Used c-arm equipment

What Used C-ARM to Buy: OEC C-Arms or Philips Pulsera C-Arms?

Top 3 Reasons to Buy Either OEC C-Arm and Philips Pulsera C-Arm Whether you are in the medical field of orthopedics, gastroenterology, cardiology or even dentistry chances are your practice requires c-arm medical imaging equipment. Two popular brands used medical equipment buyers always research are the Philips Pulsera C-Arms and OEC C-Arms. Both manufacturers of […]

Used Medical Imaging Equipment

Versatility of the Comed KMC-950 C-Arm

When caring for your patients, you want an imaging tool that can give you fast and accurate information. You want a versatile tool that can capture images from almost any angle. The Comed KMC-950 C-Arm is the right tool for the job. Built with ease of movement and use in mind, the Comed KMC-950 comes […]

Radiology Careers in High Demand Again

Here at Pacific Healthcare Imaging, we work closely with radiologists and provide them with the equipment they need to do their jobs. Fifteen years ago, in 2003, demand for radiologists peaked, according to Merritt Hawkins, one of the nation’s largest physician recruiting and placement firm. That year, it was requested more than any other specialty. With […]

Pica – A Horrifying and Fascinating Condition

More than 30 years ago, a woman by the name of Margaret Daalman came into a Rotterdam hospital complaining of a stomach ache. With a single x-ray, the answer to her problem was obvious: an enormous collection of 78 different pieces of silverware (forks and spoons) were sitting in her stomach. Surgeons quickly operated on her and […]

Risk and Reward: Balancing Radiation and Patient Health

In all medical practices and especially in radiology, patient health should be at the forefront of every procedure and act. As imaging technology continues to develop, an important question arises: is enough being done to safeguard the patient during treatment? Specifically, are the doses of radiation given through imaging minimized so that the patient is […]

The Future of Radiology

Technology in the medical sector is moving at an amazing pace, giving radiologists, doctors, and surgeons astounding accuracy when it comes to diagnosing and treating disease. Something radiologists should never fear, however, is the advancement of machine learning and automation. The human element will always be present in medicine, perhaps not in reading the images […]

The “Impact” of Sports Concussions

In recent years, the condition of concussions has fallen into center stage because of the ongoing research and lawsuits surrounding the effects concussions have had on professional NFL players. According to the National Institutes of Health, sports are the second leading cause of brain injury to people between the ages of 15 and 24 of […]

Avoiding Radiation as a Radiology Technician

Radiation has undoubtedly changed the way the medical world operates for the better. Being able to gather accurate and timely information about injuries, fractures, and much more in a non-invasive way has improved medicine a thousand-fold. For the most part, the radiation emitted by x-ray and C-arm machines is harmless to the patient. But how does a radiation technician […]

4 Signs That Your C-Arm Might Need Maintenance

Healthcare industries have some of the greatest need for fully functioning, accurate equipment. But no machine lasts forever, and they all need occasional maintenance. Often, the more complex or powerful the machine, the more costly and problematic malfunctions can be. C-Arms are one such piece of equipment; large and high-powered, they need careful maintenance to […]

3 Best Practices for Maintaining Your Portable X-Ray Machine

The accuracy and speed of many forms of medical care depend greatly on how reliable your imaging equipment is, and mobile X-Ray machines are no exception. With mobility comes additional wear and tear that has to be accounted for to maximize the uptime of the equipment and in turn their utility to doctors and patients […]