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Can CT machines help detect COVID-19?

EOrtiz
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 03:30

Studies published in Radiology suggest chest CTs can diagnose COVID-19 pneumonia with a shorter processing time and as much accuracy as the standard DNA testing method, RT-PCR. However, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has stated that CT should not be used as a first-line screening tool for the virus.

 

On February 26, 2020, a study covering more than 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 found that chest CT was more effective in early diagnosis of the disease than RT-PCR.

 

C-Arm Fluoroscopy Technique -- using your c-arm the right way can reduce operational issues.

REDUCE DOWNTIME FOR C-ARM REPAIRS WITH THESE 3 FLUOROSCOPY TECHNIQUES

Rhonda Johnson
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 01:21

Your C-Arm is the workhorse of your practice, surviving hectic hospital hallways and busy operating rooms to bring thousands of dollars every day to your bottom line.  

 

Buying a Cheap Click-Bait C-Arm on eBay? You'll pay big later.

9 Reasons eBay Is An Easy Way to Buy a Bad C-Arm

dbd@integritymed.com
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 10:47

Buying medical equipment for your imaging center can be a big hassle. The equipment is EXPENSIVE — tens of thousands of dollars — and just the buying process can take up hours of your time.  You may be thinking that the solution is to go cheap, fast, and easy on eBay.  You can buy EVERYTHING ON EBAY NOW! And you should — YOU SHOULD! Here are the top reasons why eBay is the EASIEST way to buy a C-arm…. 

Let Integrity Medical Quote you a 100% Deduction on 2018 Medical Equipment Purchases

THE ONE THING YOU SHOULD DO IN 2018 TO CUT YOUR TAX BILL

Rhonda Johnson
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 06:26

This one is a no-brainer — reduce your tax bill and add revenue to your practice. Purchase radiology equipment and deduct the purchase price under Section 179 of the IRS Tax Code. The deduction is good for both new and used equipment — the MRI, CT, Bone Densitometer, or Mammo machine you purchase before December 31, 2018 just needs to be “new to you”.  There is one catch — the equipment must be financed or purchased during the 2018 tax year.  

 

Storm Season will Cause Electrical Issues with Your Medical Equipment

Understand the Different Types of Power Problems That Can Damage Your Diagnostic Imaging Equipment

Rhonda Johnson
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 05:59

Part 1 in our Series on How to Protect Medical Equipment from Faulty and Unreliable Electrical Power 

If you need service on your Florida medical equipment, Chelsea oversees your project.

From Florida Medical Imaging Equipment Sales To A Very Special Mission to Africa

Rhonda Johnson
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 01:18

Integrity Medical’s team does more than just help you find the best medical imaging equipment to fit your budget.  Our Florida Sales Representative, Chelsea Poppens, recently lent her talents and hard work to a very special project in Ivory Coast, Africa. Many of you in Southwest Florida, especially Lee and Collier counties, have met Chelsea as your area sales rep for diagnostic imaging equipment and service on your X-ray machines, bone densitometers, ultrasounds, and C-Arms. You know her for her persistence, enthusiasm, and genuine care for the good health of your medical equipment. 

Preventative Maintenance on Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Saves Money in the Long Run

Why You Need To Schedule Preventative Maintenance Now!

Rhonda Johnson
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 06:24

Preventative maintenance is one of the most important things you can do to ensure that your equipment is running at peak efficiency at all times. After spending the time and money to have equipment installed in your facility, the best way to protect your investment is to perform maintenance and routine inspection before a problem arises. Below are some of the best reasons to keep equipment repair in mind early.      

The Control-X Z-Motion--very sophisticated, affordable digital X-ray.

Digital X-Ray Upgrades & Retro-Fits: Increasing Through-Put

dbd@integritymed.com
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 02:11

The decison for most healthcare facilities to "go digital" happened years ago.  That said, there are many places that we speak to on a weekly basis that are still struggling to manage daily patient throughput with 1st Generation digital X-ray.  

 

 

 

A HAPPY Stellant CT Injector

Is Your Contrast-Media Injector Happy? Yearly Calibrations for CT, MRI and Cath/Angio

dbd@integritymed.com
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 22:22

We like to keep Contrast Injectors happy since they play such a critical role in imaging. Yearly Preventive Maintenance (PMs) and calibrations on Contrast-Media Injectors are important, and should not be neglected if you wish your injectors (and your practice managers) to be happy. Whether you own a CT Injector, an MRI injector, or an Angio Injector, your facility should be doing annual PM's to insure the safety of the device.

The Widebore Siemens Espree MRI

Siemens Espree 1.5T MRI is STILL #1 in Refurbished MRI's

dbd@integritymed.com
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 05:15

For perhaps the last 4-5 years, the number one requested MRI on the used and refurbished equipment market is the Siemens Widebore, High-Field MRI-- the Somatom Espree.

 

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