Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

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

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

8 Tips For Upgrading Your MRI, CT and PET/CT Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Mar 7, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

So it’s time to upgrade your medical imaging equipment.  Good for you!  New or refurbished medical imaging equipment can help improve your operations, expand your business and increase profitability. Plus, you’ll be able to meet and even exceed the expectations of your patients and physicians, and there’s nothing better than satisfied customers!

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

I’m seeing SPOTS…. on my C-Arm’s Images!

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Feb 7, 2018 @ 15:02 PM

There are all sorts of issues that a C-Arm can have. Some are so bad that the C-Arm won’t even boot up. Others allow the C-Arm to boot but not won’t allow you to run fluoro.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Solutions

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

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

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

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

5 Considerations When Relocating Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Aug 8, 2017 @ 10:08 AM

There are many reason you might be considering relocating medical imaging equipment.  Maybe you bought a new piece of equipment, and it’s now earmarked for one of your other healthcare facilities.  Maybe you’re finally moving to that new facility and you have to move current equipment to your new digs.  Or maybe you just purchased a preowned system from a vendor or healthcare facility.  No matter one the reason, there are lots of things to consider before you make the move.  Way before you make the move.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, Medical Imaging Equipment