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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.

~ Block Imaging Team

Portable X-Ray Rental: 3 Reasons Why

Posted by Devinn LoVette

Jul 6, 2018 10:30:00 AM

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Portable X-ray systems are mainstays at hospitals, urgent care centers, and clinics alike. Many portable models are highly durable, reliable, and long-lasting, making them an asset that retains value for quite some time. Sometimes though, it might not make good economic sense to purchase one outright.

We'll discuss some of the scenarios where purchase might not be a good fit below, and share with you why considering a portable X-ray rental might be better.

Need a rental now? Click here to request a portable X-ray system.

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Topics: X-ray, Imaging Equipment Rental

Urgent Care X-Ray Package Price Guide

Posted by Devinn LoVette

Jun 14, 2018 10:03:00 AM

Urgent Care X-Ray Packages

When it comes to diagnostic imaging, an X-ray machine is the bread and butter of any urgent care facility. This makes reliability and smooth workflow crucial characteristics of a potential equipment purchase. On the other hand, the functional needs and patient volumes of urgent care don't often justify the cost of "latest and greatest", hospital-grade systems. Fortunately, there is a middle ground.

In the short clip below, you'll see spec and pricing for two X-ray equipment packages, hand-picked to offer the best overall value for doctors and patients in an urgent care setting.



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Topics: X-ray

X-Ray Equipment Service Cost Price Info

Posted by Stephen Loomis

Jun 11, 2018 2:44:00 PM

In a lot of ways, the X-ray machine is the cornerstone of the medical imaging field. From hospitals, to clinics, to in-home care, X-ray systems are the most widely used modality of them all. This is precisely why it's so important to have a plan in place to keep your X-ray system up and running.

To help you know what you can expect to pay annually for an X-ray service agreement through an independent service organization (ISO), we've updated this post (first published in 2016) with current average rates for a year of our most inclusive Full Service Coverage plan as well as a short list of factors that will play into determining your individual price.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, X-ray

Do I Need Lead Lining for My R/F Room, Rad Room, X-ray or C-Arm?

Posted by Jordan Batterbee

May 25, 2018 10:24:00 AM

Lead Lining 2018

Almost daily, someone asks us: "Do I need to put lead-lined walls around my imaging system?"

We're asked about rad rooms, R/F rooms, C-arms- any modality that produces X-rays. The answer isn't as clear as most of us would prefer and depends heavily on three main factors. We'll share those factors below as well as a helpful tool to help you learn more.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, C-Arm, X-ray

DR Panel Comparison: Vieworks ViVIX N vs. Konica AeroDR Premium

Posted by Devinn LoVette

May 2, 2018 4:51:00 PM

vivix n vs aerodr

DR panel buyers have a lot of options these days. So, in a wide field of choices, what's the best pick? To help you decide, we're comparing two popular models: the Vieworks ViVIX N and the Konica AeroDR Premium.

Take a peek at the specifications below to see which of these panels will fit better for your clinical needs and your budget.

Already have a model in mind? Click here to get a quote on a DR panel.



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Topics: X-ray

    
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