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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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Who Are the Top Mobile Imaging Providers in the US?

Posted by Zack Mitchell

Mar 28, 2019 2:50:00 PM

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The mobile market has ebbed and flowed over the last two decades. In the early 2000’s, the demand for mobile routes expanded and technology upgrades grew the need for interim mobile options. The Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) of 2005 led to a significant decline in the demand for mobile service and yet, in the last several years, need for mobiles has risen again.

This current flow in mobile imaging has led to expanding and upgrading fleets to meet the needs of customers around the nation. But not all mobile fleets are built, maintained, or managed to the same standard. If you’re considering an interim mobile solution- whether long-term rental or starting with a day or two per week on a mobile route- we want to help you find the best provider for you, whether or not it's Block Imaging. The following guide to the top names in the mobile imaging space is designed to help narrow and simplify your search for an equipment provider. 

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Rental, PET Scanners, CT Scanner, Mobile Imaging Equipment

The Best Mobile MRI for Long-Term Rental

Posted by Zack Mitchell

Mar 27, 2019 10:50:00 AM

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In an earlier post, we shared the most important questions to ask when selecting an interim mobile MRI to cover for downtime or during a change-out of scanners. But when your "interim" is longer than most (or indefinite), choosing the right mobile MRI system isn’t driven as much by the make/model of the system being replaced or the inbound equipment being installed. In these long-term scenarios, the decision takes on more nuance. Regardless of the reason for deploying a mobile for a stint longer than 6 months, the following are our recommendations by category.

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Rental, Mobile Imaging Equipment

Do Mobile Imaging Rentals Come with Service Coverage?

Posted by Mackenzie Dryer

Nov 29, 2018 10:35:00 AM

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When people contact us to discuss renting mobile MRI, CT, or PET/CT systems, one of the first questions they ask- after "How much does a mobile rental cost?"- is whether or not a rental includes service and, if so, what they can expect from that coverage. The answer to the front half of that question is generally yes. When you rent an imaging system, most rental providers (like Block Imaging) include service coverage throughout your rental term. 

What you can expect from your rental service coverage, however, looks a little different from provider to provider. To give you an idea of what types of service features might be included in a mobile imaging rental agreement, we'll break down what's provided when you rent from Block Imaging as an example. We'll also cover a few things you can expect from the experience.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, Mobile Imaging Equipment

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Mobile MRI?

Posted by Josh Block

Jul 28, 2017 1:06:00 PM

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Whether you need to keep scanning during a renovation, test your market for referral traffic, or simply catch some overflow that your current scanner can't handle, renting a mobile MRI could be exactly the solution you're looking for.

And, since this solution has already occurred to you, your next course of action was a quick Google search to find out how much such a thing might cost. Good thinking, you! Keep reading to find the current average costs of renting a mobile MRI, as well as a few other things that you should keep in mind as you enter the process.

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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Rental, Mobile Imaging Equipment

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