Great Lakes Medical Imaging Named Official Diagnostic Imaging Provider for Erie County Medical Center

Diagnostic Imaging Group Continues Accelerated Growth

We are honored to provide diagnostic imaging services for patients at ECMC. This new relationship is testament to our comprehensive offerings and state-of-the-art capabilities in imaging technology and is one more exciting components of our significant growth over the last several years.
—Sarah Glenn-Smith, CEO

Williamsville, N.Y., September 2015 – Great Lakes Medical Imaging (GLMI), Western New York’s largest imaging group, announced today an agreement with Erie County Medical Center to handle all diagnostic imaging services. Services will be provided at ECMC, making it convenient for patients of ECMC and the physicians who refer them. The agreement will extend through 2018.

With 34 on-staff radiologists, five outpatient locations throughout Western New York, five hospital locations, and a billing company, GLMI has grown to become the region’s largest radiology group in the area. In addition to ECMC, GLMI is also the official provider of imaging services for Kaleida Health, the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres.

Sarah Glenn-Smith, CEO of GLMI commented, “We are honored to provide diagnostic imaging services for patients at ECMC. This new relationship is testament to our comprehensive offerings and state-of-the-art capabilities in imaging technology and is one more exciting components of our significant growth over the last several years.”

Glenn-Smith was recently appointed GLMI’s Chief Executive Officer as a result of the firm’s recent growth. Glenn-Smith will focus on continued strategic growth, systematic process enhancements and quality service. Glenn-Smith received her Executive MBA at the University at Buffalo, and is currently in the last phase of completing her doctorate at Nova Southeastern University. Prior to joining GMLI, Glenn-Smith served as the Chief Operating Officer for PLS 3rd Learning, and the Chief Administrative Officer of The Exigence Group.

GLMI’s flagship location in Williamsville is the only imaging center in WNY offering a 1.2 Open High Field MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) which offers a faster, more accurate and comfortable MRI experience for the patient. In addition, this facility offers low dose CT scans, PET/CT, nuclear medicine, bariatric fluoroscopy, x-ray, ultrasound, bone densitometry, pediatric imaging and a full women’s imaging center, including breast MRI and diagnostic biopsy capability. GLMI also has locations on Harlem Road in Cheektowaga, Sterling Park Drive in Orchard Park, Big Tree Road in Orchard Park and Saunders Settlement Road in Cambria.

Great Lakes Medical Imaging is a comprehensive resource for the latest medical imaging technologies to diagnose diseases. The firm is an American College of Radiology® (ACR) Gold Seal for CT, PET/CT, Nuclear Medicine, MRI, Ultrasound, and Mammography Accredited Facility. This standard of excellence allows them to participate in programs such as CT Lung Screening through collaboration with Kaleida and Cancer Care of Western New York, which has been recently approved by most insurance companies. For more information visit : www.greatlakesmedicalimaging.com