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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Mobile C-Arm Systems

mobile c-arm systems

Mobile Imaging Systems are an essential part of everyday hospital life, due to their ability to move around the patient.  The optimum angle for a high-quality image is achieved, while keeping the patient comfortable. Mobile C-Arm systems are mobile imaging devices based on X-ray technology and since the introduction of the first C-arm in 1955,…

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GE 9900 Elite C-Arm

ge 9900 elite c-arm

GE 9900 Elite c-arm offers superb image quality and an easy-to-use interface, which is ideal for all imaging facilities.  The OEC 9900 C-Arm Elite image processing power is 100 times greater than older OEC C-Arm models, and use Dynamic Range Management. GE Healthcare has set the standard for c-arms and the GE 9900 Elite c-arm…

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Rent a C-Arm or Buy?

rent a c-arm

Rent a C-arm or buy?   For many hospitals, clinics, or private imaging centers, buying a new or used C-Arm requires large capital expenditures.  C-Arm rentals are low risk; lets you acquire equipment quickly, and is easily returned. Benefits: If you rent a C-Arm instead of purchasing or leasing, you can take advantage of certain benefits,…

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Pacific Healthcare Imaging Information

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Pacific Healthcare Imaging sells and supports pre-owned, used and refurbished c-arms and other diagnostic imaging systems for medical facilities.  We only sell the highest quality used and refurbished medical imaging equipment, specializing in C-Arms, Mini C-Arms, Portable Ultrasounds and more. Through years of experience, we can accurately access constantly changing customer requirements.  We provide you with the most comprehensive…

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C-Arm Rentals

c-arm rentals

C-Arm rentals can be an attainable operating expense that fits into even modest budgets.  For many hospitals, clinics, or private imaging centers, buying a new or used C-Arm requires large capital expenditures. C-Arm Rentals Value: C-arm rentals are a low risk for your facility. Brings the equipment you need into your facility quickly. Costs you…

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Considering a C-Arm Purchase?

Considering a C-Arm Purchase

Considering a c-arm  purchase?  Perhaps you you might be gearing up to open up a pain management center, looking to expand your services, or to add surgical procedures. Deciding to acquire a C-arm is simple enough, but choosing which one is right for your practice can get a little overwhelming. Without having adequate knowledge, the…

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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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C-Arm Uses and Definition

C-arm uses and definition

C-Arm Uses and Definition: A medical imaging unit used primarily for fluoroscopic imaging during surgical and orthopedic procedures. A c-arm uses a computer workstation to view, manipulate, store and transfer the images. The C-Arm is named for the C-shaped arm used to connect the x-ray source and x-ray detector to one another. The first C-arm…

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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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Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Service Agreements

Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Service

Diagnostic imaging equipment service agreements are essential for your facility.  There are countless factors to consider – budget, service provider preferences, availability of in-house repair technicians.  The level of service needed will depend on factors that are most important to your practice. Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Service Agreements: Full-Service: Service can be requested 24/7 usually via a…

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OEC 9900 C-Arm

OEC C-Arm9900

OEC 9900 C-Arm Elite image processing power is 100 times greater than older OEC C-Arm models.  It uses Dynamic Range Management and is capable of producing 1k x 1k high-resolution images. GE Healthcare has set the standard for c-arms and the OEC 9900 c-arm is no different, incorporating leading edge performance and enriched technology. The…

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X-Rays

X-rays

X-Rays have revolutionized the medical industry.  Healthcare providers can now clearly peer into the human body without intrusion. X-Ray – Discovery and First Use: Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, a professor at Wuerzburg University in Germany discovered the x-ray 1895.   When the  cathode ray was active in his laboratory with high voltage, fluorescent minerals nearby began to…

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Fluoroscopic Imaging

Fluoroscopic Imaging

Fluoroscopic imaging is used at least 50% of  the time on an estimated 4-10 million patients in the U.S., using equipment such as a Fluoroscopic C-Arm. Most clinicians favor fluoroscopy because it allows for a more exact needle placement, which ensures the accurate delivery of the injected drug. However, fluoroscopic guidance as an interventional technique…

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Mobile Imaging Systems

Mobile Imaging

Mobile Imaging Systems are an essential part of everyday hospital life, due to their ability to move around the patient.  The optimum angle for a high-quality image is achieved, while keeping the patient comfortable. Specialists in fields such as surgery, orthopedics, traumatology, vascular surgery and cardiology use C-arms for intraoperative imaging. The devices provide high-resolution…

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C-Arm Rentals

C-Arm Rentals

C-Arm rentals can be an attainable operating expense that fits into even modest budgets.  For many hospitals, clinics, or private imaging centers, buying a new or used C-Arm requires large capital expenditures. The greatest value of renting is the low risk it carries. It brings the equipment you need into your facility, and costs you…

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Renting C-Arm

Renting a C-Arm

Renting C-Arm can be an attainable operating expense that fits into even modest budgets.  For many hospitals, clinics, or private imaging centers, buying a new or used C-Arm requires large capital expenditures. The greatest value of renting c-arm is the low risk it carries. It brings the equipment you need into your facility, and costs…

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Medical Imaging Service Contracts

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Medical imaging service contracts for your imaging equipment are essential.  It is important to remember that not all service contracts are created equally, and there is nothing more frustrating than not being able to provide your C-Arm services because of downtime. Make sure that the place you’re opting for has a reputation for providing efficient…

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C-Arm Machine Sizes

C-Arm Machine Types

C-Arm machine sizes include Mini C-Arms, Compact C-Arms, and  Full-Size C-Arms.  Keep in mind there are also modifications for C-arms such as digital retrofit devices for analog C-arms.  C-arms are used for a range of diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgical procedures.  They are flexible, and can be used in a variety of situations. Mini C-Arms:…

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OEC 9900 Elite C-Arm

OEC C-Arm9900

State-of-the-Art Image Quality and User-Friendly Interface: The OEC 9900 Elite C-Arm is designed to deliver superb clinical images during both simple and challenging imaging cases, with fast and easy positioning.  See which configuration – based on II size, type of C and optional features – will best meet your clinical needs. Imaging profiles optimize your image…

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C-Arm Purchase

c-arm purchase

C-Arm Purchase Considerations: C-Arm Purchase decision is simple but choosing the right for your practice can be overwhelming.  Without having adequate knowledge, the search process can become information overload with the wide variety of brands, sizes, and costs involved. In the end, the deciding factor in your C-Arm purchase comes down to what type of imaging…

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Major C-Arm Companies

Major C-Arm

Major C-Arm Companies – Differences to Consider When Purchasing Imaging Equipment. Major C-Arm companies are GE, Philips, Siemens, Ziehm, Hologic, and SonoSite. Cost? When it comes to the cost of a C-Arm what matters the most is the age of the C-Arm, features, as well as the brand & model. For example, a Philips Pulsera can…

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OEC 9800 – Best Selling C-Arm

Certified OEC 9800 C-Arm For Rent

While it is true that OEC no longer sells new 9800 C-arms, the OEC 9800 has been the best-selling C-arm ever in America. It has been a mainstay on the C-Arm market for 20 years, but many are concerned that it will become obsolete or declared end of life. The latest new unit sold in…

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Renting Imaging Equipment

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Renting imaging equipment can be an attainable operating expense that fits into even modest budgets.  For many hospitals, clinics, or private imaging centers, buying new or used imaging equipment requires large capital expenditures. The greatest value of renting is the low risk it carries. It brings the equipment you need into your facility, and costs…

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Rent Versus Buying Medical Equipment

rent a c-arm

Rent versus buying medical equipment is a business decision that varies according to each practice’s unique needs and goals.  Practices will rent medical equipment as a test of actual usage before venturing into a particular service line. Common reasons why medical practices rent equipment: Provide uninterrupted operations while equipment is repaired/recalibrated. You have access to…

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