Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

Vikki Harmonay

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What is the Strongest MRI Machine Today?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Let’s start at the beginning.

MRI technology has been around since the mid-1970s.  MRIs employ powerful magnets which produce a strong magnetic field

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Topics: MRI, Medical Imaging Equipment

New CT Systems For Coronary Imaging

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 7, 2018 @ 12:11 PM

It’s an exciting time for medical imaging technology, with new products being introduced almost weekly! The two latest advancements are in cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) imaging

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Topics: CT Scanner, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

MRI Gradient Coils: 101

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 31, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

Sometimes it’s great to review the basics of Magnetic Resonance Imaging; how they work, what they cost, how they’re maintained and even how they are installed. Let’s take a closer look at Gradient Coils in MRI scanners.

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Topics: MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

So, You Need to Relocate Your CT Scanner….

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 24, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

Moving a CT Scanner from one location to another is never easy and always expensive. But sometimes it just can’t be avoided. You’re moving to a new building or building on an addition and your CT Scanner just has to be moved. 

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Topics: CT Scanner, Medical Imaging Equipment Service

Is 64 Slice CT Scanners Gaining Popularity Over 16 Slice CT?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 10, 2018 @ 11:10 AM

For years, the 16-Slice CT Scanner has been the go-to scanner for everything except cardiac studies. But with the emergence of more refurbished 64-Slice CT Scanners on the market,

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Comparisons, CT Scanner

Year End 179 TAX Break for Your Radiology Equipment Purchase

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 3, 2018 @ 13:10 PM

Time is flying by, before we know it 2019 will be rolling in.  Take advantage of Section 179 of the IRS Tax Code for your used or refurbished medical imaging equipment.  This fabulous financial incentive allows you to purchase radiology equipment and deduct the purchase price.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions

Comparing 1.5T MRI Gradient Slew Rates

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 16:09 PM

Yes, they make a really loud noise. And their magnetic field is actually strong enough to lift a car before modification. But most importantly, they drive MRI value on the secondary market. So, what do you need to know about 1.5T MRI Gradient Slew Rates?

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

Philips Launches MRI System for Helium-Free Operation

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 17:09 PM

First came Philips’ breakthrough Blueseal technology, a fully-sealed magnet that reduces the amount of liquid helium needed to

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

Why Rent A Portable X-Ray System?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 13:09 PM

Portable X-ray systems are incredible valuable to hospitals, urgent care centers, clinics and medical practices for many reasons.  They’re reliable, durable , long lasting and retain their value. So why would a medical facility consider renting one instead of owning one? Actually, there are several reasons why renting might make more sense. Let’s take a closer look.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, X-Ray

Hologic 3D Tomo Mammography System: What to Know..

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 @ 12:08 PM

You love your 2D mammography system. It’s been a workhorse for you, it’s delivered the high-quality images you’ve wanted and it’s made great business sense for you. But if you’re like most medical imaging facilities, you’re beginning to look at 3D systems. After all, their images are better at detecting cancer than 2D systems, especially in fatty and/or dense breasts. And now that more insurance providers are paying increased reimbursement for 3D studies, it makes more sense than ever to take the leap and invest in a 3D system.

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Topics: Mammography