Two Applicants Compete for MRI Scanner in Pitt County | Eastern North Carolina Now

Press Release:

    RALEIGH     Two applicants have filed certificate of need applications with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to acquire one fixed MRI scanner in response to a need determination in the 2022 State Medical Facilities Plan in the multi-county service area that includes Pitt, Greene, Hyde and Tyrell counties.

    The two projects are:

  • Orthopaedics East & Sports Medicine Center, Inc. proposes to acquire no more than one fixed MRI scanner at its facility in Greenville. The project is expected to cost $2.3 million and would be completed in December 2023.
  • Greenville MRI, LLC proposes to acquire no more than one fixed MRI scanner for a total of no more than three fixed MRI scanners at its facility in Greenville upon project completion. The project is expected to cost $2 million and would be completed in January 2024.

    A public hearing for these projects will be held Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. in the Eugene James Auditorium, Pitt County Administrative Office Building, 1717 West 5th St. in Greenville.

    Anyone may file written comments concerning this proposal. Comments must be received by the Healthcare Planning and Certificate of Need Section no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 1.

    Comments may be submitted as an attachment to an email if they are sent to DHSR.CON.Comments@dhhs.nc.gov. Comments may also be mailed to the following address:

    Healthcare Planning and Certificate of Need Section

    Division of Health Service Regulation

    2704 Mail Service Center

    Raleigh, NC 27699-2704

    For more information contact:

    Ena Lightbourne, Project Analyst

    Healthcare Planning and Certificate of Need Section

    (919) 855-3873

    ena.lightbourne@dhhs.nc.gov


  • NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • 2001 Mail Service Center
  • Raleigh, NC 27699-2001
  • Ph: (919) 855-4840
  • news@dhhs.nc.gov

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