Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

Improving Radiotherapy with MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 15:05 PM

In the mission to cure and eliminate cancer, all progress is good progress. Currently, one of the most common treatments for cancer is radiotherapy. Radiotherapy uses high-energy radiation in the form of x-rays to destroy cancerous cells. It can be administered both internally and externally and is often combined with other types of treatments including chemotherapy and surgery.

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Topics: MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

How to Avoid Headaches When Installing Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 17, 2017 @ 11:05 AM

After figuring out which medical imaging equipment makes the most sense for your practice, clinic, facility or hospital, it’s just as important to consider the size, specifications and logistics surrounding the installation of your new diagnostic equipment. At Atlantis Worldwide, experience has taught us that preplanning saves a lot of heartache.  Case in point, we know of a physician who bought the perfect C-Arm for his practice, only to discover it wouldn’t fit into the room he bought it for!

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Back From D.C. with ASCA Roll the Dice C-Arm Winners!

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

The National Harbor in the D.C. area had plenty of restaurants, night life, casinos, boats, even a huge movie screen and ferris wheel right by the water. The Gaylord National Harbor Convention Center was a great place to have this years ASCA Conference.  Atlantis enjoyed being able to walk into town at night and the smaller convention center was not hard to get around – for a change we did not get lost!  As always, we were happy to see familiar faces from past ASCA Shows and excited to meet new connections. The show was another great success!

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Industry Meetings

9" or 12": What C-Arm Image Intensifier Size is Right for Me?

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, May 2, 2017 @ 10:05 AM

There are many different C-Arm packages out there but when it comes to image intensifiers, you generally need to pick between the 9" or a 12” size. So, if you are in the market for a C-Arm, how do you know which is the right one for you? It is simple, and I promise you will know exactly which one works best by the time you finish reading this article. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, C-Arm

Go Worldwide: 5 Reasons to Shop Globally for Your MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 @ 13:04 PM

Regardless of the physical geography of your office or facility, there are important reasons not to limit your MRI shopping to your immediate vicinity or even your country. To find the perfect MRI system you won’t necessarily have to travel to the other side of the world, but doing your due diligence and shopping globally could help you locate the perfect machine for your budget and your situation.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, MRI

Urology and C-Arms: The Perfect Combo

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 @ 11:04 AM

Urologists are among the most in-demand in the medical field. They can specialize in a broad range of areas.  These include urologic surgery, urologic oncology, urologic oncological surgery, reconstructive urologic surgery, minimally invasive urologic surgery, pediatric urology

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Topics: C-Arm

Six Key Considerations for Radiology Equipment Selection

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 @ 15:04 PM

You know you need a new piece of medical imaging equipment for your hospital, clinic, practice or healthcare facility. But there are so many considerations before you select the right one. Do you have to renovate your current space in order to accommodate it?  Do you have the budget for it? 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment

C-Arms: Transforming Orthopedic Surgery & Practice

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Apr 4, 2017 @ 15:04 PM

The complexities of the human body require a vast assortment of specialized practitioners who can provide treatment in their chosen area of expertise. One of the most important areas of specialized medical practice is orthopedics.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm

A Portable PET Scan?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 @ 16:03 PM

It looks like it’s only a few years away—a portable, wearable PET scan that could be used on the football sidelines (or battlefield or anywhere else) to instantly diagnose whether an injured person has sustained brain damage.  It would be much
easier to use onsite and much less expensive than current technology, which requires a patient to be rushed to the hospital and lie still under a large and heavy PET Scanner.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions, PET/CT

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