Diagnostic Radiologists

diagnostic radiologists
Diagnostic Radiologists are medical doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging (radiology) procedures (exams/tests) such as X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound.

Radiologists complete at least 13 years of training, including medical school, a four-year residency, and most often, an additional one- or two-year fellowship of very specialized training, such as radiation oncology, pediatric radiology, or interventional radiology. They are certified by the American Board of Radiology, and they have exacting requirements for continuing medical education throughout their practicing years.

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KMC-950 C-Arm

KMC-950 C-Arm

KMC-950 C-Arm allows the user to perform most c-arm procedures.  With the ease of movement and positioning, the KMC-950 c-arm machine allows for fast alignment when used with an imaging table. X-ray image intensifier on the Comed KMC-9 50 comes standard with 1Kx 1K digital flat-screen monitors. This C-Arm doesn’t require batteries, unlike similar systems…

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Patient Health Using Radiology

patient health using radiology

Patient Heath using radiology should be at the forefront for all procedures and acts in all medical practices and facilities.   As imaging technology continues to develop, important questions arises: Is enough being done to safeguard the patient during treatment? Are the doses of radiation given through imaging minimized so that the patient is sufficiently cared…

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Major C-Arm Manufacturers

major c-arm manufacturers

Major C-Arm Manufacturers: GE-OEC The GE-OEC 9900 is by far the most popular C-arm in the United States. Most surveys show that 7 out of 10 mobile C-arms in use in the US are GE-OEC C-arms. GE-OEC has an overall 71% market share. In the general surgery and orthopedic  segments, GE OEC c-arms market share…

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Selling Your Medical Equipment

Site Planning For C-Arm

Selling your medical equipment, no longer needed at your facility, can be difficult. You have to find the right venue, decide on price, etc and it will take a lot of valuable time away from your regular business. Pacific Healthcare Imaging has been in the business of buying medical equipment for many years.  We take…

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OEC Monitor Upgrades

OEC Monitor Upgrades

OEC monitor upgrades have several options: a single, large split screen, two individual screens, fixed screens, rotating screens, screens on an articulating arm. There are also 1k, 2k, and now, 4k resolution. OEC Monitor Upgrade There is a board range of prices, depending on options.  At the high end is including an articulating arm, while…

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Digital Images For C-Arms

digital images

Digital images are the  way to go in today’s medical imaging field if hospitals, outpatient facilities, and private practices are to stay competitive. Digital images are easily transferred throughout the hospital and other health care facilities. They can be stored in patients’ electronic health care records to be reviewed later without the need for patients…

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AfterMarket OEC Monitor Upgrade

OEC Monitor Upgrades

Aftermarket OEC monitor upgrades have several options: a single, large split screen, two individual screens, fixed screens, rotating screens, screens on an articulating arm. There are also 1k, 2k, and now, 4k resolution. OEC Monitor Upgrade There is a board range of prices, depending on options.  At the high is including an articulating arm, while…

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Consider Buying Refurbished Medical Equipment

Used C-arm selection

MRI systems, portable x-rays, c-arms, and other medical equipment is vital for things to run smoothly in your hospital or doctor office, however it also comes at a price. When a machine starts to malfunction or it’s time for an additional piece of equipment, it’s time to start thinking about budgets and how much you can pay…

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Image Intensifier – Usable Life

facility responsibilities

An image intensifier is a important component for fluoroscopic equipment such as a C-Arm.  Most image intensifiers have a good lifespan,  however, it is common for fluoroscopy systems to go through a few image intensifiers throughout their life. Following are a few ways users can prolong the life of their image intensifiers and/or determine if…

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The Need for Digital Imaging

medical imaging equipment safety

Analog image intensifiers and digital flat plate detectors have their pros and cons. However, in today’s medical imaging field, digital imaging is the efficient way to go if hospitals, outpatient facilities, and private practices want to stay competitive. Digital images are easily transferred throughout the hospital and other health care facilities. They can be stored…

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Manufacturers and Models for Fluoroscopy and C-Arms

facility responsibilities

Major manufacturers in the fluoroscopy and mobile C-Arm market are GE Healthcare, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Siemens Healthineers (Siemens AG), Hologic, Inc., and Ziehm Imaging. They are constantly researching and developing their technology to be more effective and cost-effective to strengthen their hold on the market. At Pacific Healthcare Imaging we sell and support new, pre-owned,…

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How to Perform a Basic C-Arm Diagnosis to Improve Image Quality

facility responsibilities

Do you have poor image quality on your C-Arm? On older C-Arms, the image intensifier or the x-ray tube may need to be replaced or recalibrated, however sometimes a simple height adjustment of the C-arm can improve the image quality. Make sure the body part is centered to the tube. If the anatomy is below…

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OEC 9800 Monitor Upgrade

OEC Monitor Upgrades

Available Options: There are currently several aftermarket OEC monitor upgrades: a single, large split screen, two individual screens, fixed screens, rotating screens, screens on an articulating arm. There are also 1k, 2k, and now, 4k resolution. Cost: There is a board range of prices, depending on options.  At the high is including an articulating arm,…

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