Stone County Hospital

Diagnostic Tests

We pride ourselves in providing our neighbors in and around Stone County with the best diagnostic tools available. With our full suite of radiology and laboratory services, we can quickly diagnose injuries and ailments conveniently close to home.

Imaging Services

We know that a picture is worth a thousand words and that same picture might just save your life. That’s why SCH has a skilled team of technologists who can administer a wide range of diagnostic tests including:

  • X-Rays
  • CT Scans
  • Open-Bore MRIs
  • Ultrasounds (general, pelvic, vascular)
  • Bone Density Scans

Our Radiology Department is equipped with the best CT scanners and MRI technology available that can detect abnormalities with unprecedented detail and multiple images for diagnosis, surgical planning, treatment and follow-up exams. The speed of the system and fast acquisition time allow many studies to be performed in just minutes.

Our open MRI machine offers comfort to those who are claustrophobic and/or weigh up to 550 pounds. Read more about our open MRI.

Our Radiology Department offers same-day results in most cases. They also offer the flexibility for patients to take their radiology images with them to other referral centers or to specialist physicians. Patients can have their radiology exams scanned onto a portable computer disc if needed.

The Radiology Department is open Monday through Friday for scheduled procedures from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and they are available for emergency procedures 24/7. MRIs are available by appointment only. For more information, please call 601.928.6640.

Heart & Lung Testing

Good heart and lung health are two of the keys to a long life. SCH offers multiple testing options to help diagnose any irregularities you may be experiencing. They include:

  • Echocardiograms
  • Nuclear Stress Tests
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • 7 to 21 Day Outpatient Mobile Cardiac Telemetry
  • Oxygen Saturation Tests
  • Arterial Blood Gas Collection
  • Respiratory Therapy Treatments

Open 24/7. Call 911 in an emergency or 601.928.6600 for all other questions or requests.


Our certified lab is available to conduct a wide variety of tests including, but not limited to, blood tests, urine analysis, drug screening and evaluating glucose levels, We offer a comprehensive menu of tests and rapid turnaround times, with most results being available the same day.

The laboratory is staffed 24/7 with licensed medical technologists, technicians, and phlebotomists. Our lab is certified by, and subject to, the standards required by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) and maintain top level, deficiency free inspections.