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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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Block Imaging Acquires Platinum X-Ray Solutions

Posted by Jason Crawford

Jan 13, 2021 11:30:00 AM

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Block Imaging continues to expand in providing refurbished imaging equipment, parts, and service with the acquisition of Platinum X-Ray Solutions, an imaging field service organization serving the Houston, TX and Dallas, TX areas. This growth in field service manpower means even better response times and equipment uptime for Block Imaging clients in the region. It also brings expanded parts inventory and engineering capabilities to the existing Platinum customer base in Texas.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, X-Ray, Medical Imaging News

X-Ray Equipment Service Cost Price Info

Posted by Chris Kinnas

Nov 13, 2020 1:00:00 PM

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In a lot of ways, the X-ray machine is the cornerstone of the medical imaging field. From hospitals, to clinics, to in-home care, X-ray systems are the most widely used modality of them all. This is precisely why it's so important to have a plan in place to keep your X-ray system up and running.

To help you know what you can expect to pay annually for an X-ray service agreement through an independent service organization (ISO), we've updated this post (first published in 2016) with current average rates for a year of our most inclusive Full Service Coverage plan as well as a short list of factors that will play into determining your individual price.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, X-Ray

Do C-Arm Rentals Include Service?

Posted by Sara Condra

Oct 23, 2020 3:56:49 PM

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If you're exploring the option of renting a C-arm, you probably have questions about how your system will be supported during your rental term. These are important considerations since, for some, your rental may stretch out over many months. In this post we'll offer some clarity on the questions: Do C-arm rentals include service? And what does service look like during a C-arm rental?

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Rental

The Best Cath Lab Service for You

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Oct 14, 2020 2:24:56 PM

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Interventional cath and angio systems are not only big investments, they're a cornerstone modality in hospitals and clinics. This is why it's crucial to have the right level of service coverage for them. If you're not confident in your service coverage, few things are worse than finding out the tube or detector on your cath lab has failed and needs to be replaced.

To avoid situations like this, which can quickly rack up costs in time, money, and aggravation, you can mitigate the problem with the right service plan. Below, we'll cover a few things to consider while you shop for cath lab service. We'll also discuss three levels of coverage on the cath lab service market and what they offer in support and peace of mind.

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Topics: Cath/Angio, Imaging Equipment Service

How to Save Money on Your Next Cath Lab Purchase

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Oct 6, 2020 9:30:00 AM

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If you’re in the market for a cath lab, chances are you’re familiar with the significant costs involved with the project. While there are many factors that go into the total cost of purchasing a cath lab (construction, acquisition, installation), there is one specific factor you can approach differently to save money.

What is this sorcery, you ask? It boils down to one word: service. Keep reading, and we'll share with you how the way you protect your system with service coverage can save you thousands of dollars.

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Topics: Cath/Angio, Imaging Equipment Service

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