Tripler Army Medical Center
Public Affairs Office
News Release


For Immediate Release Contact: Tripler Public Affairs Office, 808-433-5785
Release Number 04-075 Dec 6, 2004

Tripler’s MRI upgrade will close down current MRI
capability Dec. 26 – Jan. 5

Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs Office

HONOLULU—Tripler Army Medical Center’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Machine (MRI) is being upgraded.  The current MRI capability is scheduled to shut down Dec. 26 and be back online Jan. 5, 2005 to accommodate the new installation.

Patients needing MRIs will receive consultations to have MRIs through the TriWest Network on a case-by-case basis by their providers.

For more information, the Radiology Department may be reached at 433-2970 or 2967.

Tripler staff regrets any inconvenience this may cause our patients.