People throughout B.C. are getting the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) exams they need faster and closer to home, with the most MRI and CT exams ever completed in a year last year.
In 2021-22, 296,211 MRI exams were performed, which is an increase of 49,105, or 20% compared to the previous year. The number of CT exams performed was 901,256, or 11% more than the previous year.
Since 2016-17, wait times for MRI exams have been cut by more than half.