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Which Philips MRI is Right For You? Achieva vs. Intera Achieva

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jun 5, 2018 @ 12:06 PM

So you’re in the market for a new MRI, but you don’t really want to buy new. Smart move. Because you can usually get the high quality imaging you need for your clinic, practice or hospital without having to buy something brand new at the factory.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

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

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

MRI Comparison – Siemens Espree vs Siemens Avanto MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

These two 1.5T MRI models have a lot in common which can make a decision a bit more complicated.  So how do you choose what option will fit your needs?

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Topics: MRI

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

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

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

Open MRI: GE Ovation Compared to Hitachi Airis Elite MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 7, 2017 @ 15:11 PM

The widespread popularity of Open MRIs is based on patient comfort.  Patients generally prefer comfort and given a choice would choose an Open MRI.  However, just because of basic physics, a closed bore MRI will always generate higher quality images.  Based on client population and the procedures performed, many clients still purchase Open MRIs in order to attract patients that might be claustrophobic.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, MRI

Advances in MRI Technology

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 13:06 PM

In recent years, some of the advances in MRI technology have been on the software side.  These advancement enable faster contrast scans, simplified cardiac imaging workflows, and even the ability to perform MR scans of the lungs.

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Topics: MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Is It Time To Evaluate Your MRI Equipment?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 31, 2017 @ 11:05 AM

There’s one thing that never changes about Medical Imaging:  it’s always changing.  If you own a clinic, hospital, health care facility it can be challenging to keep up with all the new technology and advancements, much less what it means to your business.    

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Topics: Used Medical Imaging Equipment, MRI