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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

How Much Does it Cost to Lease a Philips Brilliance 64?

Posted by Paul Crawford

Jan 25, 2019 4:19:00 PM

Brilliance-64-Lease

You know you need to upgrade your facility with a refurbished CT scanner and you’ve decided to purchase a Philips Brilliance 64-slice. The question now becomes how to best leverage your financing to maintain a positive cash flow while you pay for the scanner.

We understand that it’s not always feasible to drop a large chunk of money into a single piece of equipment all at once. That’s why we'd like to point out a financing option that can help you align your business plans with your medical imaging needs. The income from your Philips Brilliance 64-slice won’t come in all at once, so why should your expenses go out all at once?

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Financing

4 Tips for Enduring the Helium Shortage in Medical Imaging

Posted by Simeon Lowe

Jan 24, 2019 5:03:33 PM

Helium-Shortage-Tips

We blogged recently about the latest shortage in helium for medical imaging. Now, for those of you affected, we want to share some strategies we've seen pay off for MRI users during previous times of scarcity. Use the three tips below to minimize the impact of the helium shortage on your imaging facility.

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Service

How Much Does It Cost to Lease a Siemens Sensation 64?

Posted by Paul Crawford

Jan 16, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Sensation-64-lease-cost

If you're reading this blog post, you already know 3 things:

1. You need to upgrade your facility's equipment

2. You can accomplish this much more affordably with a refurbished CT scanner

3. One of the systems that can best meet your CT needs is a Siemens Sensation 64-slice

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Financing

The Current State of Helium/Cryogen Supply in Medical Imaging

Posted by Simeon Lowe

Jan 15, 2019 3:07:00 PM

Helium-Shortage-MRI

Not long ago, MRI users saw a shortage in the liquid helium supply that lasted several years. This was followed, until recently, by a period of recovery as government stockpiles were opened and a portion of that stored helium was released onto the market. Now, however, there is a sort of "shortage 2.0" in effect. To help all you MRI users better understand the scenario this time around, we'll share some details about the current shortage and what you can expect from it.

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Service, medical imaging news

Orthoscan MDI vs. Orthoscan FD

Posted by Gary Dodge

Jan 11, 2019 4:53:00 PM

Orthoscan-MDI-vs-Orthoscan-FD

From an imaging chain standpoint, the Orthoscan MDI and the Orthoscan FD mini C-arms have a lot in common: kV range, mA range, detector resolution, pixel spacing. They also have a fair amount of overlap in terms of applications: podiatry, orthopedics, sports medicine. In spite of all this common ground, however, there are some big differences between these two systems that are worth noting if you're considering an Orthoscan for your next mini C-arm acquisition. Below, we'll compare the Orthoscan MDI and the Orthoscan FD side-by-side to demonstrate their separate strengths.

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Topics: C-Arm

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