Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

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

Ambulatory Surgery Centers Growing In Popularity

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

Forty years ago, virtually all surgeries were performed in hospital environments. Now, more and more patients are having medical procedures at ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) than hospitals. In fact, the 2018 Ambulatory Surgery Center Market Report from HIDA reported that 58 percent of outpatient surgeries were handled by ASCs. That’s up 17% since 2005.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

Comparing The GE Innova Digital Cath Lab Family: 2100, 3100 & 4100

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Mar 28, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

Interventional Radiology refers to a range of techniques that rely on the use of radiological image guidance to precisely target therapy. 

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Topics: Cath/Angio, Medical Imaging Comparisons

Buying Medical Imagining Equipment Service? Questions to ask!

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Mar 21, 2018 @ 11:03 AM

If your clinic, hospital, healthcare facility or practice offers diagnostic imaging equipment, you can’t afford to have it out of service for any length of time.  After all, this equipment isn’t inexpensive and every minute it’s out of order it’s money out the window. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging Equipment Service