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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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Imaging Equipment Demos: What’s Involved?

Posted by Josh Block

Jan 2, 2013 10:06:00 AM

Hardly a week goes by where we’re not asked about demonstrating a piece of equipment. C-arms, mini c-arms, portable X-rays, ultrasounds; it’s like test driving a car, right?  Just throw on a dealer plate, Xerox your driver’s license, and feel the wind in your hair on the open road!  Well, not so much.  

So what does a demo really involve? 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, Imaging Equipment Financing

Medicare CR 7502, Reimbursement, & the Imaging Equipment Market

Posted by Darrin Dodge

Aug 10, 2012 4:04:00 PM

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, medical imaging news, Imaging Equipment Financing

Can a Hospital GPO Save You Money on Refurbished Imaging Equipment?

Posted by David McAndrews

Apr 16, 2012 9:46:00 AM

I’ve met many GPO equipment planners, purchasing directors and various other employees connected to Group Purchasing Organizations. All are looking to accomplish the same thing: to provide quality products for their constituents and earn a living for themselves and their companies. To these ends they’ve been effective over the years. The GPO strategy makes sense for many different products that medical facilities acquire and consume on a daily basis. The challenge presented is with regard to high-dollar, infrequently purchased items like imaging equipment such as CT scannersMRI, and Digital X-ray.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Financing

3 Tips for Financing Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Dan Sutter

Feb 24, 2012 4:23:00 PM

Ah, banks. Can't live with them, can't live without them. While your local bank may do a great job of providing working capital for your hospital or imaging center, they will likely look at you with blank stares if you ask about financing refurbished medical imaging equipment like MRI machines, CT scanners, PET/CT, Cath/Angio Labs or C-Arms.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Financing, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost

NEW vs. USED... 10 Reasons to Buy New Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Bruce Block

Sep 28, 2011 9:19:00 PM

Boy how the world of medical imaging equipment has changed over the last 10 years!  In 2002, reimbursements were high, free standing imaging centers were booming and the margin generated within hospital radiology departments was second to none. The thought back then was... Refurbished equipment, really? 

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, Imaging Equipment Service, Imaging Equipment Parts, Imaging Equipment Financing

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