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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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Which Coils and Accessories Come with a Mobile MRI Rental?

Posted by Zack Mitchell

Sep 12, 2019 2:30:00 PM

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When we talk with people looking to rent mobile MRI systems, one of the most common questions they have for us is, "Which coils and accessories will come with the system?" This is a great question, the answer to which offers a complete picture of what you'll receive on the day your mobile is delivered to your facility.

To help you know what to expect when you rent MRI, we've compiled a list of items commonly included with a mobile system. Some packages may vary depending on your provider or the manufacturer of the system, but the items on this list are almost always a given.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Rental, Mobile Imaging Equipment

Four Mobile Imaging Rental Problems and Their Solutions

Posted by Zack Mitchell

Sep 4, 2019 2:00:44 PM

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There are a lot of circumstances that lead imaging facilities to consider renting a mobile system. Some of these circumstances come with challenges that can be, to put it mildly, stress-inducing. When these challenges come up, you needn't worry- there are answers to your questions and providers who can accommodate. 

The video below shows four of the most common problems mobile imaging renters have and how they can be resolved or avoided altogether.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Rental, Mobile Imaging Equipment

How Much Does It Cost to Buy a Mobile MRI Machine?

Posted by Josh Block

Jun 6, 2019 12:51:09 PM

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We recently shared in another blog article how much it costs to rent a mobile MRI machine. Naturally, this begged the question from a number of people, "How much does it cost to buy a mobile MRI machine?" We'll answer that today.

The US mobile market is both cyclical and nuanced. In the early 2000’s, mobile route providers were growing like crazy and the supply couldn’t keep up with the demand. From 2007-2015, as many care providers brought MRI in-house, the mobile supply outweighed the demand and market pricing fell.   

Given these market dynamics, the following prices are based on mobiles that were built, refurbished, or upgraded in 2015 or later.

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Topics: MRI, Medical Imaging Equipment Price, Medical Imaging Equipment Cost, Mobile Imaging Equipment

Mobile Imaging Providers vs. Mobile Imaging Brokers

Posted by Zack Mitchell

May 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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In the mobile imaging environment there are two types of services: mobile imaging providers and mobile imaging brokers. Both have value and a purpose in connecting healthcare needs with a solution, but they aren't quite the same in how they do it. Mobile providers and brokers both take responsibility in giving access to mobile imaging equipment to healthcare providers and, ultimately, patients. The difference, then? The ownership of the imaging equipment. 

Below, we'll share how the difference between mobile imaging providers and brokers plays out for users and their needs.

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Topics: Mobile Imaging Equipment

Siemens Mobile MRI Machines Compared

Posted by Zack Mitchell

Apr 19, 2019 1:33:00 PM

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Siemens is a very popular manufacturer when it comes to which MRI machines mobile providers are installing in their trailers. Because of this, one of the questions we often receive from prospective mobile renters is, “What are the differences among Siemens’ 1.5T systems?”

To help answer that question, below we’ll compare the four 1.5T Siemens MRI systems you’re most likely to find in a mobile setting. 

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Rental, Mobile Imaging Equipment

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