Sensible Solutions for Refurbished Radiology

Fixed, Portable or Mobile X-Ray: For Your Urgent Care Center?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Feb 17, 2021 @ 12:02 PM

Are you building an Urgent Care Center in your community? If so, you’ll need to determine which type of X-ray equipment will be the best choice. Is portable X-ray the right choice for you or would mobile X-ray equipment make more sense?

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Topics: X-Ray

Choose The Right Price Point For Your Digital X-Ray Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 20, 2021 @ 11:01 AM

It’s a new year which means new budgets. Many facilities would like to add digital X-Ray equipment to their arsenal of offerings but most organizations have budget limitations.

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Topics: Medical Imaging Comparisons, X-Ray

Should You Buy New Or Used X-Ray and CT Tubes?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jul 29, 2020 @ 15:07 PM

One of the biggest expenses for medical imaging equipment is the cost of X-ray tubes and CT tubes. As medical facilities continue to tighten budgets, administrators and purchasing agents are constantly on the lookout for ways to save money.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, CT Scanner, X-Ray

Why Rent A Portable X-Ray System?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 13:09 PM

Portable X-ray systems are incredible valuable to hospitals, urgent care centers, clinics and medical practices for many reasons.  They’re reliable, durable , long lasting and retain their value. So why would a medical facility consider renting one instead of owning one? Actually, there are several reasons why renting might make more sense. Let’s take a closer look.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, X-Ray

Tips to Prepare For X-Ray Machine Installation

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jul 25, 2018 @ 10:07 AM

So, you’ve selected your new (or refurbished) x-ray equipment. Good for you! Now it’s time to prepare for installation. There are so many things to consider, and the better prepared you are, the smoother it will go. We’ve prepared this checklist to help you get the job done right the first time, with as few headaches and hassles as possible.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, X-Ray

8 Terms Used in Chest X-Rays

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 @ 12:04 PM

When a patient complains of chest pain, shortness of breath and deep coughs, orders for chest x-rays are soon to follow.  In fact, chest X-rays are among the most commonly performed medical imaging studies.  After the chest x-ray comes the radiology reports, which use description terms or specific disease conditions. 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, X-Ray

CR to DR: Digital Radiographic Upgrades And Options

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

Well, the computed radiology legislation took effect last year, forcing most diagnostic clinics, facilities and department to phase out old CR equipment and replace them with digital solutions. There’s nothing quite like a reduction in Medicare reimbursement to get things moving, right? 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Comparisons, X-Ray, Medical Imaging Equipment

The 101 On Veterinary X-Ray Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 @ 16:07 PM

Whether you treat humans or animal patients, your medical practice needs imaging equipment.  However, the kind of medical imaging equipment you need for a veterinary practice can be quite different from a medical practice. Understanding these differences is very important when making a purchasing decision regarding C-Arm and X-Ray equipment.  Let’s take a close look at what you need to consider when choosing medical imaging equipment for your practice.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm, X-Ray

The Future of Radiology and 3D Printing

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 10:09 AM

Once a niche hobby for tech savvy makers, 3D printing has become big business. Today, additive manufacturing, the technical term for 3D printing, is being used around the world in almost every sector of business. While its uses vary in size and scope, it seems as if almost anything can be created. Enterprising professionals from different fields are using 3D printers to create everything from one-of-a-kind prototypes to hard to find parts, food, and even living tissue.

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Topics: CT Scanner, MRI, X-Ray, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

From this day on…I take you Digital X-Ray

Posted by Alex Silbergleit on Tue, Sep 20, 2016 @ 12:09 PM

Its a digital (detector) world! In a few years the word analog will be ancient history. We are beginning to see digital detectors on just about every imaging system from Mammography to C-Arms to X-Ray. But it is with X-Ray where the Federal Government is starting to make the strongest push for change. With the passing of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016  the reimbursement rates for Analog X-Ray systems will start to decline starting in 2017. Which begs the question, what are YOU going to do? 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, X-Ray