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DEXA Bone Densitometer Price Guide

Posted by Jason Block

Jan 30, 2020 11:15:00 AM

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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

3 Flexible Medical Equipment Service Plans for MRI, CT, X-Ray, and More

Posted by Chris Kinnas

Oct 4, 2019 3:30:00 PM

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From where to have lunch to when to retire, life is filled with decisions that require careful consideration. Not the least of these is how to protect your CT, MRI, X-ray, or other medical imaging equipment with service and maintenance coverage.

No two imaging facilities are exactly alike, and that's why there is some flexibility among the plans you'll find on the service market. To help reduce your legwork as you enter the service market, we'll cover here three common imaging equipment service plans offered by service providers.

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Topics: PET/CT, Nuclear Camera, Imaging Equipment Solutions, Cath/Angio, Imaging Equipment Service, MRI, C-Arm, X-Ray, DEXA, Mammography

How Much Does It Cost to Lease a DEXA Bone Density Machine?

Posted by Jason Block

Aug 27, 2019 10:09:00 AM

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There is no doubt that DEXA bone densitometry has a significant impact on the diagnosis of osteoporosis and the management of osteoporosis care. Still, a challenge remains in finding ways to balance the clinical and economic utility of the modality as reimbursements continue to hover in the basement.

For those looking to serve patients by adding or upgrading a current bone density system, leasing is an option that can help strike the aforementioned balance by spreading the capital cost of DEXA equipment across 36, 48, or even 60 months.  

The average monthly lease rates outlined in the chart below include refurbished GE and Hologic DEXA bone density systems. 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, DEXA

Your Used Hologic or GE Lunar Bone Densitometer is Worth...

Posted by Jason Block

Aug 16, 2019 3:35:00 PM

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When it comes to women’s health and bone densitometers, GE and Hologic are without a doubt the dominant players. If you have one in your facility and are looking to upgrade, there may be a significant chunk of cash value in it- or at least a chance to have it removed at no cost.

These opportunities are why we've put together a video guide to help you learn what your used bone densitometer model is typically worth in today's secondary market. After the video, read on for some selling tips that can help you maximize your system's value when you're ready to sell.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Valuations, DEXA

DEXA Body Composition Scanning: Missed Potential for Patients and Imaging Centers?

Posted by Jason Block

Jun 19, 2019 2:20:00 PM

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One of the main goals of the medical profession is to improve patient health in as many ways as possible with the equipment at hand. Sometimes though, it can be easy to overlook some of the potential applications of our equipment and, thereby, miss out on the potential benefits. One such case is using bone density scanners (aka dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry or, DEXA scanners) to measure body composition.

We won't say that nobody is using this tool, its use has actually been on the rise, but we will say that it is still, in many cases, an underused option on DEXA scanners that can help guide patients to healthier lifestyle decisions and imaging facilities to untapped value-adding opportunities. Below, we'll discuss why DEXA body comp is overlooked and which health professionals stand to gain the most by unlocking its potential.

Click here to tell us your DEXA needs and get a quote started.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, DEXA

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