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What Does McDonald’s Have to Do With MRI History?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 23, 2018 @ 12:05 PM

What on earth does a world famous hamburger franchise have to do with the history of medical imaging equipment? Quite a bit, actually. Let’s step back in time to 1983, when 36-year-old pathologist Bob Kagan fell in love with MRI at a medical conference in Colorado Springs.  Presented as an imaging technique by physicists Paul Lauterbur and Peter Mansfield, with grainy indistinct images. But Kagan could see potential.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

Newsworthy News & Medical Imaging Equipment Resources 

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Apr 10, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

Plan your next imaging project with our free resources!

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, More Than Just Imaging Solutions, Medical Imaging Equipment

Ambulatory Surgery Centers Growing In Popularity

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

Forty years ago, virtually all surgeries were performed in hospital environments. Now, more and more patients are having medical procedures at ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) than hospitals. In fact, the 2018 Ambulatory Surgery Center Market Report from HIDA reported that 58 percent of outpatient surgeries were handled by ASCs. That’s up 17% since 2005.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

The Medical Device Excise Tax

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 13, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

At Atlantis Worldwide, we know there are a lot of questions about the medical device excise tax that’s scheduled to go into back into effect on January 1, 2018.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging News

New AIR Coil Technology Improves Patient MRI Experience

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

There’s a lot of excitement in the medical imaging world, thanks to new AIR Coil technology. Why?  It radically improves the patient experience, as well as provides better quality images. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

This Is Why AI Tools Can Help Radiologists

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 @ 16:11 PM

Mention the term AI in a room filled with radiologists and you’ll probably hear a comment like, “AI is going to make us obsolete” but don't fear,  according to radiologist and informatics expert

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Siemens New 7T MRI Receives Premarket Clearance

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 @ 12:11 PM

Technology is sure moving at the speed of WOW, these days.  Every time you read the news, there’s a new device, technology or OS that will make life easier, better and faster than before.  The medical imaging arena is no different, from 3D modeling and 4D imaging to new non-invasive technology. Science fiction is indeed coming to life right before our eyes!

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

Toshiba Changing Its Name To Canon Medical As The Drama Continues

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:11 AM

As of right now, Toshiba Medical Systems will change its name to Canon Medical Systems in early January.  But there sure is a lot of hub bub going on that could threaten the launch.  Maybe.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

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

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