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

Posted by Chad Seelye

Oct 4, 2017 9:15:00 AM

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As is the case with all equipment that uses X-ray technology, the X-ray tube on the GE Essential digital mammography system will require replacement periodically over the course of its life. If you're a veteran to the imaging world, this is a reality you're probably all too familiar with.

As you begin what is, hopefully, a long and fruitful relationship with your GE Essential, it'll be helpful for you to know how long you can expect your X-ray tube to last as well as how much you can expect to spend when the time comes to replace it. To that end, we've compiled the details below based on the experiences of our engineering team and our service customers, as well as current pricing on the parts market.

Need to order a tube or other mammography parts now? Click here to request your parts.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Parts, Mammography

MRI Coil Price Cost Guide

Posted by Chad Seelye

Sep 15, 2017 10:48:00 AM

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If you’re an MRI user who would like to expand the scanning capabilities at your facility, you’re going to need to invest in some additional coils. We can't promise that upgrading your stable of coils will be cheap, but we can help you get the process started with a little basic budget building. 

Below you’ll find current average pricing for a variety of MRI coils, both new and refurbished.

Already know which coils you need? Click here to request a quote!

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Parts, Parts & Service

OEC 9800 Parts and Service Costs

Posted by Chad Seelye

Aug 31, 2017 3:55:00 PM

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If you are considering purchasing an OEC 9800 C-arm, one of the biggest questions on your mind (after how much the system costs) is what your potential parts and service costs might be as you maintain your system over the years. That’s an extremely wise thing to wonder about! At some point, even the most carefully used equipment will need to have maintenance or repairs and replacement parts.

Because every C-arm owner's number will come up someday for repairs and replacements, we’ve compiled the following list to help you build parts and service cost expectations for your OEC 9800. Below, find current average prices for the most expensive OEC 9800 parts as well as service coverage at three different levels. 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Parts, Parts & Service

OEC C-arm Laser Aimers: 5 Reasons to Get One

Posted by Chad Seelye

Aug 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Purchasing and operating an OEC C-arm is a sizeable investment; the machine itself, protective gear for the operator, ongoing service, etc. So, when an equipment vendor suggests you purchase an additional accessory for your C-arm, your gut reaction is probably something like, “Thanks, but no thanks!”

We’ve heard that reaction before and we definitely get it. At the same time, there are some good reasons to hold that thought and consider adding an OEC laser aimer to your C-arm. Find five reasons right here:

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Parts, Used Medical Imaging Equipment

CT Tube Replacement Price Cost Guide

Posted by Chad Seelye

Apr 7, 2017 10:28:31 AM

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Replacing a CT scanner's X-ray tube is an eventuality for any facility that uses the technology- an eventuality that doesn't always happen according to typical lifespan expectations, and doesn't always happen at your budgetary "high tide". Because of this fact, it pays to be aware of the options you have to replace your CT tube for less.

To help you know what to expect when you need to replace your CT tube, we've compiled current price averages for some of the most popular CT tubes in use right now, including low to moderate use used tubes, new after-market tubes (where applicable), and- for comparison's sake- brand-new OEM tubes.

Need a tube now? Click here to submit your request.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Parts, Parts & Service, CT Scanner

    

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