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2012 October 12

Press Release: Open Advanced MRI Wheaton and Westbrook Open MRI to Consolidate.
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MIDI, LLC, owner and operator of medical imaging centers located in the states of Illinois, Oregon and Washington is pleased to announce that it will consolidate the operations of its Westbrook Open MRI and Open Advanced MRI of Wheaton, Il. Centers. On Monday, October 15, 2012 MIDI will merge all of its current Wheaton Center activities to the Westbrook Center location.

Westbrook Open MRI is located at 3067 South Wolf Road in Westchester, Illinois only a few minutes’ drive from the Wheaton Center, and features a state-of-the-art high field open MRI Phillips Panorama medical imaging system. This system provides superior image quality in a truly open, patient friendly design.

Thomas Predey, MD will continue to perform radiologist oversight and interpretive services for the center. Dr. Predey, with a specialty Fellowship in neuro-radiology, is considered one of the areas leading radiologists. He will provide on-site coverage, rapid report turn around and quick availability for all referring doctors. Dr. Predey has provided his expert services for many of the imaging centers in MIDI’s Open Advanced MRI network for the past twelve years.

"In this rapidly evolving medical imaging environment our company needs to operate as efficiently as possible without sacrificing our high level and standard of patient care. This strategic merger definitely makes sense in accomplishing this vital goal" stated Richard Fried, Managing Director of MIDI. MIDI will continue to manage all daily operations of the Westbrook Center and has expressed interest in pursuing other strategic mergers.

MIDI, LLC currently owns and manages thirteen outpatient imaging centers, eleven of which are located in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. 2012 marks MIDI, LLC’s seventeenth year of providing first quality outpatient imaging services to doctors and their patients. Contact Bill Currie, Vice President of Business Development, for further information. He can be reached at 847-397-2300 (office) or via email at bcurrie@oamri.com.
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2012 October 12

Announcement: MERGE AHEAD!
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Open Advanced MRI of Wheaton is merging with Westbrook Open MRI. As of October 12,  2012, please direct all of your patients who need MRIs to our state-of-the-art imaging facility in Westchester, IL.

Westbrook Open MRI
3067 Wolf Road
Westchester, IL 60154

708 | 836.9000 Phone
708 | 836.1860 Fax
www.westbrookopenmri.com


True High Field. Truly Open. We will continue to offer your patients an alternative to uncomfortable and claustrophobic tunnel MRIs in a relaxed, out-patient environment not often found in hospital settings.

• Most insurance plans accepted, including Medicare, Medicaid and Workers’ Comp
• Reduced self-pay rates
• Same-day scheduling
• Reports within 24 hours
• Board certified radiologists
• Licensed technologists
• Ability to scan patients up to 550 lbs.
• Compassionate staff
• Complimentary CD of scan

Specialty Procedures for Your Patients.  Westbrook Open MRI’s 1.0 Tesla magnet will provide your patients with unsurpassed comfort and highly detailed, quality images. Westbrook offers the following speciality services for your diagnostic imaging needs:

• Bolus chasing angiography
• MRI of the liver
• MR Cholangio-Pancreatography (MRCP) for billiary tree, gallbladder, and pancreatic duct
• Abdomen MRI for solid organ pathology in spleen, pancreas, kidneys and adrenals
• MR enterography for evaluation of the small bowel
• MRI evaluation of the spinal cord for focal lesions
• High quality diffusion weighted imaging and ADC map imaging of the brain
• "Chem-sat" fat suppression

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