• New CT – Appointments Available Daily*

    Now with five CT scanners across four imaging facilities, we encourage patients requiring a CT to contact us on 4215 0300 – we may be able to scan you today.

    *Available appointments slots will vary and are dependant on any preparation requirements.

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  • Patient Information Videos

    “What to Expect” consumer video’s – an exciting new resource for patients and clinicians showing what happens in medical imaging.

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  • Your Service | Your Health

    Your Choice

    Did you know any providers’ request form can be used at BMI?

    The most advanced medical imaging equipment in Australia, right here in your community and with Medicare reimbursable imaging bulk-billed, your choice is clear.

    Choose BMI for your next imaging appointment.

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  • World Class | Bulk Billed | CT Scans with No Wait

    March 19, 2019

    With four CT scanners now available across three sites, BMI offer CT appointments with no or minimal wait. CT Bookings can be made by calling T. 4215 3003

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  • New Signage for Barwon Health and BMI – University Hospital Geelong – Building B (former Geelong Private Hospital)

    March 18, 2019

    The former Geelong Private Hospital site has officially been re-named with new signage installed to assist patients find their way.

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  • New CT Opens for Training

    January 11, 2019

    Barwon Medial Imaging (BMI) now has four CT scanners across three Barwon Health sites, improving the availability of CT services for the Geelong community.

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Welcome to Barwon Medical Imaging

Barwon Medical Imaging provides a fully comprehensive range of diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine services to the Geelong and South West Region of Victoria. We specialise in the application of medical imaging in both diagnosis and treatment to improve outcomes for all.

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Patients & Visitors

‘What to Expect Patient’ Videos

How much will my examination cost?

For medical imaging services at Geelong Hospital, Geelong Private Hospital, Torquay Community Health Centre and McKellar Centre  our billing policy means that there is currently no out-of-pocket costs for the majority of Medicare reimbursable imaging (excludes Nuchal Translucency ultrasound and some Nuclear Medicine items - which attract an out-of-pocket cost)

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Patient Feedback Form

X-rays

X-rays are essentially shadow images of the body. Different tissues in the body attenuate the x-ray beam differently.

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OPG (Orthopantomogram)

OPG’s are available at BMI University Hospital Geelong - Building B. BMI generally offers a “walk in” service for OPG with no appointment necessary, during the following times:

Monday – Friday 8.30 to 12:30pm and 2:00 to 4:30pm

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CT (Computerised Tomography)

CT is available at multiple BMI locations across Greater Geelong.

We will need to see your request form prior to making your booking, to allow us to review any pre CT scan instructions that you will need before your scan.

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MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

BMI have two MRI scanners (Siemens 1.5 Tesla & 3.0 Tesla) located at University Hospital Geelong.

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It is an imaging technique which uses a very strong magnet and radio waves, to make images of inside the body. MRI does not use x-rays.

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Image Guided Procedures

Image guided procedures are available at BMI University Hospital Geelong and BMI McKellar. The most suitable location for your procedure will vary, depending on what your doctor has requested.

We will need to see your request form prior to making your booking, to allow us to review any pre procedure instructions that you will need.

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Ultrasound

Diagnostic ultrasound uses high frequency sound (2 to 20MHz) to provide high resolution images of the human body. It does not use ionizing radiation such as x-rays. Therefore, it is a safe, non-invasive means of creating cross sectional images of the human body. It is also a relatively cost-effective means of imaging.

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Mammography

A diagnostic mammogram is a series of detailed X-Ray images of the breasts. BMI uses mammography technology called breast tomosynthesis which uses a moving arm to make a 3D picture of the breast.

Diagnostic mammograms with breast tomosynthesis are performed at University Hospital, Geelong.

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Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine is only available at BMI University Hospital Geelong

We will need to see your request form prior to making your booking, to allow us to review any preparation instructions that you will need to follow.

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PET (Positron Emission Tomography)

PET is a type of nuclear medicine scan which is done on a special type of scanner, with a particular type of radioactive tracers. Like other nuclear medicine scans, this tracer is introduced into your body to investigate the function of particular organs.

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Medical Professionals

Registering with Barwon Health

BMI External User Confidentiality Form (2019)

Medical Professionals Newsletter

Add New Practitioner BMI/Barwon Health

Modify Practitioner/Practice Details

Images on your PC (bmiViewer & Synapse)

Electronic Result Distribution (PULSE)

How to Guides / Resources

Electronic Images and Reports

BMI Request Forms

bmiViewer – Electronic Access to Images and Reports

bmiViewer – Now Live with new URL

Access to bmiViewer has now been restored.

Clinicians will need to use the new URL below and save to Bookmarks for future use.

https://bmiviewer.swarh.vic.gov.au

Clinicians – Have you updated your Passphrase with Barwon Health?

Increased Security with Two-Factor Authentication

When logging in to bmiViewer two-factor authentication will now be required.

In order to support this clinicians should have completed a “Passphrase Request Form” providing the following information:

  • Personal Mobile Number
  • Personal Email Address
  • Provide 13 digit passphrase

If you have not completed this form, please use the link below so that you can regain access.

Barwon Health Passphrase Request Form

Your Health | Your Service | Your Choice