IMAGING BLOG

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GE Healthcare Unveils Repair Operations Center

GE Healthcare welcomed dignitaries, visiting hospital personnel and members of the media to the grand opening of its innovative new Repair Operations Center (the ROC) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on March 17. At the grand opening, GE Healthcare announced that it plans to...

IT is Coming and You Can’t Stop IT!

By John Garrett It is coming, in the larger cities it may be here already and you won’t be able to stop it. There are men and women in suits that are a little too slick selling it to people that aren’t qualified to know if it is what they really need. And the answer...

Microsoft XP migration in 2017 – What Are You Waiting On?

There appears to still be some revelation out there in the medical imaging community that “no one ever told me Microsoft had sunset Windows XP in 2014!” So, now what am I supposed to do in 2017 as it is no longer supported? Daa! The official Microsoft notice went out...

Pass the Torch!

There seems to be a disturbing trend within the imaging community. It has become more and more common for an in house Field Service Engineer (FSE) to be more of a first look and less of a person that goes in and fixes any problem that is put in front of them. In...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – THE NEXT FRONTIER OF IMAGING

Imaging clinicians want a bigger role in health care, one that allows them a say in patient management. Ideally it would be a role that goes from diagnosis to clinical procedure and continues through follow-up care. They will get this role only if they can demonstrate...

Documentation, Learn to Love it!

The truth of the modern world of medical imaging is: If you did not document it, it did not happen!  The requirements for documentation are ever expanding. Preventive maintenance (PM), Field Change Orders, Recalls, and corrective maintenance have to be documented....

How to Build a Career in Medical Imaging

The world of medical imaging is a very unique place to find yourself. It is a small community compared to other job fields. Anyone that has been around for any length of time has stories of when they ran into someone they used to work for or with at training or in an...

Partnerships

You will often hear a salesman talk about partnerships with the hospital or imaging center. They are all smiles and desire nothing more than to be your best friend. However, if you take the time and look at what they are selling, it is a diode agreement. (For those...