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Trends in Mammography Equipment & Future of Women’s Health

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 25, 2017 @ 12:10 PM

There has been considerable controversy around the world on mammography. But when it comes to breast imaging, mammography has long been considered the yard stick in cancer detection techniques and technologies. However, both healthcare professionals and patients alike have come to agree 

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Topics: Mammography

End-of-Year TAX ALERT for Your Medical Imaging Equipment Purchases

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 @ 12:10 PM

Time is flying by, before we know it 2018 will be rolling in.  Take advantage of Section 179 of the IRS Tax Code for your used or refurbished capital equipment.  This fabulous financial incentive allows you to purchase medical imaging equipment and deduct the full purchase price totaling up to $500,000.  But, the equipment must be financed or purchased during the 2017 tax year.  See the example below:

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions

What's Up? Wearable MRI - Holograms - Medical Imaging is Changing!

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 @ 12:10 PM

We’re living in a very exciting time, technology-wise.  Every time you turn around, there’s a new gadget that makes life easier.  There’s a breakthrough that helps us worker faster.  There’s a technology that saves lives, or makes it easier to save lives.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Mini C-Arms Make a Big Impact

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 4, 2017 @ 10:10 AM

Ever since the mini C-Arm broke onto the scene in 2004, it has had a significant impact on medical imaging.  After all, it delivers digital imaging technology that’s easily portable.  High quality images can be accessed at multiple locations at the same time, and can be transmitted over long distances without being distorted.  

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Topics: C-Arm

Your Medical Imaging Equipment Gets Impacted By A Natural Disaster -Now What?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Sep 26, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Earthquakes.  Hurricanes.  More Hurricanes.  Lately we’ve witnessed an enormous amount of natural disasters, which have affected the wellbeing of hundreds of thousands.  Homes, businesses and medical facilities have lost and been without power.  They’ve flooded, been damaged by extreme winds and in some cases destroyed.  So how do medical facilities recover and continue to provide lifesaving services for their communities?

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, Refurbished medical imaging equipment

Top Vendors Named in Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment Market

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Sep 19, 2017 @ 15:09 PM

Yes, it’s pretty wonderful if your medical facility can afford the latest, greatest medical imaging equipment.  But many healthcare providers have limited budgets, and have learned that oftentimes a refurbished CT scanner or MRI can fill their needs without emptying their pockets.  In addition, in developing countries the high cost of new medical imaging devices are out of the question because of limited funds.

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Topics: Selling Image Equipment, Medical Imaging News

Problems with your OEC C-Arm? Don't Jump to Conclusions

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 16:09 PM

Here at Atlantis Worldwide, we wish that we can tell you that your OEC 9600 or OEC 9800 C-Arm will never have problems. Well, we could say that but we don't want to lie to you. Fact of the matter is that no matter how delicately you handle your C-Arm, no matter how much preventative maintenance you perform on your C-Arm, problems might arise at some point.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Solutions

Is Greenlight Medical Changing the Way Medical Devices are Procured?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 6, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Back in the day, physicians had the purchasing power at the hospitals in which they worked.  Medical device sales reps would call on doctors, who would make a decisions and 3-4 weeks later, the medical device would be delivered.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Equipment

5 Quick Reads From Our C-Arm Expert

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Aug 29, 2017 @ 16:08 PM

It's been a fantastic summer. For the last week before Labor Day we gathered some great beach reading we think you will find interesting.

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Topics: C-Arm

Extend the Life of Your C-Arm with Image Intensifier Tips

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 13:08 PM

If you have invested in medical imaging equipment, it goes without saying that you expect to make the most out of it by extending its lifespan; either for more use or better market value when you sell it. According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), the typical lifetime of an image intensifier is five years. However, it does not mean your image intensifier cannot go beyond this. You just need to learn the tell-tale signs of failure to look out for so as to optimize its lifespan. Here is all you need to know about your equipment, its lifetime, and failure indicators.

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Topics: C-Arm, Used Medical Imaging Equipment