Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

Extend the Life of Your C-Arm with Image Intensifier Tips

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 13:08 PM

If you have invested in medical imaging equipment, it goes without saying that you expect to make the most out of it by extending its lifespan; either for more use or better market value when you sell it. According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), the typical lifetime of an image intensifier is five years. However, it does not mean your image intensifier cannot go beyond this. You just need to learn the tell-tale signs of failure to look out for so as to optimize its lifespan. Here is all you need to know about your equipment, its lifetime, and failure indicators.

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Topics: C-Arm, Used Medical Imaging Equipment

Is It Time To Evaluate Your MRI Equipment?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 31, 2017 @ 11:05 AM

There’s one thing that never changes about Medical Imaging:  it’s always changing.  If you own a clinic, hospital, health care facility it can be challenging to keep up with all the new technology and advancements, much less what it means to your business.    

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Topics: Used Medical Imaging Equipment, 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

MRI Coil Failures & How To Avoid Them

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jan 19, 2016 @ 13:01 PM

If you’ve ever had an MRI Coil failure, you know it’s your basic nightmare. After all, unless you’ve got a spare around, it usually results in canceled procedures, patient rescheduling, potentially delayed diagnosis, increased work for your staff and a lot of grumbling! And the revenues lost? When you factor in lost revenues and the cost of replacing and repairing a failed MRI coil, it can add up to $3,200+ every day it’s out of commission!

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Topics: Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI, Medical Imaging Equipment

The Difference Between Refurbished & Used Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

We’ve become a craigslist and eBay society, with more and more people choosing to buy something slightly used, instead of new. 

And it makes sense.  You get something of value that someone else doesn’t want while also saving money. Read More

Topics: Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Refurbished medical imaging equipment

Don’t Assume When You Buy A C-Arm Online

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Aug 11, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

If you’ve visited the Atlantis Worldwide website before you may remember a blog we posted a little over 2 years ago. It focused on the risks and dangers of buying C-Arms on eBay. No, we’re not kidding some doctor’s offices have actually considered this.

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

C-Arms: The Importance of A Turnkey Solution

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Let me set the table. You’re improving your radiology capabilities and one thing has become abundantly clear; you need a C-Arm. Whether you’re building a new facility, buying a C-Arm for the first time, or you’re ready to upgrade to a newer/better model – it’s going to take a lot of work and research to make this purchase happen.

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

MRI: Preventative Maintenance Made Easy

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jun 9, 2015 @ 16:06 PM

If you already have an MRI in your facility and you were there when it was installed, you know how much work went into building that MRI suite. Now that’s it’s up and working, you want to make sure it stays that way, right? The good news is, there are ways to avoid or prevent the unexpected from happening, thanks to MRI preventative maintenance.

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Topics: Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI

Going Green with Refurbished & Used Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Apr 7, 2015 @ 09:04 AM

MRI systems, CT scanners, C-Arms, and all other radiology systems are essential for diagnosing the full gambit of medical conditions. These systems are both large and expensive, and obtaining them is sometimes cost-prohibitive, especially for smaller hospitals and medical clinics. Buying used and refurbished medical imaging equipment doesn't only save money, but it also saves the environment by keeping these devices from going into landfills.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Refurbished medical imaging equipment

GE MRI’s recalled by FDA, WHAT YOU SHOULD DO.

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Mon, Mar 2, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

On February 18th, 2015 General Electric announced a recall that may include your GE MRI system.  This “field corrective action” covers it total install base of 12,968 MRI systems installed worldwide. 

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Topics: Used Medical Imaging Equipment, MRI