Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

Cyber Criminals Hacking Medical Imaging Equipment: Concerned Yet?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 @ 15:03 PM

There are all kinds of cyber crimes, including stock manipulation schemes, intellectual property theft, telecommunications
scam, financial fraud scheme and pharmaceutical fraud.  But there are a growing number of cyber attacks on the healthcare industry. Case in point, last August Banner Health reported a data breach affecting 3.7 million patients and staff at 23 hospitals and specialized facilities. 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions, Medical Imaging Equipment

MRI Prices & Models Compared: Siemens MRI vs GE MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Mar 14, 2017 @ 12:03 PM

Wide Bore MRI

The major difference between a conventional closed bore system and a wide bore system is the size of the patient opening—60cm versus 70cm. This 10cm difference (approx. 4“) is the newest offering from the OEM’s to help differentiate themselves from older and less expensive systems. The wider bore can help ease the claustrophobic aspect of the patient’s MRI experience,

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Topics: Medical Imaging Equipment Costs, Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

MRI Infographic: Closed Bore, Open MRI & Wide Bore

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Mar 7, 2017 @ 15:03 PM

Quick.  What’s the difference between a Wide Bore MRI and an Open MRI?  Or a Closed Bore MRI?  Which is the best for patients who get claustrophobic?  Which is best in a clinical setting?  At Atlantis Worldwide, we created a simple Infographic that explains the differences and benefits of a variety of MRI equipment.  As medical imaging specialists, we also understand that different practices, clinics, hospitals and facilities have different needs and different budgets.  Sometimes only a brand new MRI will do.  Other times, you can actually get more performance for the money by using a used or refurbished MRI. A pre-owned MRI might even fit the specs of your current facility better than a new one. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

C-Arm Price Guide 2017 Infographic

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Mar 1, 2017 @ 10:03 AM

Searching online for C-Arm prices? You found them!  Search no more; we have prices listed for the most popular C-Arms on our new 2017 Info-graphic.  As a leader in refurbished and used C-Arms we want to help you with C-Arm questions and identify the best solution at the appropriate price.

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

Top 10 Tips for the Operating Theater Radiographer

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 @ 15:02 PM

Mobile C-arms are used in operating theaters (OT) across the world. Regardless of brand or model, effectiveness is often dependent on the radiographer controlling the machine. That’s why we’ve assembled these tips that focus on both using your C-Arm as well as best practices in the operating theater.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Solutions

Pioneering the Smallest MRI for Babies

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 10:02 AM

At the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Britain, doctors are using the world’s smallest MRI to help premature babies.  It’s one of
two purpose-built neonatal MRI scanners in the world, and is proving to be better at showing the structures of the brain and abnormalities more clearly that ultrasound, which is normally used to scan the brains of newborns.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI

Buying Used or Refurbished C-Arms:  How Old is Too Old?

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Feb 8, 2017 @ 10:02 AM

If you own a healthcare clinic, practice, facility or hospital, you probably already know about the benefits of buying a used or refurbished C-Arm.  And the benefits are many:

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Topics: C-Arm, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Refurbished medical imaging equipment

C-Arms & Vascular Health

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Feb 1, 2017 @ 09:02 AM

Over the past two decades, the field of vascular medicine has grown rapidly. Its reach extends well beyond the treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). Today cardiologists, cardiovascular specialists and surgeons are treating a diverse range of arterial and venous conditions and diseases.

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Topics: C-Arm

The Acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems by Canon

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

At Atlantis Worldwide, we’re always paying attention to what’s going on in the medical imaging community.  Recent news of note includes the acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems by Canon, after the deal received regulatory approvals in all of the countries in which both companies operate.  The company was acquired for $6 billion.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

2017: The Year of C-Arm Knowledge

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

Was 2016 a good year for you? I guess it depends on what you compare it to. 

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Topics: C-Arm, Medical Imaging Equipment