Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

Comparison: CoolGlide™ LMB Tubes vs Ball Bearing Tubes

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jun 19, 2024 @ 15:06 PM

Back in 1989, Liquid Metal Bearing Technology was developed in Hamburg, Germany and became the “gold standard” for CT and Image Guided Therapy systems.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions

Does A Mobile Trailer Need A Certificate Of Need?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jun 12, 2024 @ 15:06 PM

Good question, but first things first: a CON is a Certificate of Need. These are legislated by each individual state and not every state requires one. A CON regulates the overbuilding of healthcare facilities and healthcare price regulation.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, Mobile MRI

What Is The Longevity Of Your Cath Lab Tube?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 8, 2024 @ 12:05 PM

Good question! If you have a Cath Lab, you want to know how long your Cath Lab tube or X-ray tube will last. Does it last as long as a CT tube?

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Topics: Cath/Angio, Imaging Equipment Solutions

Renting vs. Buying: C-Arm Options To Consider

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Wed, Apr 17, 2024 @ 12:04 PM

These days, many medical imaging facilities are choosing to rent an imaging solution instead of purchasing one. But how do you know when it make more sense to rent than buy?

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Solutions

Solving Power Quality Issues in Radiology Equipment: Key Solutions

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Apr 3, 2024 @ 11:04 AM

One of the most common reasons for equipment failures at health care facilities is insufficient power quality. Power quality problems wreak

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions

Great News for MRI: Helium Discovery In U.S.

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Mar 20, 2024 @ 11:03 AM

An exploratory drilling in Minnesota’s Iron Range has resulted in a “dream” discovery in helium. The helium concentration was measured at 12.4%, which is 30 times the industry standards for commercial helium.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI

What To Know Before You Source An Interim Imaging Solution

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 20, 2023 @ 10:12 AM

Do you have a medical imaging facility? If so, at some point you’ll probably experience an equipment breakdown and you’ll need to source an interim solution quickly.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions

10 Tips About Your C-Arm Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 22, 2023 @ 11:11 AM

More and more, the C-Arm is becoming the workhorse of Medical Imaging Equipment, thanks to an aging population, better 3D accuracy and increased patient awareness.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Solutions

Why A UPS Is Essential For Your Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 6, 2023 @ 12:09 PM

When you’re providing medical imaging for patients, your equipment’s reliability and stability is crucial to your success. The last thing you want is

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions

Helium Supplies Threatened for MRI Systems

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jun 7, 2023 @ 12:06 PM

Medical professionals perform roughly 30 million MRI scans every year—and each MRI system requires approximately 2,000 liters of liquid helium to keep the magnet cool and superconductive for imaging patients. That’s a lot of helium, and the current supply is in a precarious situation, thanks to these factors:

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI