Cover Stories

A Radiology Manager’s Wish List

At the end of every fiscal year, imaging centers and health systems start making difficult choices about capital planning and budgeting for the future.

OEM: A Service Partner

Amid the vertical integration of parts, sales, and service providers, and greater consolidation in the hospital space, both ends of the customer relationship have tightened in the past decade-plus.

The World of Breast Cancer Screening

Mammography is the oldest and most widely available imaging modality for breast cancer detection

Imaging Superheros – Putting Patients First

When children must undergo medical procedures, imaginative play can be a key component in their care.

In Pursuit of Value: Hybrid Service Contracts Blend In-House, ISO and OEM Skill Sets

Hybridized versions of support agreements that blend responsibilities among the OEMs, ISOs and in-house teams have emerged.

XR-29: Updates & Struggles

Developed to mitigate the number and severity of accidents in the course of receiving a CT scan, XR-29 took effect in 2016.

The Long View: Connectivity Expands Imaging System Functionality

Once leveraged, the value of big data to uptime, efficiency and overall equipment life becomes something close to indispensable.

FDA Deadline: Service Regulation Report Due Soon

There’s a difference in scale when some of the largest companies in the world are asked to absorb policy changes that the smallest cannot.

Going ISO: What’s Connecting the Dots for Greater Certifications in the Secondary Market?

Today, more ISOs are pursuing independent certification that describes and validates their processes as reliable, reproducible and vetted by accrediting agencies.

Finding an In-House Imaging Service Pro

A skilled service professional can be a godsend to anyone tasked with the management and upkeep of medical imaging equipment

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