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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)

NEW HOURS:

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

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 Memorial Hospital, Lansdale Hospital, Abington Health Center – Schilling (in 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

Listed below are the tests than 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:

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:

Please call us to give advance notice so that your images will be ready for pick-up. All requests for images will be placed on a CD and provided free of charge.

The hours of operation for image pick-up are:

  • Abington Memorial Hospital:  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.
  • 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.; Saturda, 8 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Abington Health Center – Schilling:  Call 215-481-6051
    Blairwood Radiology
    – Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Abington Health Center – Warminster:  Call 215-441-6615
    Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All patients are required to present picture identification to pick up images, CD or report.

If someone other than the patient is picking up images/CD/reports, he/she must have a written, signed letter from the patient authorizing the individual to pick up images/CD/reports on their behalf. The person picking up images/CD/reports must have their name mentioned in the letter. He/she must present picture identification that matches the name mentioned in the letter.

Scheduling a Test?

Please use this form to request an appointment for a test. Our schedulers will call you at the time that is most convenient for you to arrange the appointment.

Calls will be made within 2 business days.

Radiology Group of Abington, PC

Radiology Group of Abington, PC

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