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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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Three Reasons to Rent a Hologic Dimensions 3D Tomo Mammography System

Posted by Jason Block

Jun 12, 2020 5:41:17 PM

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While some facilities might have the budget comfort to dive right into purchasing a Dimensions 3D Tomo system, most of us are more inclined to wade into the waters more slowly and cautiously. What's the best way to do that? It might just be to start with a rental. Below you'll find three reasons we think you'll benefit from a slower start in 3D Tomo with the rental of a Dimensions 3D.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Rental, Mammography

What Is the Best Price for Quality Mammo Equipment Service?

Posted by Chris Kinnas

Apr 28, 2020 3:00:00 PM

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Mammography screening is the first, and best line of defense in detecting breast cancer early. This is why having a maintenance and repair plan in place for your mammography equipment is so important. When you have a plan, your facility can keep equipment downtime to a minimum, keep reimbursements, and reduce costs on replacement parts.

We've compiled average pricing in 2020 for one year of our most inclusive mammo service coverage plan, compared to the cost of similar coverage from the major mammography manufacturers. We've also broken down a few of the key factors that will be a part of determining your individual price, so you can know what to expect from independent service organizations as you plan and shop for your mammography machine's future maintenance and repair.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, Mammography

4 Benefits of Hologic Dimensions Mammo with Affirm Breast Biopsy

Posted by Jason Block

Feb 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM

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As mammography equipment continues its gradual shift away from 2D systems to 3D, there's another type of equipment that's shifting along with it: breast biopsy systems. In light of this shift, we want to highlight an equipment combo that offers the one-two punch of 3D screening and stereotactic biopsy in a single unit. 

In the short video below, our mammography Product Manager, Jason Block explains four ways that mammography facilities can benefit when they choose to use a Hologic Dimensions 3D Tomo mammo system with an Affirm breast biopsy attachment.

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Topics: Mammography

Digital Mammography Equipment Price/Cost Info

Posted by Jason Block

Feb 6, 2020 3:30:00 PM

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Purchasing a digital mammography system is a significant capital equipment expenditure. This is especially true if you don't consider the options and the savings available on the secondary market. Digital systems from some of the most prominent manufacturers in women's health are available refurbished at significantly lower prices than buying new,

The video below reveals average pricing in 2020 for the most popular digital mammography equipment available on the secondary market from both GE and Hologic. We'll also discuss what you can expect from premium late models as they begin to gradually emerge from their original ownership. Price points listed here include delivery, installation, and a one-year service agreement for domestic buyers.

Click here for a custom quote on digital mammography systems.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost, Mammography

Hologic Selenia Detector Cost, Lifespan, and Replacement

Posted by Beka Waldron

Oct 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

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A dependable digital mammography unit is the cornerstone of any women's health department. Among the leaders in the digital mammo modality is the Hologic Selenia series.

While the Selenia's performance has earned it this place of favor, it's still subject to some of the same service and maintenance pratfalls of any digital X-ray equipment. One of the most serious among these is the eventuality of digital detector failure.

To help all you Selenia users out there prepare for this a little better, we've compiled information from the experiences of our parts and service teams and the facilities they serve to bring you typical cost, lifespan, and replacement information for your Hologic Selenia digital detector.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Parts, Mammography

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