Medical Imaging Equipment Guide

News, advice and resources for extending the life of your medical imaging equipment: MRI, CT scanner, C-arm, digital X-ray and more

Block Imaging Acquires Varex’s RHIT Operation

Block Imaging is expanding technical capabilities to serve imaging parts and service customers!

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QMAPP Hemodynamic Monitoring: What You Need to Know

For years, the options in hemodynamic monitoring have been somewhat limited, with the GE MacLab...

Top Five Hologic Selenia Replacement Parts

 

If you’ve come across this blog, you're probably either a) assessing your parts risk in owning...

What's Happening to CT & MRI Prices?

After all the disruptions, setbacks, and complications of the last two years, it's probably not...

Is Going Green Giving Your MRI Scanner Image Artifacts?

Pretty much everyone can agree that using energy more efficiently is a good thing. What some of...

The Current State of the Section 179 Tax Deduction

After years of constant change- up and down deduction limits, shifting depreciation rates,...

Parts Repair Leader Joins Block Imaging Team

Block Imaging is proud to celebrate the newest addition to our team, Sheldon Schehr as he steps...

How to Sell Your CT Scanner

Of all the modalities in the diagnostic imaging arena, CT has undergone, perhaps, the most...

CMS Announces New PCI Codes for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

This blog has been updated from its original posting, 11/6/2019

The big news for any ambulatory...

Philips Gemini GXL vs. Gemini TF PET/CT

The Philips Gemini PET/CT line is now three generations deep. From the Gemini Dual and 16 Power,...

Imaging Equipment Project Managers: What Can Your Provider Do for You?

 

When you buy a medical imaging system the old maxim, "You get what you pay for," is true in a...

Hologic Dimensions: Bridging the 3D Mammography Gap

3D tomo mammography hasn't been FDA-approved for very long (about 10 years). Because of this,...

How to Find and Clear Collision Errors on GE Innova Cath Labs

Any time objects begin to move from a fixed position, there's a risk of one of them running into...

How Much Does It Cost to Lease a Hologic Selenia?

The Hologic Selenia product line is a leader in the digital mammography modality, and rightfully...

Why Buy a Used GE Excite HDXT

When an imaging facility approaches the used MRI market they will find a range of options that,...

Imaging Equipment Service: Cost vs. Quality

As important as it is to find service that works for your budget, it is equally important to...

4 Questions to Find the Best MRI Sound System

A quality sound system has become a patient comfort standard in MRI suites. In light of the wide...

Performing a Daily QC Test on a Hologic Discovery Bone Densitometer

The following is a relatively quick and simple, but very important task for anyone owning or...

Top 5 Rarest Used MRI Scanners (and Best Substitute MRI Machines)

“You can’t always get what you want...” the Rolling Stones once sang, and though they probably...

OEC 9800 Parts and Service Costs

If you are considering purchasing an OEC 9800 C-arm, one of the biggest questions on your mind...

How to Tell if Your Aquilion 64 has a Spellman or SRU Generator

Toshiba Aquilion 64 CT scanners come with two different generator types: the SRU generator, or...

Replacing Your OEC 9800 Skin Spacer

Given the mobile nature of a C-arm, it's bound to happen at least once in a system's life: the...

Jarrell IG vs. Westville IG for GE CT Scanners

The image generator (IG) module on your GE CT scanner is a vital part of the image...

How to Choose the Best Vendor for Your MRI, CT, PET/CT, or Cath Lab

When the time comes to bring in a new imaging system, swap out an old one, or sell one to clear...

Stereotactic Biopsy Table Price Cost Guide

If you're already serving mammography patients but are hoping to expand your breast cancer...

MRI Machine Valuations: The Most Important Questions to Answer

Many of the MRI machine valuation calls we receive are from people who have never had to try to...

Prone Biopsy Table Site Planning

If you're considering adding a prone stereotactic biopsy table to your department, you might be...

Capital Equipment Budget Cuts: Is PET/CT off the Menu?

If this year’s capital equipment budget originally included money for a new PET/CT system...

1.5T MRI Suite Size Requirements

Most people have more than a few questions right out of the gate as they consider an imaging...

Siemens Avanto vs. Siemens Espree: MRI Comparison

As an elite MRI manufacturer, Siemens continues to create impressive technical advances in each...

Advantages of Stream FD Digital Detector Upgrades for OEC 9800 or 9900

The OEC 9800 is the best-selling C-arm of all time, and for a good reason- its long-lasting...

Wheelchair Donations: Finding a Charity near You

Sometimes it's difficult to know what to do with things you aren't using anymore. Some of them...

Radiofrequency Generator Price Cost Guide

When we talk to people who are looking to outfit a pain management practice, one of the...

How Long Will My Cath Lab Tube Last?

It's a question we've heard from cath lab equipment and parts buyers over and over: "How long...

QA Block vs. Spine Phantom for GE Lunar DEXA

All Lunar DEXA scanners come with (or should come with) two phantoms for system testing and...

OEC C-Arm Power Requirements

When we talk to buyers looking into their first C-arm purchase, we're commonly asked questions...

7 Reasons to Consider Owning a Mobile MRI

It's become relatively common for imaging facilities to use mobile MRI trailers owned by...

GE Lightspeed VCT 64 vs. Philips Brilliance 64

 

Both the GE VCT 64 and the Philips Brilliance 64 are prominent models from prominent players...

Philips Allura FD10 vs. Allura FD20 Cath/Angio Comparison

The Philips Allura FD20 and FD10 may be similar in appearance at a glance, but they are very...

Does My C-Arm Require Lead Shielding?

People frequently ask us what, if any, requirements have been set for X-ray shielding in rooms...

Block Imaging Acquires Platinum X-Ray Solutions

Block Imaging continues to expand in providing refurbished imaging equipment, parts, and service...

C-Arm Project Planning Checklist

Each year thousands of C-arm buyers from around the world seek out our help and advice when...

When Is Short-Bore MRI Too Short?

Over the last several years, MRI systems have continued to evolve and become more...

OEC 9800 Flat Screen Monitor Upgrades: Choosing the Best One for You

For the last several years, people have been looking for ways to continue using and even improve...

How to Sell Your DEXA System

Time for an upgrade? Thinking about changing your service offerings? Whatever the reason, you're...

How to Delete Patient Data on an OEC 9900 C-Arm

HIPAA compliance and limited onboard storage are part of the day-to-day reality of using a...

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Pre-Owned MRI Scanner

“It's kind of like buying a car” goes the cliché. In many ways, that’s true when buying...

How to Change Batteries on an OEC 9800 or 9900 C-Arm

As anyone who owns a cellphone can tell you: batteries don't last forever! Even rechargeable...

Siemens RFPA Failure? 4 Common Reasons Why and Solutions

In the world of MRI, radio frequency power amplifier (RFPA) failure is a relatively common...

Siemens Definition Series CT Scanners Compared

While Siemens is busy marketing and selling their latest CT scanners, the "SOMATOM go" series,...

DR Panel Subscription Program vs. DR Panel Purchase

Subscription services are nothing new. In fact, pretty much everyone in any developed country...

OEC C-Arms vs. Philips Pulsera C-Arms

Both OEC and Philips manufacture good C-arms. So, why do many prefer OEC? In our opinion, there...

Hitachi Airis II vs. Airis Elite: Open MRI Compared

Looking over the wide landscape of secondary market MRIs, a couple of things become very clear:...

OEC 9900 Hardware and Software Options

Just like the 9800 before it, the OEC 9900 is a C-arm that comes with a variety of hardware...

'ISO Certified' vs. 'ISO Compliant' for Imaging Equipment Vendors

With Block Imaging Parts & Service’s yearly ISO audit right around the corner, I am reminded of...

Block Imaging, Neusoft Medical Launch Expanding CT Partnership

Block Imaging is pleased to announce an expansion in their partnership with Neusoft Medical...

CFR Tags on Used CT Scanners: What Are They & Why Are They Important?

When we are offered used CT scanners from countries outside the USA, we always ask "Do you have...

Siemens Novation X-Ray Tube: Lifespan, Signs of Failure, Replacement

If you use a Siemens Mammomat Novation, there's a P40 MOW-100G tube inside it producing your...

Mammography vs. Breast MRI for Breast Cancer Detection

Many of our readers have asked us the question: “What’s the difference between getting a breast...

How to Find Software Options on a Siemens Sensation 64 CT

If you intend to buy or sell a used Siemens Sensation 64 (or any other CT scanner for that...

Philips Gemini TF vs. Philips Ingenuity TF

In the continuous effort of medical imaging manufacturers to push their technology forward,...

5 Benefits of Tomosynthesis 3D Digital Mammography Technology

A little over a decade ago, Hologic received FDA approval for their breast tomosynthesis system,...

Product Overview: Siemens Axiom Artis Interventional Lab

The Axiom Artis is one of the most prevalent product lines from Siemens in the interventional...

10 Reasons You Should Buy Refurbished Imaging Equipment

Still not totally convinced buying refurbished medical imaging equipment is a good idea? We'd...

ISO Certified Medical Imaging Equipment Company? It IS a Big Deal

When you see “ISO Certified” on a medical imaging company’s website or marketing materials, you...

How to Find the Software Version on Your OEC 9800, 8800, 6800, or 2800

If you use an OEC C-arm or urology suite, the time may come when you need to know your system's...

Hologic Selenia Detector Cost, Lifespan, and Replacement

A dependable digital mammography unit is the cornerstone of any women's health department. Among...

The Most Overlooked Factor in Medical Imaging Equipment Values

Medical imaging equipment values are driven by a variety of factors. The level of technology,...

Yes, a Used MRI Machine More Than Meets Your Needs

When buying an MRI, it's always best to seriously assess your needs before you commit a lot of...

How to Decide Which C-Arm Image Intensifier Size is Best: 9in vs 12in

The question, “Which C-arm image intensifier size is best for my facility?” comes up a lot in...

GE LightSpeed VCT 64 vs. Siemens Sensation 64

When people hit the market for a 64-slice CT scanner, the GE VCT and the Siemens Sensation are...

3 Reasons Why GE CT Scanners Cost More

I am regularly asked, "Why does a GE CT scanner cost so much more than the other manufacturers?"...

INCOTERMS Explained for Buyers and Sellers of Imaging Equipment

Growing global connections is exciting... Trade barriers are falling and the world is your...

Before Trading In Your CT Scanner

Many hospitals and clinics are in an equipment cycle they've been caught in for years: buy a...

Medical Equipment Installation: What to Expect Post-Install

Now that your CT, MRI, or other medical imaging equipment has been installed, let us be among...

OEC 9800 vs. OEC 9900

OEC lists 51 items (assuming you consolidate the image preset options –more on that later)...

CT Tube Lifespan: Akron B and Akron Q

If your facility uses or is considering a Siemens or Philips water-cooled CT scanner, you should...

X-Ray Equipment Service Cost Price Info

In a lot of ways, the X-ray machine is the cornerstone of the medical imaging field. From...

Siemens Avanto Body Matrix Coils: Function, Failure, Replacement

If your MRI scanner is a Siemens Avanto TIM system, your Body Matrix coil is a staple for...

Decoding the Megalix Cath/Angio X-Ray Tube

If your facility uses a Siemens cath/angio lab like the Axiom Artis, the Multistar, or the...

Siemens MRI Machine Models and Reviews

If you're on the hunt for a Siemens 1.5T MRI, you already know there are a number of models...

6 Best Practices for Patient Data Disaster Recovery

The wonders of technology have created a greater peace of mind for many medical offices and...

How Much Can I Save with a Refurbished Cath Lab?

Most of us expect to pay much less for something that is refurbished than something that is new....

Maximizing Your Imaging Capital Budget in Q4

The COVID-19 pandemic has derailed a lot of plans for many people in 2020, and those of us in...

Stereotactic Biopsy Tables: Multicare Platinum vs Fischer MammoTest

As the world of breast imaging and breast biopsy continues to shift rapidly toward a single...

OEC 9600 C-Arm vs OEC 9400 C-Arm

Two of the most famous C-arm machines of all time square off! In one corner we have the C-arm...

Which Portable X-Ray Systems Can I Rent?

Whether you're meeting an increased volume need, testing a market, or simply trying to shift...

Cooling in the Cath Lab

A common mistake we see in the cath lab planning and construction process is not accounting for...

Mammography System Removal: How to Prepare, What to Expect

So, you’ve decided it's time to sell your mammography system. You’ve found a buyer for the...

Air-Cooled CT Scanners vs. Water-Cooled CT Scanners

Inside every CT scanner gantry are dozens of specialized electronic components working very hard...

5 Sure Fire Ways to Extend the Life of Your C-Arm Machine

On the one hand, C-arm machines seem to be very durable and are built to last. They get banged...

HIPAA Compliance Selling Medical Imaging Equip: Delete Patient Data

Anyone selling used medical imaging equipment needs to be proactive about maintaining HIPAA...

What Equipment Do I Need for CT Fluoroscopy?

CT fluoroscopy can be an excellent tool for reducing radiation dose and saving time on...

Do C-Arm Rentals Include Service?

If you're exploring the option of renting a C-arm, you probably have questions about how your...

Hitachi Airis Elite vs. GE Ovation: Open MRI Scanners Compared

Technology marches on but, with their low maintenance costs, high reliability, and proven track...

Choosing the Best Contractor for Your Medical Facility Construction

Just in case you were wondering, "Does it matter what contractor I choose for the build out of...

Why Should I Buy Service Coverage for My C-arm?

When Block Imaging serves a customer on a C-arm purchase, we recommend that they also purchase...

Preparing for Your Digital Mammography Project

At Block Imaging, we subscribe to the “measure twice, cut once” philosophy. Nothing is more...

The Best Cath Lab Service for You

Interventional cath and angio systems are not only big investments, they're a cornerstone...

MRI Info Video Collection: Top Picks

Whether you're new to following the Block Imaging Blog, or just stopping by to learn more about...

Mini C-Arm Prices: How Much is a Mini C-Arm Really Going to Cost?

So, you’re looking to step up your C-Arm imaging capabilities without feeding your budget (not...

How to Save Money on Your Next Cath Lab Purchase

If you’re in the market for a cath lab, chances are you’re familiar with the significant costs...

1.5T MRI Machine Price Guide

The 1.5T scanner is the quintessential MRI machine. It's powerful enough to perform the vast...

GE Essential Mammo: X-Ray Tube Lifespan and Cost Info

As is the case with all equipment that uses X-ray technology, the X-ray tube on the GE Essential...

Orthoscan HD1000 vs Orthoscan FD

The two most recent additions to the Orthoscan mini C-arm product line, the Orthoscan HD1000 and...

Nuclear Camera Site Preparation

Preparing your facility to receive any new piece of medical imaging equipment can be a process...

Is 64 the New 16? Standards of Care in CT Scanner Technology

The advancement of CT technology has traveled largely predictable paths over the last two...

When to Rent a C-Arm vs. Buy a C-Arm

While it's always important to have the right tools for serving patients, sometimes budgeting...

Solve Erratic OEC 9900 Lift Movements with These Two Parts

Are you standing in front of an OEC 9900 C-arm whose central column moves up... when no one is...

Is Mobile MRI or CT Rental Right for You?

The mobile rental business can be tricky to navigate at times and, frankly, renting isn't always...

Scintron vs. CVIT

When you're looking for a PET scanner, the computers and software are, in many ways, just as...

Four Predictions for the 2020-2021 CT Scanner Market

From early on, 2020 proved to be a year unlike any other. Many, many aspects of everyday life...

Used GE MRI for Sale? Read This Before You Sell

In 2012, 37 baseball cards were discovered in an Ohio attic, untouched for 100 years. They...

3 Advantages to Having a Motor-Driven OEC 9800

The OEC 9800 MD (motor-driven) isn't a new variation of the popular 9800 product line, but the...

Cath Lab Installation Process: a Day-by-Day Walkthrough

Installing any piece of medical equipment is a challenge, but few modalities match the...

Problems with the Right-to-Repair Conversation

If you are not yet familiar with The Critical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair Act of...

What Kind of Facility Should Rent a C-Arm?

We've said it before, but it bears repeating: purchasing is not the only (or always the best)...

Philips Cath Lab Options Explained

Philips cath labs come loaded with a wide variety of hardware and software options. As a result,...

Siemens Cios Alpha vs. OEC 9900: C-Arm Comparison

Just a few years ago, Siemens launched their Cios C-arms, debuting new technology that made them...

MORE Questions to Ask BEFORE You Buy a Used CT Scanner

This one goes out to all the CT scanner shoppers that still need a little coaching to find their...

CT Scanner Manufacturers and Models Guide

Looking for your next CT solution?  Check out this simple visual guide to CT scanner...

Bi-Plane Cath Labs vs Single-Plane Cath Labs

 For those entering the cath lab market for the first time, there are scads of options on the...

Are Preventative Maintenance Visits Required?

The manufacturer tells you your CT scanner needs 2 preventative maintenance (PM) visits each...

Simplifying Digital X-Ray Workflow with NFC Technology

Near field communication (NFC) is not a new technology. It's been used in everything from...

C-Arm Rental Do's and Don'ts

With most of the things people rent, the process is relatively simple. There aren't generally a...

kV Control Board for GE Jedi Generator: How to Get the Right One

The Jedi generator is found on a number of GE imaging systems from several modalities, including...

X-Ray in Use Light: Prepping for Your X-Ray System Installation

In many areas, government regulations require a warning light outside radiological exam rooms to...

Comparing OEC 9800 Plus vs OEC 9800 C-Arms

When you were new to the C-Arm market (and perhaps you still are) undoubtedly one of the first...

X-Ray Machine Installation Prep: Getting Started

Any time your facility purchases X-ray equipment, there are some big, important steps that need...

CT Scanner Table Weight Capacities Compared

What is the maximum weight capacity for my CT table? We get this question, or some form of it,...

Which CT Scanner Is the Best Value?

You’ve been there: the head of radiology insists that the new 1024-slice CT is the technology...

4 Reasons Why 16-Slice CT Is a Good Fit for Critical Access Hospitals

Upgrading imaging equipment can be a challenging topic to broach in the critical access hospital...

GE Innova Chillers: Why Are There Two?

Most of us involved with medical imaging equipment are well aware that it generates a...

Do I Need Lead Lining for My R/F Room, Rad Room, X-ray or C-Arm?

Almost daily, someone asks us: "Do I need to put lead-lined walls around my imaging system?"

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GE Optima CT Scanners: An Overview

GE is nothing if not consistent when it comes to naming conventions. First it was Hispeeds and...

3 Ways to Brighten the Image on Your OEC 9800

 

When you're working with your OEC 9800 day-in and day-out to serve a busy schedule of...

C-Arm and X-Ray Rental vs. Subscription

Purchasing is not the only option to get the C-arm or X-ray equipment you need into your...

Are C-Arm Reimbursements the Same for All Models?

The famous saying says, “You have to spend money to make money.” That may be true in the game...

What Does the Process of Renting an X-Ray Machine Look Like?

Once you've decided that renting an X-ray system is a good fit for your facility, your next...

What's the Difference Between a Cath Lab and an EP Lab?

One question we're asked on a regular basis about interventional radiology equipment is, "What's...

Top MRI Manufacturers Compared: Choosing the Best for Your Needs

Since first publishing this article in 2015, thousands more people have come to us with a wide...

3 Key Elements of Effective X-Ray Preventive Maintenance

We emphasize preventive maintenance (PM) a lot here at Block Imaging. We type about it in...

3 Reasons to Buy an 8-Channel Siemens Symphony MRI

In the world of pre-owned MRI systems, there are many options with wildly varied pricing. If...

How Much Does a Refurbished OEC 9900 Cost?

It wasn't long ago that OEC 9900 C-arms were still rare on the secondary market. As the model...

5 Things to Ask Before Signing an Imaging Equipment Service Contract

When a lot of people shop around for an imaging equipment service contract they focus a great...

GE Essential Mammography Paddles: Which Are 'Standard'?

If you're searching the secondary market for a good value on a GE Essential mammography system,...

Tom Spees Joins Block Imaging as VP of Strategic Development

The Block Imaging team invites you to join us in welcoming long-time healthcare entrepreneur and...

Extremity MRI Scanner Price Cost Guide [2020]

If your facility is in the market for an extremity MRI scanner, one of the first questions that...

Used Medical Imaging Equipment Valuations: FMV versus OLV

While the automotive industry can easily point to Kelley Blue Book for current and depreciated...

OEM Support Ended for Selenia with Sun Ultra 45: What's Next?

If you use a Hologic Selenia manufactured between January 19th, 2007 and December 7th 2012, you...

What's the Difference Between GE Innova IQ and IQ Plus Cath Labs?

There's no debating it: from the II-based days of the Advantx to the digital transition first...

GE MRI Coil Connectors: How to Know What You Have & What You Need

If you've used a GE MRI scanner for even a few months you've undoubtedly changed coils,...

How Much Does It Cost to Lease a GE Essential with Senoclaire 3D Tomo?

There's never been a better time for breast cancer screening providers to consider upgrading to...

3 Tips to Save Your C-Arm Cables

One of the most common issues we see with OEC products is torn cables. By my estimate, 30-40%...

Digital Radiography Plate Drop Coverage: What You Need to Know

You’ve bought an expensive, top of the line wireless DR panel (digital radiography). It’s only...

C-Arm Size Comparison Guide

After you've made some C-arm decisions about image intensifier size, software packages,...

Lorad MultiCare Stereotactic Tables Compared

Looking for a prone stereotactic table? Or perhaps you're seeking parts or engineering coverage...

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Mobile MRI?

Whether you need to keep scanning during a renovation, test your market for referral traffic, or...

Siemens Arcadis C-Arm Price Cost Guide

The Siemens Arcadis C-arm series is comprised of models known for powerful generators, hardily...

What Does 'End of Life' Mean for MRI Scanners?

Has your OEM thrown around the term “end of life” as they refer to your oldie-but-a-goodie MRI...

What's the Latest in Siemens Cath Labs?

We'll be honest- most of the conversations we have with buyers about cath lab equipment revolve...

What Do I Do if I Can’t Find My FDA 2579 Form?

So, here's a relevant, but completely hypothetical (unless you're living it right now) scenario...

CT Signal Brushes and Power Brushes: When to Replace

Your CT scanner's signal brushes and power brushes play a critical role in the operation of your...

Features of the Hologic Discovery A Bone Densitometer

Among the models in the Hologic Discovery bone densitometer series, the Discovery A stands out...

GE Digital Mammography: 4 Things to Ask Before You Buy

GE Senographe Essential, Senoclaire 3D Tomo, Pristina- Google any of these systems and you’ll...

Should I Upgrade my GE 1.5T MRI & How Far Should I Upgrade It?

More and more, we hear from GE 1.5T MRI users who prefer the idea of keeping their current...

Imaging Equipment Applications Training vs System Demonstration of Use

Congratulations!  You have just purchased your refurbished C-arm, CT, MRI, cath/angio, rad room...

MRI Chiller Failure: Save Helium with a Water Bypass

When your MRI scanner's chiller isn't working properly, watching your helium boil off can feel...

Correcting CT Scanner Artifacts: Streak Artifacts

Generally, images produced by CT scanners are accurate representations of the scanned object....

Three Reasons to Rent a Hologic Dimensions 3D Tomo Mammography System

While some facilities might have the budget comfort to dive right into purchasing a Dimensions...

What Happens During Nuclear Camera Refurbishment?

We have conversations every day with people considering their first purchase of a refurbished...

MRI Coil Price Cost Guide

If you're visiting this blog, it's likely for one of two reasons: 1) Your coil failed, and you...

Relocating Your CT Scanner: What You Need to Know

If you're considering relocating your CT scanner, you're probably already aware the move can ...

What to Expect During Your MRI Scanner Project

If you're about to enter the MRI marketplace, you have a big project with several complex stages...

OEC C-Arm Parts: Your First Call

As you serve patients with your OEC C-arm day after day, the occasional breakdown is inevitable....

Digital Cath Lab Comparison: Cardiac and Peripheral

Interventional cath labs are instrumental in diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases....

OEC 9800 Super-C C-arm: What's So Super?

The OEC 9800 Super-C is a common and popular option on the refurbished C-arm market, but when...

OEC 8800 vs. OEC 9900

While the OEC 8800 differs from the OEC 9900 more than any other full-size C-arm the company...

Low mA Error on Your OEC 9800 or 9900? It Could Be These Parts

So, you're seeing the ambiguous "low mA" error on your OEC C-arm? This particular error is...

Advantages of Phased Array MRI Coils

Just as the technology of our modern times makes so many day-to-day tasks easier and more...

The Best Values in Pain Management C-Arms

When you're selecting the right C-arm for your pain management practice, "Bells and Whistles" is...

How to Choose the Best CT Scanner Service Provider

CT service providers come in a lot of varieties; OEM or independent, national or regional,...

Open MRI Service Cost Price Info

When you begin budgeting for a major equipment project, don't make the classic mistake of...

How to Extend the Life of Your GE CT Tube

If you own or use a GE CT scanner you already know tubes aren't cheap, and they don't last...

How to Sell Your Cath Lab

If you intend to sell your cath lab system, there is a lot of information the market will want...

Used MRI vs Refurbished MRI

Refurbished, used, second-hand, pre-owned- not great options for underpants or toothbrushes...

CMS Emergency Declaration Waiver: Hospitals Can Flex Maintenance Rules

COVID-19 response has placed a heavy, sometimes overwhelming burden on healthcare facilities...

How to Access Your Hologic DEXA Error Logs

If you've been experiencing issues with your Hologic DEXA system, one of the first places to...

3 CT Scanner Maintenance Tips to Easily Increase Uptime

Who would love to see their CT scanner running at peak performance all the time? Put your hand...

Cath/Angio Lab Service Cost Price Info

Whether you've made your pick or are still shopping for the best cath/angio system, to keep it...

How to Measure CT Tube Usage: 3 Methods Compared

Selling, inspecting, buying, servicing- there are a number of reasons to access the X-ray tube...

Veterinary MRI Machines: 3 Reasons to Consider One for Your Practice

If you've searched this topic, then you probably already know: Demand for MRI scans for...

Does My Hologic Selenia Need an External UPS?

Just like any other device that runs on electricity, mammography equipment is vulnerable to...

MRI Service Cost Price Info

An important piece of research for any imaging equipment project is finding your options for...

MX165 Tubes for GE CT: Compatability, Cost, Lifespan

Doing your homework on your next CT scanner? Digging up replacement parts for your current...

MRI Helium Refills and Boil-off Rates: The Top Six Magnets

Anyone considering the purchase of an MRI machine should know that a healthy cooling system is...

Which PET/CT Scanner Is the Best Value?

As a potential PET/CT system buyer, perhaps you’ve been here: the head of radiology insists that...

What Is the Best Portable X-Ray for COVID-19 Screening?

While we hope that the peak of this unprecedented outbreak is behind us, it's clear that the...

MRI Service Contracts: What’s Not Included?

If you own an MRI machine or are in the market for one, you know the investment is huge, the...