The process of changing your CT scanner moves through several big phases: picking the one that fits you best, building a budget, getting it up and running in your facility, and keeping it performing at peak levels. Each of these phases is packed with its own details and its own challenges. The links below will take you to articles that address many of these details and help you build more realistic expectations of the process. These articles are based on the experiences the Block Imaging team has had over the last 15 years of selling and installing CTs and, more recently, refurbishing and servicing them.
Walk Through Your CT Scanner Project in 13 Links
Selecting your CT
Every imaging facility is unique- specialties, traffic, user preferences all come into play. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of CT scanner equipment to accommodate these different needs. The articles below address some of the most important considerations when searching for a CT scanner.
- Questions to Ask BEFORE You Buy a Used CT Scanner
- MORE Questions to Ask BEFORE You Buy a Used CT Scanner
- Air-Cooled CT Scanners vs. Water Cooled CT Scanners
- CT Scanner Manufacturers and Models Guide
- Turning Used CT Scanners into Refurbished CT Scanners
Budgeting for your CT
These articles offer average ballpark pricing for a number of CT models. The first article is specific to GE models but, given their strong presence in the CT world, is worth checking out- even if your preferences lean toward another manufacturer.
Installing your CT
The next steps in your project will be the most complicated. There is more to the logistics of preparing your site for your new CT, getting it into the building, and installing it for use than there may initially seem. Click through on the links below to get a feel for what will be involved.
Maintaining your CT
Because this is equipment you'll be relying on, you'll want to take steps to keep up maintenance on it. Take a look at the articles below to find out how to select a service company, what you can do keep your CT running smoothly, and what you can expect to pay for service.
- How to Choose the Best CT Scanner Service Provider
- 3 CT Scanner Maintenance Tips to Easily Increase Uptime
- CT Scanner Service Cost Price Info
That's a whole lot of information, but there's still much more to know before you kick off your CT project. If you have questions about any of the steps, we're happy to help you. Contact us or check out our CT Buyer's Guide for more info.