The 2019 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America—which takes place from December 1-6 at Chicago’s sprawling McCormick Center—is all about collaboration. So much so, in fact, that this year’s RSNA theme is “Seeing the Possibilities Together.”
As a biomed, bringing your talent to a developing world hospital that is struggling for sound medical equipment can be an intensely satisfying experience. For those who are thinking about making a medical mission trip to the developing world for the first time, partnering with an organization that can help prepare supplies and contacts is key to a successful experience.
Technical Prospects has hired industry veteran Joseph Sam as an imaging support engineer and technical trainer. In this role, Sam will serve as a trainer for Technical Prospects’ onsite courses and will also work as a member of the company’s 24x7 customer support team.
At the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Siemens Healthineers, Malvern, Pa., presented its new computed tomography (CT) scanner portfolio, developed to cover all major requirements and customer needs regarding CT imaging.
GE Healthcare has created an always-on solution to help buyers and biomed teams focus on patient care—by delivering what they need, when and where they need it. This online system, GE Healthcare Service Shop, provides instant access to equipment parts and accessories, repairs, and education resources directly from GE Healthcare, the original equipment manufacturer.
The results of this pre-clinical study demonstrate that 6″-18F-fluoromaltotriose is a promising new tracer for diagnosing most bacterial infections and has the potential to change the clinical management of patients suffering from infectious diseases of bacterial origin.
Here, Michael Thomas, director of marketing and business development at Irvine, Calif.-based Ampronix, sheds light on the imaging side of medical equipment service and shares how the company is addressing this niche market.
Minneapolis-based Agiliti, a national provider of healthcare technology management and service solutions, announces that it has acquired Zetta Medical Technologies, LLC, a provider of medical imaging equipment services and parts, based in Lake Zurich, Ill.