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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.

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MRI Cold Heads 101

Posted by Block Imaging

Mar 23, 2020 3:00:00 PM

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MRI Coldhead Basics

If you're new to the world of MRI, there's a learning curve that can take a good chunk of time to master. Safety, maintenance, cryogens, parts- each of these areas has its own set of particulars and minding each of them will help you run your system and serve your patients more efficiently.

We first published this article in 2015 to help new MRI users become better acquainted with a part that's crucial to monitor for better scanner performance and lower maintenance costs: the cold head. Years later, this is advice is as valuable as ever. Keep reading to learn what a cold head does, how long it lasts, how much it costs, and some service tips to keep it in good condition.

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Parts

How Is Block Imaging Responding to Coronavirus?

Posted by Block Imaging

Mar 13, 2020 3:11:14 PM

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While the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues, we at Block Imaging would like to share with our valued partners what we're doing as a company to keep you, your teams, and your patients safe during this pandemic.

As a global provider of medical equipment and parts and a service and mobile rental provider across the United States, we understand that we have a role to play in keeping hospitals and clinics serving patients. At the same time, we also understand that the movement of our personnel and goods through our own facilities and into yours needs to be handled with extra care. The following are the measures we're taking to provide that care:

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, Imaging Equipment Parts, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging News

Neusoft Medical Provides Diagnostic Certainty Against Coronavirus

Posted by Block Imaging

Mar 5, 2020 12:14:09 PM

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now affecting 77 countries and territories around the world. With ongoing experience detecting and treating the outbreak, medical professionals have realized the critical role of diagnostic imaging in containing the spread of the virus.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News

2 CT Scanner Videos: How to Find Slice Counts and Software Options

Posted by Block Imaging

Sep 13, 2011 10:42:00 AM

If you are looking to sell your used CT scanner and cringe when asked about slice counts and software options… life just got better!

Potential buyers (like me) are sure to ask you lots of questions like “How many slices are on the gantry and tube?” or “Does your CT have a Cardiac or Dental Option?” or "What is the software revision number?" ...and you would love to give me all the answers but, you don’t know where to look or who to ask. Until now... Check out these two killer videos that give you a way to get the answers fast.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Valuations, Selling Imaging Equipment

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