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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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Philips Brightview System Review

Posted by Josh Nunez

Nov 7, 2018 3:49:45 PM

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Brightview Review

Are you looking for a general purpose nuclear camera? One with modern software, reliable detectors, and ready parts availability? Do you have a standing relationship with a Philips-savvy service engineer? To that end, we submit the Philips Brightview for your consideration.

The factors we just mentioned are all good reasons for camera buyers to look into a Brightview, and they're not the only advantages you'll find on its spec sheet, but on top of that the model presents a solid value for Philips-heavy facilities because of the unique moment in which we find the camera market. Keep reading for more on both sides of the Philips Brightview.

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Topics: Nuclear Camera

Scintron vs. CVIT

Posted by Josh Nunez

Feb 27, 2017 11:02:43 AM

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When you're looking for a PET scanner, the computers and software are, in many ways, just as important as the scanner itself. Scintron and CVIT are two PET workstation suites you're likely to hear about on the market. The two products certainly have some things in common, but there are big differences as well as areas where each shines.

Keep reading to see how these two workstation suites measure up in terms of functionality, scanning speed, manufacturer compatibility,  and cost.

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Topics: PET/CT, Nuclear Camera

Preparing for your Nuclear Camera Removal

Posted by Greg Minton

Nov 6, 2015 11:33:55 AM

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So - whether your medical imaging team is upgrading its equipment, shifting the focus of its services, or (sadly) moving on to other endeavors altogether, the time has come for you to sell your nuclear camera. Now, since selling a nuclear camera isn't something most people do every day, you're wondering what it looks like to get one of these things out of your building. Frankly, because every building comes with its own unique features and challenges, we're wondering the same thing. This is precisely why before every removal, we conduct a thorough inspection of your site and your system.

To help you anticipate what will be going on before and during your nuclear camera's fond farewell, we've outlined how we handle nuclear camera inspection and removal below.

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Topics: Nuclear Camera, Imaging Equipment Project Management

2014 Joint Commission Standards: CT, Nuclear, PET, MRI

Posted by Trish Payne

May 2, 2014 5:01:00 PM

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Starting this summer, all Joint Commission-accredited organizations that provide services in CT, nuclear medicine, PET, and MRI will be subject to new standards. The first of these standards will go into effect on July 1st and others will roll out gradually throughout the remainder of the year and on into 2015.

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Topics: PET/CT, Nuclear Camera, MRI, PET Scanners, Medical Imaging Compliance

Nuclear Camera Site Preparation

Posted by Danny Fisher

Apr 2, 2014 3:00:38 PM

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Nuclear_Camera_Site_PrepPreparing your facility to receive any new piece of medical imaging equipment can be a process with a lot of moving parts. Preparing for a nuclear camera is no exception. 

Here at Block Imaging, our Project Management Team has worked alongside dozens of sites to see their buildings prepped and their nuclear cameras installed. For those of you who are just beginning a nuclear camera project, we've compiled a list of recommendations that will help make your preparations quicker and more thorough. Take a look and see what you can do to be ready for your delivery day.

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Topics: Nuclear Camera, Imaging Equipment Project Management

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