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CR Reader vs. DR Panel: Speed Updating

Posted by John Maher

Sep 10, 2015 11:00:00 AM

:: 1 minute read ::

CR vs DR: Speed [up]DatingIf you've visited this blog before, there's a good chance you've seen a comparison or two regarding the decision to update your X-ray room with a CR reader, or with a digital radiology (DR) detector panel.

CR and DR have squared off in a race against the clock, they've introduced you to their very different teams, and now they're bringing their "A game" to show radiology directors how they can address the needs that matter to them (and their techs and patients) most. 


CR vs. DR: Speed [up]Dating

CR vs DR Speed [up]Dating

The Takeaway

We may have been having some fun with the comparison above, but the message is true. Choosing a DR panel is faster, clearer, and more dose efficient than a CR reader. On top of that, as you may have noticed in the video, working with a CR reader is frequently all about the CR reader- space, time, and maintenance are all things you'll spend more of.

If your interest is piqued and you'd like more information on DR panels, check out the articles below to read more:

Advantages of Wireless DR Panels for Portable X-Ray

Digital X-Ray Panel Upgrades: A Case Study

Advantages of Wireless DR Panels for R/F Rooms


Written by John Maher

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Topics: X-Ray, Video

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