CEO Dr. Dexter James DCFH
Dr. Dexter James CEO of the Dominica China Friendship Hospital (DCFH)

Goodwill, Dominica, October 18th, 2021 The Dominica China Friendship Hospital (DCFH) will officially commission the MRI service on Friday, October 22nd, 2021. During the week of October 19-22, 2021, user application training will be facilitated by GE Engineers. In general, the content of the training programme will involve:

  • Patient safety and measures for evacuation in case of emergency;
  • Use of the Hardware (Magnet, table, console, peripherals and coils);
  • Data entry of patient data; 
  • Management of protocols; 
  • User interface to run site;
  • Management of images, post processing and distribution.

To facilitate this training, 39-patients (as volunteers) have been identified and selected principally from referrals, with a good mix of public and private patients. While there will be no charge for studies done during the training, patients will be required to make a small contribution of one hundred dollars ($100.00) for their report. The anticipated date for making the service available to the public is November 1st, 2021