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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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MRI Machine Cost and Price Guide

Posted by Steve Rentz

May 24, 2019 2:45:00 PM

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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

Incoterms: Rules for Moving a Medical Device

Posted by Micah Plimpton

Apr 17, 2019 12:47:48 PM

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Moving a medical imaging device can be a big undertaking, both logistically and in terms of paperwork and regulatory compliance. Fortunately, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has provided some rules, known as Incoterms, to help. When used properly, Incoterms facilitate smooth transactions between trade partners. Below, we’ll share the Incoterms most relevant to imaging equipment transactions in more detail and discuss how they help buyers and sellers get equipment where it needs to go, safely.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, Imaging Equipment Project Management

Top 4 C-Arm Problems and Solutions

Posted by Nicole Trevo

Apr 3, 2019 2:40:00 PM

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 “My OEC C-arm was quite an investment, so I treat it with kid gloves. With the care I take, it’ll never break down!” Yeah; and in a perfect world there’d be no taxes and dirty diapers would smell like roses.

It’s a hard fact that, until science can provide mankind with indestructible materials, equipment problems are an unfortunate eventuality. While the scientists get cracking on that one, we at Block Imaging thought we’d give you the next best thing: four of the most highly-reported OEC 9800 and 9900 C-arm maintenance problems and ways that you can help fix or prevent them.

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

Interventional Radiology Equipment: GE Innova 2100 vs 3100 vs 4100

Posted by Kenn Dextrom

Sep 21, 2018 11:55:57 AM

Over the last decade and a half, technological advances in Interventional Radiology (IR) have made dramatic changes in the world of surgery and cardiology. Siemens, Toshiba, Philips, and GE have all made major investments in developing flat panel, digital solutions. Today, we're going to highlight the differences between models in the GE Innova Interventional family

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Imaging Equipment Solutions, Cath/Angio

Challenges and Changes in Medical Imaging: Insights from a 20-Year Veteran

Posted by Josh Block

Aug 24, 2018 12:23:58 PM

Imaging Insights Interview

Between advancing technology, legislative measures, and good, old-fashioned marketplace competition, challenges and changes in the medical imaging field have a way of coming up frequently and, sometimes, unexpectedly. We sat down recently with our colleague, Richard Hummel, a medical imaging professional with over 20 years of experience- from being a rad tech, to the GPO setting, to OEM sales, to third-party sales- to hear some of his thoughts on the current imaging landscape and a few things that will help imaging practitioners and facilities navigate it.

Watch the clip below to see the interview and find out more about handling the challenges and changes going on in imaging now.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

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