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Protecting the Cables on Your C-Arm

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 @ 13:06 PM

When you own a C-Arm, you can expect that there will be a certain level of service and maintenance that is needed over time. It just comes with the territory of owning any piece of machinery, but especially equipment whose intended purpose is for use on humans (and animals) for medical procedures.

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Topics: C-Arm, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Which Philips MRI is Right For You? Achieva vs. Intera Achieva

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jun 5, 2018 @ 12:06 PM

So you’re in the market for a new MRI, but you don’t really want to buy new. Smart move. Because you can usually get the high quality imaging you need for your clinic, practice or hospital without having to buy something brand new at the factory.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

New FDA Report Brings Good News for Medical Device Service

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 13:05 PM

It’s no surprise when a business or industry wants to protect its piece of the proverbial pie.  Case in point, recently medical equipment manufacturers made a case before Congress for legislation to control Independent Service Organizations (ISO) to supposedly ensure safety and quality.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

What Does McDonald’s Have to Do With MRI History?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 23, 2018 @ 12:05 PM

What on earth does a world famous hamburger franchise have to do with the history of medical imaging equipment? Quite a bit, actually. Let’s step back in time to 1983, when 36-year-old pathologist Bob Kagan fell in love with MRI at a medical conference in Colorado Springs.  Presented as an imaging technique by physicists Paul Lauterbur and Peter Mansfield, with grainy indistinct images. But Kagan could see potential.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

The #1 Workplace Concern For Cath Lab Staff

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 12:05 PM

Should interventional cardiologists and Cath Lab staff be concerned about ionizing radiation from the angiographic X-ray systems that are essential to their procedures?

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Topics: Cath/Angio, Imaging Equipment Solutions

Mobile C-Arm Technology Continues To Evolve

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, May 8, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

Not too long ago, if a patient needed to undergo a lower extremity angiography, a patient would have been sent to the hospital for an overnight stay. 

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Topics: C-Arm

What You Need to Know About Buying a Pre-Owned Hologic Selenia Mammo

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 2, 2018 @ 13:05 PM

These days, it’s all about the bottom line and figuring out ways to get more bang out of your budget for medical imaging equipment. And while buying brand new can deliver up-to-the-moment technology, oftentimes a hospital, radiology clinic or heath care facility can get the quality medical imaging their patients need with equipment that’s previously owned or refurbished.

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Topics: Mammography

8 Terms Used in Chest X-Rays

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 @ 12:04 PM

When a patient complains of chest pain, shortness of breath and deep coughs, orders for chest x-rays are soon to follow.  In fact, chest X-rays are among the most commonly performed medical imaging studies.  After the chest x-ray comes the radiology reports, which use description terms or specific disease conditions. 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, X-Ray

Ambulatory Surgery Show: Roll the Dice C-Arm 2018 Winners!

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Apr 18, 2018 @ 12:04 PM

Last week the ASCA Show was in Boston, five years after the Boston marathon bombing.  The city was honoring all that had happened and was excited to host the marathon again that Monday. The Ambulatory Surgery Show started midweek April 11th to Saturday April 14th.

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Topics: Imaging Industry Meetings

Newsworthy News & Medical Imaging Equipment Resources 

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Apr 10, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

Plan your next imaging project with our free resources!

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