Radiology Resources and Education for Patients

Denver Health's Department of Radiology wants to provide patients with as much information as possible prior to their appointment. Please review the information in the New Patient Welcome Packet to help you and your family better plan for your visit at Denver Health. Below is a list of frequently asked questions regarding preparation for your appointment with Radiology. We look forward to serving all your health care needs.

What do I need to bring with me on the day and time of my appointment in Radiology?

Please bring your driver's license or another form of identification along with your current insurance card. Please also bring the name and telephone number of your referring physician. Be sure to review the requirements for your specific imaging study in the patient preparation instructions.

Do I need to arrive early for my appointment in Radiology?

You are required to check in at least 15 minutes prior to the time of your appointment, unless otherwise stated in the instructions for your imaging study that you will be undergoing. You can find these instructions in the patient preparation instructions.

How should I prepare for my appointment in Radiology?

Prior to your appointment, please access the patient preparation instructions and familiarize yourself with the instructions for the specific imaging study that you will be undergoing.

Whom do I call when I have an imaging study preparation question?

Please refer to the patient preparation instructions.

Does my referring physician need to order my imaging study?

Yes, your referring physician will need to complete the appropriate imaging order form for the type of study that you will be undergoing. Additionally, if this is the first time that your physician has referred you to Denver Health, then he/she must complete and submit the outside referring provider information form for medical staff.

Who will 'read' or interpret my imaging study?

A radiologist with specialized training will interpret your imaging study and produce the subsequent report of the study.

Who will contact me with my results following my imaging study?

The results of your imaging study will be sent to your referring physician who is responsible for relaying that information to you.

How can I get a copy of my imaging study and related report?

Please review the process of requesting your imaging study under medical records.

Will my referring physician receive the results of my imaging study?

Yes, your referring physician will receive the results of your imaging study.

Is it possible for me to have the results of my imaging study sent to my other doctors too?

Please review the process of requesting your imaging study under medical records.