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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

Chris Sharrock

Chris Sharrock is the Fluoroscopy Product Manager at Block Imaging. Sometimes referred to as the “The C-Arm Guy”, Chris has a passion for music, fitness and genuinely enjoys helping others make decisions about c-arms and fluoroscopy equipment. You can download Chris’ very popular “C-Arm Buyer’s Guide” or connect with him here.
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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

C-Arm Cost Price Guide [2018 Update]

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Mar 7, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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When we talk to people about purchasing their next (or maybe first) C-arm system, the question of cost is generally one of the first to arise.

To help answer that question, see the video below for a simple breakdown of cost and price information for popular C-arm models from leading manufacturers, including:

Already have a system in mind? Click here to tell us about your project and get a custom quote.

 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm

How Much Does a C-Arm Rental Cost?

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Feb 6, 2018 1:58:54 PM

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An interim C-arm rental can make good sense in a lot of different scenarios. Most often, when people talk to us about a rental, one of the following is true:

• You need to test your market to know if buying a C-arm will be a good investment for you.

• Your current C-arm is down for repair and you don't expect it back up anytime soon.

• You are running a training/continuing education course and need C-arms to demonstrate procedures. 

• You are working to pare down a backlog of patients.

• You have money in the operating budget, but not so much in the capital budget.

Whatever the reason, consider the following costs to make your C-arm rental work for you.

Ready to request a rental? Click here to let us know what you need.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Rental, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost

What Is the Best C-Arm for Kyphoplasty, ESI, and Facet Injections?

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Jan 31, 2018 2:17:05 PM

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The C-arm capabilities needed to perform kyphoplasty, epidural steroid injections (ESI), and facet injections are relatively basic. This means there are a lot of options available that can handle the work, at a lot of different price points. So how much capability is too much? Are there models with too little? Where's the equipment "sweet spot" for docs that want treat pain with kypho, ESI, and facet?

Below, we'll dive into what you should look for in a pain management system to serve patients well without paying for features you won't need.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm

OEC 8800 vs. OEC 9800

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Oct 25, 2017 1:08:00 AM

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Side-by-side, it’s clear that the OEC 8800 and the OEC 9800 c-arm are related. A lot of the similarities are immediately apparent; the color schemes, the layout of the control panels, the design of the monitor carts- all the same.

On the other hand, there are a number of differences that don’t stick out so much...

Here’s a deeper look at exactly how the OEC 9800 and 8800 are alike, how they’re different, and where we see each enjoy the most success:

Looking for a quote on an OEC 8800? Click here to submit your request!

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment

    
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