Diagnostic imaging is used to diagnose and treat most injuries, medical conditions and disease.The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging offers advanced imaging technology at many convenient outpatient locations. Adult and pediatric imaging services are available.
Licensed and registered radiologic technologists perform imaging services. Our board-certified radiology physicians (radiologists) are sub-specialty trained in various medical specialties. Radiology images are read by a radiologist who has expertise in the particular area of concern.
We strongly suggest that patients enroll for a MyChart account. MyChart is an online service offered by Yale New Haven Health that allows patients to review medical history including reports and radiology images, and to ensure information is received in a timely manner.
For help with MyChart, please contact [email protected].
Reports and images are available to your physician promptly. Physicians who have Epic electronic medical record system have immediate access to your images and report. As of February 2020, Radiology diagnostic imaging results and images are available to patients in MyChart within 5 days of the report being completed by the Radiologist.
Getting a Copy of Your Images
As of February 2020, Your images are readily available to you in Your MyChart account.
You may request, at no charge, a copy of your images by CD.
To request your images complete an Authorization for Access/Release of Information sign it, and email it to [email protected] if you would like to fax your request, please fax to 203-688-8812. Please include the following information:
- Patient name
- Medical record number (if you know it)
- Your telephone number
- Date of exam and type of exam
- Your mailing address (including zip code)
If you have any questions about getting a copy of your imaging, please contact the Imaging Services Library at (203) 688-6054 we are open seven days a week.
Yale New Haven Hospital provides the following imaging services:
Yale New Haven Hospital is certified by the American College of Radiology in eight disciplines. It is also a designated lung cancer screening center and breast imaging center of excellence.
YNHH participates in nationwide programs to assure safety in medical imaging.