KENMORE, NY-- Kenmore Mercy Hospital has a new suite dedicated to magnetic resonance imaging.

The suite, which is located on the first floor, is home to an advanced "Siemens 3-Tesla MRI scanner," one of the most powerful in the world according to the hospital.

The project cost $4.4 million to complete.

Officials say the room is designed to "tackle claustrophobia and fear with ambient lighting, nature murals that cover the suite’s walls and a larger MRI bore."

(Photos: Provided by Kenmore Mercy Hospital)
(Photos: Provided by Kenmore Mercy Hospital)

While the room has been in service for about week, the hospital will officially open its new MRI suite with a ribbon cutting and blessing Tuesday.