Enjoy these tips, tricks and insights that answer 100's of questions we've received from radiology and imaging professionals that need help buying, selling, servicing and maintaining their medical imaging equipment: MRI, CT, C-Arm, Digital X-ray, PET/CT and Women's Health. We extend the life of imaging equipment so that health care providers worldwide can extend the lives of patients. This is why we answer your imaging equipment questions.
Jul 7, 2014 9:09:00 AM
Jun 30, 2014 12:37:00 PM
As if the initial decision to open a surgical center wasn't big enough, those of you entering this territory are about to find yourselves embarking on a series of subsequent big decisions. One of the biggest will be which imaging equipment you choose.
The systems you're likely to need fall into two major categories: Mobile C-arms and cath/angio or interventional labs. The price points, technical features, service costs, and applications for these products are very different from one another, so it's important to have an understanding of what type of usage each is intended for.
Jun 18, 2014 11:54:19 AM
Congratulations! Now that you have an OEC 9800 C-arm at your facility, you probably want to get busy using it to serve your patients. Before you do though, you will need to connect it to your PACS network so your physicians can review and store the images they will be taking.
May 21, 2014 9:46:00 AM
May 15, 2014 9:30:00 AM
May 1, 2014 10:55:00 AM
With some paper types costing as much as $250 per case, wasting paper on your Sony UP980 C-arm printer is a touch more detrimental than an errant fax or a duplicate at the office copier. Fortunately, the UP980 has settings that allow you to print up to 6 images on the same sheet for more economical viewing. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions on how to change the multi-image setting on your Sony UP980 C-Arm printer.
Apr 17, 2014 10:00:00 AM
People frequently come to our service team when they have C-arm questions. Being that it's one of the most commonly used C-arms in imaging, a lot of these questions revolve around the OEC 9800.
Recently, a customer contacted us asking how to manage the image swap settings on their system. Fortunately, this is a quick and easy adjustment anyone can make on their 9800. One of our C-arm service engineers took a few minutes to catch the steps on video and, voilà! Question answered. Watch below to see how it's done.
Apr 11, 2014 4:44:12 PM
OEC discontinued the last model in their Uroview product line (the Uroview 2800) in 2006. But, just because you won't be seeing any more new Uroviews doesn't mean that OEC is out of the urology market altogether. There are still options available to the OEC loyalist who wants to break into urology or upgrade their existing uro platform. Below are two routes you can take to high-quality uro functionality from OEC.
Apr 7, 2014 1:30:00 PM
So, it's your big day! Your OEC 9900 C-arm has arrived and you're anxious to start scanning patients. Unfortunately, one last obstacle remains in your path to imaging glory: connecting the system to your PACS network for image storage.
Mar 21, 2014 11:07:10 AM
Siemens has just announced that their flat detector (FD) C-arm, the CIOS Alpha, has been cleared by the FDA for sale in the US. This is great news for Siemens and marks the emergence of another installment in an excellent line of products available to US users.