Having spent thirteen years of my career with a major medical imaging OEM, in diverse roles, I've had the opportunity to build a thorough and integrated vantage point on the separate strengths of many equipment manufacturers serving the imaging field. When my background comes up in conversations, buyers often ask me my opinion on various OEMs/providers and the overall value proposition of their equipment; essentially, "Whose systems would you buy?" This happens often enough that I want to take the next few paragraphs to put those opinions and observations down more permanently.
Keep in mind, when I choose to speak positively about a given OEM in a particular area, I do not mean to imply anything negative about another OEM. My goal is to share with you which manufacturers are shining in each of the major imaging modalities, right now.