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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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MRI Coil Damage Prevention 101

Posted by Stephen Loomis

Jul 5, 2018 2:55:00 PM

Proper MRI Coil Handling

When it comes to MRI machines, our service team has dealt with just about any kind of hiccup, setback, or outright failure you can imagine. What you might not imagine is how many of these problems can be traced back to damage caused by mishandling of coils.

The short video below features recommendations for handling MRI coils safely to prevent damage, preserve image quality, and save you and your team the cost and hassle of downtime.

Need MRI coil repair or replacement? Click here to request! 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, MRI, Imaging Equipment Parts

Extremity MRI Scanner Price Cost Guide [2018]

Posted by Steve Rentz

Jun 22, 2018 10:21:00 AM

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If your facility is in the market for an extremity MRI scanner, one of the first questions that probably came to your mind was, "How much does an extremity MRI cost?" Considering the fact that these systems come in four different categories that can range widely in price this is an excellent question- one that we'll answer in our 2018 update to the pricing video and chart below.

Have a model in mind? Click here to view our current extremity MRI inventory.

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

How to Sell Your MRI Machine

Posted by Richard Hummel

May 11, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Selling MRI Gantry

A reliable MRI machine is a cornerstone modality in any medical imaging equipment stable, especially when that reliability is coupled with recent advances in technology. Of course, advanced technology isn't always easy on your budget. The good news is, the reliable, used MRI machine that's already sitting in your facility may still hold significant value.

If you find yourself preparing to upgrade your MRI scanner to a more advanced platform, here are a few keys to selling your existing system that will help offset the cost and clear the way.

Click here to tell us about your system and find out its value.



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Topics: Selling Imaging Equipment, MRI, Used Medical Imaging Equipment

Siemens Matrix Coils: What They Are, How You Benefit

Posted by Steve Rentz

Apr 13, 2018 4:31:16 PM

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Most of the time, MRI coils are simply called by the body part they're used to image; head coil, spine coil, breast coil, etc. That's why when people come across Siemens Matrix coils for the first time, there are usually some questions about what they are and what they do.

The short video below will give you a brief explanation of what makes Matrix coils unique from other MRI coils, as well as a rundown of how you, your facility, and your patients can benefit from using them.


Need a replacement Matrix coil now? Click here to request one!



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Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Parts

MRI Machine Cost and Price Guide [2018 Update]

Posted by Steve Rentz

Apr 3, 2018 11:07:00 AM

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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 scroll down a touch further and 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

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