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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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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

MRI Machine Cost and Price Guide

Posted by Steve Rentz

Jan 28, 2020 3:15:00 PM

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MRI-Machine-Cost-Price-Guide-2019

It's a question we get every single day: "How much does an MRI machine cost?" And for good reason: an MRI scanner is both a cornerstone and, often, the most costly modality in any imaging department.

To lend some clarity on the subject, the price list below breaks down current average cost and price information for popular MRI machine models from leading manufacturers like GE, Siemens, Hitachi, Philips, and Toshiba, If you're a more visual person, you can also see the list in video format.

Click here to see current MRI machine inventory and get a custom quote.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, MRI, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Video

What to Expect During Your Cath Lab Project

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Jan 27, 2020 10:00:00 AM

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From selection, to budgeting, to installation, to ongoing maintenance- the links below will take you to articles that will walk you through the major steps of a cath lab project. These articles are based on the experiences the Block Imaging team has had over the last 23 years of selling and installing interventional equipment and, more recently, refurbishing and servicing it. 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Cath/Angio

How Much Does a PET/CT Scanner Cost?

Posted by Josh Nunez

Jan 24, 2020 10:45:00 AM

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PET-CT-Price-Guide

It's a question our team addresses several times every week: "How much does a PET/CT scanner cost?"  Well, the answer depends on a number of factors, and is seldom exactly the same from site-to-site, but we've compiled the ranges of current average pricing to help guide your search.

There is one cost factor that is more telling than any other: slice count. The more slices the CT portion of the machine can capture, the more you'll pay for it. Watch the video or read the list below to see 2020 cost information for PET/CT scanners across the full range of slice counts. 

Looking for a custom PET/CT or PET scanner cost quote? Click here to tell us about your project.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, PET/CT, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost, Video

What Happens During a Cath Lab Inspection?

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Jan 13, 2020 12:45:00 PM

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Cath Lab Inspection

People refer to interventional equipment inspections frequently in our industry but seldom identify what a thorough inspection looks like. To pull back the curtain on the process, we’ve compiled the major steps our engineering team takes when they conduct an inspection of a cath lab. There are quite a number of other steps in our 4-5 hour process as well but, in the essence of time, we’ll focus on the larger elements.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Valuations, Selling Imaging Equipment, Cath/Angio, Used Medical Imaging Equipment

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