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Central Scheduling for Outpatient Tests / Exams / Procedures

Central Scheduling (call center) provides patients and medical professionals with a single contact point for scheduling non-emergent outpatient medical procedures.

215-481-EXAM (3926)
215-481-3305 (FAX)

Central Scheduling Hours:

Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed holidays

 

Radiology Hours and Locations

Radiology

Some general radiology procedures, such as x-rays of the chest, abdomen, spine, skull and extremities do not need to be scheduled, and patients can have these procedures performed on a walk-in basis at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health, Abington – Lansdale Hospital, Abington Health Center – Willow Grove, Abington Health Center – Warminster, Abington Health Center – Blue Bell, and Levy Medical Plaza (in Abington).

**A physician script or written order signed by your physician with the name of the test(s) needed and a diagnosis related to the test being ordered is required. Please bring with you on the date of the exam.**

Tests Available

Tests Available

Listed below are the tests that can be scheduled through Central Scheduling (Please specify your preferred location and, if the test is offered at that site, we will do our best to accommodate your preference.)

Radiology

Mammograms
Dexa scans (bone density)
Ultrasounds
CT Scans
MRI's (open & closed)
Nuclear Medicine (bone scans)
Fluoroscopy procedures
PET scan (schedule by calling 215-481-3377)
Interventional Radiology
Vascular tests

Cardiopulmonary

Echocardiograms
Cardiac stress testing
Pulmonary Function Tests
Holter Monitors
Cardiac Event Monitors

Other

Sleep studies
EEG

EKG's do not have to be scheduled, they can be done on a walk-in basis.

The following is needed when scheduling a test:

The following is needed when scheduling a test:

Patient Information

Medical Information

Patient’s name (correct spelling)

Name of tests ordered

Date of Birth

Clinical diagnosis or reason for each test

Current phone # of patient

Ordering physician’s full name

Patient address

Ordering physician’s address / telephone number

Name of insurance company

Any special medical conditions: such as a cardiac pacemaker, diabetes

Insurance policy number

Current list of all medications

*Insurance preauthorization and/or referral number

 

Any special needs, such as language interpreter

 

Please Note

  • Many insurance companies require ‘preauthorization' when scheduling MRI, CT scans, Nuclear Medicine PET scans, and Interventional Radiology testing.
  • If the test will cover multiple body parts, each body part may require a separate authorization number.
  • The preauthorization number is obtained by the ordering physician and is required prior to calling Central Scheduling.

Important:
Please bring a complete list of your current medications on the day of testing.

Radiology Image Pick-up:

Radiology Image Pick-up:

Step 1: Please complete the Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information form.

Step 2: Determine which location you would like to pick up your images. Images can be picked up at any of the following locations:

  • Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health:  Call 215-481-2059
    Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Abington – Lansdale Hospital:  Call 215 361-4510  Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Abington Health CenterBlue Bell:  Call 215-481-2059
    - Monday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Abington Health Center – Willow Grove:  Call 215-481-2059
    Blairwood Radiology
    – Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Abington Health Center – Warminster:  Call 215-441-6615
    Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Step 3: Call the site where you will be picking up the images to provide advance notice so that your images will be ready when you or your designee arrives. All requests for images will be placed on a CD and provided free of charge.

Step 4: Bring a photo ID to present when you pick up the CD or report.

Important: If someone other than the patient is picking up the CD or report, the patient must complete the Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information form, or provide a written, signed letter, granting permission. The letter must include the patient’s name, date of birth and the name of the person picking up the CD or report. It must be signed and dated by the patient. The person picking up the CD or report must present a photo ID.



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Our schedulers will call you within 2 business days at the time that is most convenient for you to arrange the appointment.

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