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.Read More
Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology
So you’ve decided to sell your CT Scanner, probably to offset the cost of new equipment. Smart move! But before you start counting your chickens, you’ll want to take the time to be prepared for that sale, BEFORE the sale.Read More
So you want to sell some of your existing medical imaging equipment. Or maybe you’re even thinking about using your current equipment as a trade in for something newer. How do you go about it? How do you know who to do business with? How to you determine the selling price or trade-in value of your equipment? What kind of timeline from offer acceptance to equipment removal date is appropriate?Read More
So, the time comes where you are replacing an existing CT, MRI, C-Arm, Mammography, etc. imaging system. In most instances, the OEM vendor (e.g. GE, Siemens, Philips, Toshiba, Hitachi, etc.) you select to provide your new system offers you a trade-in value for your existing system. While there are situationsRead More
Phillips temporarily suspended manufacturing CT scanners and molecular imaging equipment at its Cleveland facility in April, following an inspection by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this year. While the decision was voluntary and a senior manager made assurances that there was no indication of product safety issues, the production suspension may affect pending and future orders of the scanners.
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Determining whether your practice, hospital or medical facility should keep their equipment or purchase new/used medical imaging equipment can be complicated-unless-you know what questions to ask, steps to take and numbers to crunch. But before you throw your hands into the air and say, “I’ll think about that tomorrow,” there’s good news! Atlantis Worldwide has put together an eBook that will guide you step by step to the right decision. It’s called, “Extend The Life of Your Medical Imagining Equipment or Replace It?” and it’s yours, free of charge.
As healthcare continues to change, healthcare providers are being tasked with reducing costs while increasing the quality of patient services. That’s why buying refurbished medical imaging equipment is becoming more popular, and more practical. This handy eBook provides information about:
When an Imaging Provider wants to upgrade their system, downsize a department, etc., one of the biggest concerns is “How much will we get for our old system?” Regardless of why you get rid of an existing system, a used CT, MRI, C-Arm or Mammography is usually a valuable asset. With budgets tightening and reimbursements shrinking, imaging providers need more than ever to get as much value out of their resources as possible. Let me help you get the most out of your old asset.
People everywhere are coming around to the benefits of pre-owned medical equipment, but this is particularly true in the developing nations of the world. If the average annual income is US $8,000 (India) or US $12,200 (Romania), it might be hard for a nation to fund new state-of-the-art technology in all of its hospitals and clinics. Even when substantial public or private investment is available, the choice for every parcel of money can be between one new system vs. two, three or four used systems. This is true even for purchasers in developed nations, and is now a crucial option worldwide.
Okay, so you’ve got some medical imaging systems that you don’t need or want anymore. It happens. Well, you basically have three options.