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 Your Guide to Medical Imaging Equipment

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 healthcare providers worldwide can extend the lives of patients. This is why we answer your imaging equipment questions.

~ Block Imaging Team

5 Things Your C-Arm Service Contract May Be Missing

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Apr 20, 2018 2:00:00 PM

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Ongoing service is an important investment for any piece of medical imaging equipment, and yes, it's smart to shop around for competitive service pricing, but not all service contracts are created equal. If the price of an agreement you're considering seems too good to be true, maybe you've stumbled across the best service deal ever; or maybe some crucial aspect of coverage isn't included.

Before you sign up with a service provider, double-check their C-arm service offerings for these five important, cost-driving features.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm

Ultrasound Machine Price Guide [2018]

Posted by Samba Saidy

Apr 19, 2018 3:21:38 PM

Ultrasound Machine Price Guide 2018

"How much does an ultrasound machine cost?" It's a question that our team answers just about every day, for many buyers in many countries. Given the range of specialties that use the modality, this is not at all surprising.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Ultrasound

Does NEMA Standard XR-29 Apply to PET/CT?

Posted by Josh Nunez

Apr 16, 2018 10:42:09 AM

If you own or operate a PET/CT, the moment you heard about NEMA standard XR-29 for CT scanners, your eyebrows, your ears, and the little hairs on the back of your neck probably all shot up in unison, and you thought: "Does that apply to my equipment too?" 

Since we originally published this article in 2014, current and prospective PET/CT users have continued to ask us this same question. Back then, there wasn't a lot of clarity to be had. Now, however, with XR-29 non-compliance penalties in full swing, the answers are in the open. Watch the brief clip below for an explanation of how NEMA XR-29 affects PET/CT equipment.

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Topics: PET/CT, medical imaging news

Siemens Matrix Coils: What They Are, How You Benefit

Posted by Steve Rentz

Apr 13, 2018 4:31:16 PM

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Most of the time, MRI coils are simply called by the body part they're used to image; head coil, spine coil, breast coil, etc. That's why when people come across Siemens Matrix coils for the first time, there are usually some questions about what they are and what they do.

The short video below will give you a brief explanation of what makes Matrix coils unique from other MRI coils, as well as a rundown of how you, your facility, and your patients can benefit from using them.


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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Parts

Does My Mobile MRI or CT Rental Need a Covered Walkway?

Posted by Zack Mitchell

Apr 12, 2018 9:45:00 AM

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When facilities contact us about renting a mobile imaging system, they often ask about covered walkways for the short distances patients may be outdoors while entering the mobile trailer. Questions like, "Are covered walkways required?", "Are they included?", and, "What are the options?" frequently become part of the discussion. We're going to take the next few moments to answer those questions.

Keep reading to find out how covering the path from your permanent building to your rented mobile system might factor into your rental experience.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Rental

    
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