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CR to DR: Digital Radiographic Upgrades And Options

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

Well, the computed radiology legislation took effect last year, forcing most diagnostic clinics, facilities and department to phase out old CR equipment and replace them with digital solutions. There’s nothing quite like a reduction in Medicare reimbursement to get things moving, right? 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Comparisons, X-Ray, Medical Imaging Equipment

MRI Cold Head Tips

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 3, 2018 @ 11:01 AM

As an MRI provider, you have to stay on top of a lot of moving parts—literally and figuratively.  At Atlantis Worldwide, we understand and thought we’d provide a global overview of an MRI cold head.  As you know, a cold head re-condenses the helium gas within the MRI cooling system to liquid, to prevent it from burning off entirely.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI

10 Favorite Medical Imaging Articles 2017

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Dec 26, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all the new technology, issues and changes in medical imaging. At Atlantis Worldwide, we thought we’d make it a little easier for you. We gathered up our most interesting articles about medical imaging during the past year. They were shared on news and medical sites, on LinkedIn and even Facebook. We got lots of positive and interesting feedback and comments from trusted friends and professionals.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

C-Arm: Age is Just a Number

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Dec 19, 2017 @ 12:12 PM

C-Arms have been on the market for a long time, longer than Atlantis Worldwide has been in business. For the last 24 years, we've been buying, selling and refurbishing C-Arms.

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Topics: C-Arm

The Medical Device Excise Tax

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 13, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

At Atlantis Worldwide, we know there are a lot of questions about the medical device excise tax that’s scheduled to go into back into effect on January 1, 2018.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging News

New AIR Coil Technology Improves Patient MRI Experience

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 6, 2017 @ 12:12 PM

There’s a lot of excitement in the medical imaging world, thanks to new AIR Coil technology. Why?  It radically improves the patient experience, as well as provides better quality images. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

This Is Why AI Tools Can Help Radiologists

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 @ 16:11 PM

Mention the term AI in a room filled with radiologists and you’ll probably hear a comment like, “AI is going to make us obsolete” but don't fear,  according to radiologist and informatics expert

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Siemens New 7T MRI Receives Premarket Clearance

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 @ 12:11 PM

Technology is sure moving at the speed of WOW, these days.  Every time you read the news, there’s a new device, technology or OS that will make life easier, better and faster than before.  The medical imaging arena is no different, from 3D modeling and 4D imaging to new non-invasive technology. Science fiction is indeed coming to life right before our eyes!

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

Open MRI: GE Ovation Compared to Hitachi Airis Elite MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 7, 2017 @ 15:11 PM

The widespread popularity of Open MRIs is based on patient comfort.  Patients generally prefer comfort and given a choice would choose an Open MRI.  However, just because of basic physics, a closed bore MRI will always generate higher quality images.  Based on client population and the procedures performed, many clients still purchase Open MRIs in order to attract patients that might be claustrophobic.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

Toshiba Changing Its Name To Canon Medical As The Drama Continues

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:11 AM

As of right now, Toshiba Medical Systems will change its name to Canon Medical Systems in early January.  But there sure is a lot of hub bub going on that could threaten the launch.  Maybe.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News