Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

3 Bone Densitometer Comparisons

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Feb 14, 2018 @ 11:02 AM

There’s a huge demand for bone densitometer (DEXA) scanning, thanks to the millions who have osteoporosis.  With approximately one in three women over the age of 50 fracturing a bone because of osteoporosis, a bone densitometer can be useful in a clinic, hospital, practice or healthcare facility.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, Bone Densitometer

I’m seeing SPOTS…. on my C-Arm’s Images!

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Feb 7, 2018 @ 15:02 PM

There are all sorts of issues that a C-Arm can have. Some are so bad that the C-Arm won’t even boot up. Others allow the C-Arm to boot but not won’t allow you to run fluoro.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Solutions

4 Tips on X-Ray Tubes

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 31, 2018 @ 13:01 PM

Lets face it.  CT Scanners aren’t cheap.  And x-ray tubes are a big part of the expense.  So it’s wise to get every single bit out of your x-ray tube before you replace one.  However, how you know when to change it can be confusing, because different manufacturers have different ways of measuring it.  Here are a few tips to make it easier for you to know when to hang on to a tube and when to replace it.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

C-Arm Service Contracts – What Is & Isn’t Covered

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

It’s a new year, and just like last year, we want to start this year off by stressing the importance of service coverage. While it is important to be financially covered in the event there is a problem with your C-Arm, it is also important to have a team at your beck and call in order to get your C-Arm fixed as quickly as possible.

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Topics: C-Arm, Medical Imaging Equipment Service

MRI Comparison – Siemens Espree vs Siemens Avanto MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

These two 1.5T MRI models have a lot in common which can make a decision a bit more complicated.  So how do you choose what option will fit your needs?

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Topics: MRI

CR to DR: Digital Radiographic Upgrades And Options

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

Well, the computed radiology legislation took effect last year, forcing most diagnostic clinics, facilities and department to phase out old CR equipment and replace them with digital solutions. There’s nothing quite like a reduction in Medicare reimbursement to get things moving, right? 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Comparisons, X-Ray, Medical Imaging Equipment

MRI Cold Head Tips

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 3, 2018 @ 11:01 AM

As an MRI provider, you have to stay on top of a lot of moving parts—literally and figuratively.  At Atlantis Worldwide, we understand and thought we’d provide a global overview of an MRI cold head.  As you know, a cold head re-condenses the helium gas within the MRI cooling system to liquid, to prevent it from burning off entirely.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI

10 Favorite Medical Imaging Articles 2017

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Dec 26, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all the new technology, issues and changes in medical imaging. At Atlantis Worldwide, we thought we’d make it a little easier for you. We gathered up our most interesting articles about medical imaging during the past year. They were shared on news and medical sites, on LinkedIn and even Facebook. We got lots of positive and interesting feedback and comments from trusted friends and professionals.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

C-Arm: Age is Just a Number

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Dec 19, 2017 @ 12:12 PM

C-Arms have been on the market for a long time, longer than Atlantis Worldwide has been in business. For the last 24 years, we've been buying, selling and refurbishing C-Arms.

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Topics: C-Arm

The Medical Device Excise Tax

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 13, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

At Atlantis Worldwide, we know there are a lot of questions about the medical device excise tax that’s scheduled to go into back into effect on January 1, 2018.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging News