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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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Jason Block

Jason Block Jason Block is the Product Manager for Women’s Health Equipment at Block Imaging. Along with coaching and participating in sports and fitness, Jason loves to help, challenge, and empower people as they make decisions about their medical imaging equipment.



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

Posted by Jason Block

Jul 21, 2020 4:00:00 PM

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There's never been a better time for breast cancer screening providers to consider upgrading to 3D tomo mammography. Early adopters of 3D tomo have been leveraging the technology to get greater accuracy and fewer unnecessary callbacks for several years. On top of the accuracy gains, most insurance payers now cover 3D tomo reimbursement rates.

It seems like the cost of 3D tomo equipment is the only barrier to entry that's still hanging around, but there's good news on that front too. If you're looking to get into 3D tomo mammography on a shoe-string budget, there's an option that can get you started for a more manageable rate. For your consideration: try leasing a GE Essential 3D Tomo unit with Senoclaire.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Financing, Mammography

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

Posted by Jason Block

Jun 12, 2020 5:41:17 PM

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While some facilities might have the budget comfort to dive right into purchasing a Dimensions 3D Tomo system, most of us are more inclined to wade into the waters more slowly and cautiously. What's the best way to do that? It might just be to start with a rental. Below you'll find three reasons we think you'll benefit from a slower start in 3D Tomo with the rental of a Dimensions 3D.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Rental, Mammography

4 Benefits of Hologic Dimensions Mammo with Affirm Breast Biopsy

Posted by Jason Block

Feb 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM

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As mammography equipment continues its gradual shift away from 2D systems to 3D, there's another type of equipment that's shifting along with it: breast biopsy systems. In light of this shift, we want to highlight an equipment combo that offers the one-two punch of 3D screening and stereotactic biopsy in a single unit. 

In the short video below, our mammography Product Manager, Jason Block explains four ways that mammography facilities can benefit when they choose to use a Hologic Dimensions 3D Tomo mammo system with an Affirm breast biopsy attachment.

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Topics: Mammography

Digital Mammography Equipment Price/Cost Info

Posted by Jason Block

Feb 6, 2020 3:30:00 PM

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digital-mammo-price-guide

Purchasing a digital mammography system is a significant capital equipment expenditure. This is especially true if you don't consider the options and the savings available on the secondary market. Digital systems from some of the most prominent manufacturers in women's health are available refurbished at significantly lower prices than buying new,

The video below reveals average pricing in 2020 for the most popular digital mammography equipment available on the secondary market from both GE and Hologic. We'll also discuss what you can expect from premium late models as they begin to gradually emerge from their original ownership. Price points listed here include delivery, installation, and a one-year service agreement for domestic buyers.

Click here for a custom quote on digital mammography systems.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost, Mammography

DEXA Bone Densitometer Price Guide

Posted by Jason Block

Jan 30, 2020 11:15:00 AM

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DEXA-Price-Guide

Are you shopping for a bone densitometer? We thought you might be, what with you clicking your way into this blog and all. We also know that finding the information you need to build your equipment budget can be far easier said than done. That is why we have compiled 2020 pricing ranges for refurbished DEXA bone units made by the two major players in the field: GE and Hologic.

Watch the short video guide below to get price ranges for GE and Hologic DEXA systems and systems with advanced features like visceral fat detection, as well as more information on networking and support for units running Windows XP or Windows 7 operating systems.

Models covered include:

  • GE Prodigy and iDXA
  • Hologic Discovery and Horizon
  • And more!

Ready for a more detailed quote? Click here to request DEXA system pricing.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, DEXA, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost

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