Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

Vikki Harmonay

Recent Posts

GE Healthcare Millennium Recall

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 5, 2018 @ 09:12 AM

Due to a risk of its detector detaching and falling, the Millennium Nuclear Medicine System devices have been recalled by manufacturer GE Healthcare. While no patient injuries have been reported, there was an incident

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Topics: Medical Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging News

What’s New & Happening at The RSNA Show?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

It’s that time again—imaging professionals from around the globe are descending upon Chicago’s McCormick Place for the 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. With 680 vendors scheduled to exhibit,

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Topics: Imaging Industry Meetings, Medical Imaging Equipment

$1.5B GE Capital Healthcare Equipment Financing Portfolio Acquired By TIAA

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 @ 12:11 PM

TIAA Bank has expanded its commercial banking business by acquiring a $1.5 billion portfolio of healthcare equipment leases and loans from GE Capital’s Healthcare Equipment

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

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: Medical Imaging Equipment, MRI

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: More Than Just Imaging Solutions, CT Scanner

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: Medical Imaging Equipment Service, CT Scanner

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: CT Scanner, Medical Imaging Comparisons, Buying Imaging Equipment

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