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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The role of a radiologist is to use the latest in advanced imaging equipment to gather information about the human body to help identify anomalies and make diagnoses and evaluate an individual’s medical condition. It’s a somewhat unique role in the healthcare world and a career that can be highly rewarding. It’s our job at Pacific...
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The x-ray machine has revolutionized the medical industry by allowing doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers clearly peer into the inner workings of the human body without intrusion. Early in its history, however, x-rays were an unknown phenomenon, as were all forms of potentially harmful radiation. Did the benefits outweigh the risks? To the first...
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About Us

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, offering you the most comprehensive and affordable used and refurbished c arm systems and diagnostic equipment and services available.