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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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Nicole Tervo

Nicole Tervo Nicole Tervo is a Service Coordinator at Block Imaging. She considers it her privilege to build lasting industry partnerships through outstanding service. Out of the office, Nicole can be found hunting fishing, skiing, and supporting Detroit sports.



Top Four MRI Scanner Service Problems and Solutions

Posted by Nicole Tervo

Jul 12, 2019 2:00:00 PM

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Perhaps you know what it's like when your MRI scanner is experiencing downtime; Your manager is foaming at the mouth, a line of grumpy patients is waiting at the front desk to reschedule, and that little vein that runs up the middle of your forehead is bulging like a bratwurst on the barbecue.

What can you do? Is all really lost?

Not at all! Some of the most common MRI-related problems are relatively simple to fix. So, take a deep breath (c’mon, deeper than that!) and let us blow away the MRI service blues with a knowledge bomb.

Below you’ll find four MRI service problems that have been reported to our Service Department time and again and ways to take care of them in as little time as possible.

Experiencing one of these problems right now? Click here to request MRI machine service.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, MRI

3 Benefits of Open MRI Scanners

Posted by Nicole Tervo

Jun 28, 2019 2:52:00 PM

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Whether you are looking to purchase an MRI for the first time or you are a seasoned veteran looking to replace an existing magnet, here are three reasons why you should consider purchasing an open MRI scanner:

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Topics: MRI

Top 4 C-Arm Problems and Solutions

Posted by Nicole Tervo

Apr 3, 2019 2:40:00 PM

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 “My OEC C-arm was quite an investment, so I treat it with kid gloves. With the care I take, it’ll never break down!” Yeah; and in a perfect world there’d be no taxes and dirty diapers would smell like roses.

It’s a hard fact that, until science can provide mankind with indestructible materials, equipment problems are an unfortunate eventuality. While the scientists get cracking on that one, we at Block Imaging thought we’d give you the next best thing: four of the most highly-reported OEC 9800 and 9900 C-arm maintenance problems and ways that you can help fix or prevent them.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm

How Much Does It Cost to Relocate an MRI Machine?

Posted by Nicole Tervo

Jan 30, 2018 10:15:00 AM

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Expanding? Remodeling? Moving? Whether down the hall or to another state, when the time comes for your MRI scanner to relocate to a new home, Block Imaging can manage and execute the process for you, from start to finish. Answering the question of how much the process will cost is another matter.

Relocating an MRI machine is a project involving many variables, each of which will affect overall cost. Below, we'll discuss those variables to help you know what to expect from your MRI relocation, in terms of both procedure and cost.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, MRI, Imaging Equipment Project Management

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