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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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C-Arm Service Cost Price Info

Posted by Chris Kinnas

Mar 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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Whether you're a veteran, a rookie, or still shopping for the best system, if you plan to use a C-arm, another thing you have to plan for is how you're going to keep it up and running as consistently as possible. For maximum uptime, you'll need to arrange a service agreement. But how much should you expect to spend for that agreement? We're here to help you build a realistic budget by revealing some average price ranges you’re likely to find as you shop around for C-arm service coverage (see the table at the end).

Before we get to the numbers, we want to explain what is considered when service contract quotes are being built. This is important because what you will actually pay for service depends on these factors. 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm

What's Next for the OEC 9800?

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Mar 6, 2019 12:33:35 PM

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As we continue into the twentieth year since the OEC 9800 C-arm was brought to market, many folks are beginning to ask if the model might be nearing end of life status and how long we believe support for it will continue. When these questions come up, we maintain a position of confidence in support, parts and service, and technology for the 9800 for years to come. The following are a few of the reasons why.

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Topics: C-Arm

Ordering OEC 9800 and 9900 Interconnect Cables

Posted by Beka Waldron

Mar 1, 2019 4:05:15 PM

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It's no secret that the OEC 9800 and 9900 C-arms are very similar systems. We've already discussed the overlap in functionality and features they share, but there's another level of overlap that is helpful for users of either model to know about: replacement parts.

Today, we're going to tell you all about sharing interconnect cables between the OEC 9800 and the OEC 9900. Keep reading to find part numbers, average pricing, and the one simple step that lets you safely use the 9800 cable on the 9900 system.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Parts

I Bought a C-Arm. What Do I Need to Do Next?

Posted by Micah Plimpton

Feb 22, 2019 3:40:00 PM

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Between the time you purchase your C-arm system and the time you can scan your first patient with it, there are a number of things that need to happen. Some of these responsibilities fall to your equipment provider, but others will fall to you and/or your team.

Below you'll find which responsibilities are yours, which are your installer's, and a few tips that will help you prepare for the arrival of your C-arm and begin serving patients with it sooner.

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Topics: C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Project Management, Medical Imaging Compliance

What You Need to Know About the Siemens Cios Spin

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Feb 21, 2019 3:10:00 PM

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Perhaps the most exciting C-arm announced at RSNA 2018 was the Siemens Cios Spin. Siemens has been at the forefront of 3D C-arm technology for a decade or so and, with this latest release, it seems they have plans to stay there. Even from a distance this unit is impressive, so let’s "open up the hood" and look a little closer.

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Topics: C-Arm

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