MRI Upgrade To Diagnostic Imaging 
Friday, 06 November 2009 

Templeton, CA– Twin Cities Community Hospital introduces a high-field GE 1.5T MRI scanning system to its local community. The GE Signa LX System, advanced technology used to image various parts of the body, is especially useful for neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and cancer imaging.

This MRI is the newest addition to Twin's expanding range of high-quality diagnostic services. It is also another example and highlight of Twin's commitment to providing personalized, quality healthcare services..

Twin Cities Community Hospital, part of Tenet California, is a 114-bed acute care hospital at 1100 Las Tablas Road in Templeton.  Since opening in 1977, Twin Cities has provided personalized quality patient care as the cornerstone of its operating philosophy. 

Twin Cities’ new patient tower, opened in fall 2007, provides 30 new private rooms for obstetrics, intensive and telemetry care patients, and 23 ER suites, including three trauma rooms.  Twin Cities Community Hospital provides a broad range of medical, surgical and outpatient care. 

Working closely with affiliated physicians, Twin Cities places special emphasis on clinical services important to local residents, including hip and knee replacement, surgical care, stroke intervention, emergency care and maternal child services.   Twin Cities and its sister facility Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center together employ more than 1,700 local residents, making Tenet the second largest private employer in San Luis Obispo County.  More than 115 active medical staff members practice at Twin Cities and 160 local residents volunteer at the hospital.  The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.