How Will the Ukraine Crisis Impact an Already Low Supply of Liquid Helium? Prepare Your Medical Imaging Business for Another Round of Shortages and High Cost for Helium Refills The effects of the international turmoil in Ukraine and Russia is having an economic impact on… Read More »The Ukraine Crisis & The Helium Shortage
What is End of Life? When an OEM, such as GE, decides that a system is at the “end of serviceable life,” what they are basically saying is that they will no longer be making parts for that machine. You may have heard this term… Read More »What Does “End of Life” Mean for Your GE MRI Scanner?
The difference between an MRI and an iPhone It’s a common mistake of customers to believe that an MRI is like a computer or iPhone. So, in the world that we have with high-tech electronics, your iPhone gets old and it can’t keep up with… Read More »No, an MRI does not get outdated like an iPhone
The helium that powers MRI machines is not the same as the kind that makes your voice sound like Alvin the Chipmunk. But you probably already knew that. Liquid Helium, as opposed to a gas, is used as a cryogenic refrigerant. In this form, it… Read More »Your MRI and Liquid Helium
Anyone who services and works around MRI’s is used to hearing a chirping sound day after day. That sound is your MRI working 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Have you ever stopped to think about what the significance of it is? The… Read More »What is cold head and why is it important to the MRI