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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 MRI Machine Models and Reviews

Posted by Steve Rentz

Sep 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Looking for a 1.5T GE MRI machine? Great! Now, which model do you choose? What makes the most sense for your MRI project, and your MRI budget?

By now, you’ve probably realized that making sense of the different models offered by each manufacturer can be a daunting task, and GE is certainly no exception.  Let’s take a look under the hood and break down the most popular 1.5T GE MRI models, starting with the newest.

Have a model in mind already? Click here to browse our inventory of MRI machines. 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, MRI

Hologic Selenia Dimensions 3D Tomo Lease Rates

Posted by Jason Block

Sep 27, 2018 10:34:34 AM

Hologic Dimensions 3D Lease

Since its release in 2010-11, the Hologic Dimensions 3D Tomo has been a leader in the women’s health arena, particularly when it comes diagnosing cancer in women with dense breasts. With 3D tomo mammography becoming the gold standard, and with prices coming down significantly, there is now a second wave of buyers who were not ready to buy new in 2010-11, but are now ready to purchase a pre-owned system, and looking for options to finance. The good news for them: leasing options are available.

Check out the short video clip below to see lease pricing for a Hologic Selenia Dimensions 3D Tomo unit. With a variety of service coverage plans, leasing terms, and monthly payments, one of the options below may be a good fit for your organization.

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

Philips Allura FD10 vs. Allura FD20 Cath/Angio Comparison

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Sep 26, 2018 4:13:00 PM

fd10 vs fd20

The Philips Allura FD20 and FD10 may be similar in appearance at a glance, but they are very different machines in a number of ways. The main difference between them is the work they are used for. The FD10 is primarily a cardiac system. It does have some options that may allow for light peripheral work, but cardiac studies are what it was designed for. The FD20 was designed, when equipped with the appropriate software, to handle a much broader spectrum of applications, including (but not limited to): angio, cardiac, neuro, and vascular.

To keep you better informed about where each of these systems shines, we've compiled a short list of the most relevant similarities and differences between the FD10 and the FD20 below.

 


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Topics: Cath/Angio

Interventional Radiology Equipment: GE Innova 2100 vs 3100 vs 4100

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Sep 21, 2018 11:55:57 AM

Over the last decade and a half, technological advances in Interventional Radiology (IR) have made dramatic changes in the world of surgery and cardiology. Siemens, Toshiba, Philips, and GE have all made major investments in developing flat panel, digital solutions. Today, we're going to highlight the differences between models in the GE Innova Interventional family

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, Cath/Angio

C-View Software for Hologic Mammography

Posted by Jason Block

Sep 20, 2018 4:00:07 PM

Hologic Dimensions C-View Software

If increasing patient comfort and reducing overall radiation dose are among the goals at your facility, Hologic's C-View software for Dimensions 3D is a valuable tool that can help you get there. If you're considering a Hologic Dimensions 3D mammography system, we suggest consulting with your provider about getting one equipped with C-View.  We'll share more about how it works below.

Watch the short video clip below to learn more about how C-View software brings more comfort, lower radiation dose, and time savings to your patients and your team.


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Topics: Mammography

    
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