI at Emerson Hospital
Shields Imaging and Emerson Hospital have joined together to bring highest quality MRI services to our communities of Concord and Westford.
Our two locations both offer 1.5T high-field MRI machines for exceptional image accuracy, including a wide, open-bore option at our hospital in Concord. From diagnosis, to treatment, to recovery, we work with your medical team to quickly and accurately provide the right care—without ever forgetting personal needs.
Find out more about what a patient can expect at their MRI appointment.
What to Expect
Top technology, expert care, rapid results: from the most complex diagnosis to a routine exam, more patients across New England trust Shields for their MRI.
See Shields for yourself. Here's what to expect at your MRI appointment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do not delay care if you need it! Many new policies are in place to ensure your health and safety when you come to our facility during the pandemic. While you will notice some differences, such as all staff and visitors wearing masks, we continue to provide advanced medical care with a compassionate touch. Please click HERE to read about specific measures for your MRI scan.
A referral to Shields MRI is as easy as telling your doctor. Request that your imaging take place at Shields MRI at Emerson Hospital, select the center of your choice, and your doctor can complete a referral form and fax or email it to Shields directly. We also accept telehealth orders via email. For more information about our easy scheduling process, click HERE.
If you have questions, or need assistance, please call our Customer Care department at 1-800-258-4674.
YES! Shields secure patient portal, Shields Express Link, is accessible on the homepage of shields.com. In just three easy steps, you have access to your report and images as early as 48 hours after your report is read. It's important to note that your referring physician may have information to share with you about your MRI results and you should contact them to discuss your findings and to schedule your follow up.
For more information about Shields Express Link, click HERE.
Yes! We offer a wide, open-bore MRI option at our hospital-campus location in Concord. This MRI machine has a 70 centimeter opening, which provides the most headroom available for an MRI machine. This MRI machine is not open on three-sides. To learn about the benefits of a high-strength, 70 cm, open-bore MRI, click HERE and watch the video below.
How to Prepare
Most MRI scans require little advance preparation, but a few things can help assure your comfort and safety in the MRI environment. The information below is just an overview and more preparation specific to your MRI exam will be provided by Shields prior to your appointment.
Our Open-bore MRI
Hear our technologist review the benefits of our 1.5T open-bore MRI.
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Shields MRI at Emerson Hospital Locations
133 Littleton Road Westford, MA 01886
133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner Concord, MA 01742