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Philips Launches MRI System for Helium-Free Operation

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 17:09 PM

First came Philips’ breakthrough Blueseal technology, a fully-sealed magnet that reduces the amount of liquid helium needed to

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, MRI

Updated Medical Imaging Room Designs Spurred by New Technology

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jul 11, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

Medical technology is changing by the minute. And that means a lot of other things have to change, as well.  Take medical imaging equipment. Now a CT scanner can provide cranial imagery in less than 10 minutes instead of 30.

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Topics: Imaging Industry Meetings, Medical Imaging News, Medical Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Equipment Service

GE Reshapes Company, Spin Off Healthcare Business

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Mon, Jul 2, 2018 @ 13:07 PM

It’s news that rocked the health care industry. Last week GE’s new CEO John L. Flattery announced that the company would spin off its health care business and sell its interests in Baker Hughes, a major oil producer.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

New FDA Report Brings Good News for Medical Device Service

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 13:05 PM

It’s no surprise when a business or industry wants to protect its piece of the proverbial pie.  Case in point, recently medical equipment manufacturers made a case before Congress for legislation to control Independent Service Organizations (ISO) to supposedly ensure safety and quality.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

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