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Philips C-Arm Manufacturer Spotlight

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 @ 12:12 PM

The second part of our C-Arm spotlight series focuses on Philips. Philips has always played the role of little brother to GE OEC C-Arms. Philips C-Arms are great but generally not regarded as highly as the OECs. Philips missed an opportunity to take control of the C-Arm market when OEC was shut down by the FDA. OEC was able to stay the market leader of C-Arms even after having the work stoppage. Philips does very well specifically with Hospitals that buy only Philips equipment across all modalities. Philips is also ahead of OEC when it comes to flat panel detector C-Arms, but Philips does have stiff competition from the Siemens and Ziehm FD C-Arms.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, C-Arm

Technology Changing the Radiology Workplace

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 @ 13:11 PM

It’s should be obvious that advancements in technology have always had the ability to fundamentally change the world of healthcare, however there are some fields like radiology where technological improvements have changed the very nature of the profession.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

11 Fantastic Medical Imaging Sites for Up-To-Date Industry News

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 22, 2016 @ 12:11 PM

The holidays are approaching and we may have some extra time to catch up on some medical imaging articles.  Atlantis Worldwide would like to share some of the Medical Imaging Sites that they love to visit.  Relax and enjoy!

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

Top 7 C-Arms for Your Orthopedic Practice

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Nov 15, 2016 @ 11:11 AM

A teenager zigs when he should have zagged while skiing.  A grandmother misses a last step on the stairwell at her vacation rental.  A golf swing ended up going awry.  These are the folks that end up at your orthopedic surgical center, healthcare clinic or hospital.  And you’ll need the right C-Arm to help them get back in the swing of things. (Ok, we couldn’t resist that one.)

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, C-Arm

2016 ASC Becker’s Conference Update

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Nov 8, 2016 @ 10:11 AM

We are back from another fantastic trip to Chicago for the ASC Becker’s Conference! It was a great two-day show from start to finish. With celebrities like Pat Riley and Sugar Ray Leonard giving speeches to kick things off, the energy just felt vibrant from the get-go. The Atlantis Worldwide President, Jeff Weiss, and the National Sales Manager, Alex Silbergleit, were there as exhibitors welcoming a record number of attendants at the booth.

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Topics: Imaging Industry Meetings

Flat Panel Detector C-Arms - A Look at the Future

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Nov 1, 2016 @ 15:11 PM

There is a rising demand for interventional radiology procedures—and for good reason.  There’s a rise in minimally invasive procedures.  For example, we’re seeing a shift from open aortic surgery to minimally invasive procedures.  Plus, we’re also seeing an increase in endovascular cancer care.  Right now, image intensifiers are the mainstream technology, but the clock is definitely ticking.  It’s believed that flat panel detectors will soon become the standard for mobile C-Arms.

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Topics: C-Arm

GE OEC C-Arm Manufacturer Spotlight

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 @ 13:10 PM

As we head into the final months of 2016, we thought it would be a good time to showcase each C-Arm manufacture and discuss our opinions on their C-Arms and where they are headed as a company.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, C-Arm

3T MRI vs 1.5T MRI - Do You Know the Difference? 

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Oct 18, 2016 @ 12:10 PM

Even when you work in the world of radiology it can be difficult at times to understand the differences between various models of imaging equipment. And when your job is buying, selling or requesting service or maintenance for an MRI, CT, Digital X-ray, C-Arm or PET/CT – those small differences become very important.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

Three GE Digital Senographe Mammography Systems Compared

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Oct 11, 2016 @ 11:10 AM

It’s October, which means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month—and there’s no better time for a discussion about how to choose your next digital mammography system.  The good news is, you don’t have to buy a new one—there is a wide range of pre-owned and refurbished digital mammography equipment on the market that can serve your clinic, hospital or practice.

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Topics: Mammography, Medical Imaging Comparisons

C-Arms - The Perfect Tool for Veterinarians

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Oct 4, 2016 @ 11:10 AM

As healthcare and diagnostics improve for human patients, so it does for members of the animal kingdom.  And perhaps one of the most important tools to improve treatment for dogs, cats, horses and other mammals are C-Arms. Before you think your practice can’t afford one, think again.  There are plenty of used and refurbished C-Arms on the market that can make a Mobile C-Arm a reality for your practice. Even if you have limited space, in all likelihood there’s a C-Arm that will work for you.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Comparisons, C-Arm