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Less than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the medical imaging community began to recognize the inevitability of a post-pandemic surge in diagnostic imaging procedures and the resulting need for additional maintenance to avoid costly downtime.
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The phrase “end of life” can have some fairly negative connotations for just about anybody. However, for those who’ve worked with medical imaging equipment for anything more than a few years, it probably has some added meaning that’s somewhat less gloomy. For them, it’s just another piece of industry jargon they’ve heard many times before.
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Interactive platform offers student engagement and class flexibility Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the medical imaging industry, is excited to announce the launch of its Interactive Virtual Training Academy (IVTA) platform for all of its courses, modernizing how imaging engineers can access world-class training. Technical Prospects’ virtual training platform gives students identical content to in-person class instruction, offering attendees flexibility to choose...
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As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take shape, hospitals and imaging clinics are being forced to make budget cuts in many areas, including technology. Investment bank Cowen surveyed hospital administrators in mid-2020 and found that 70% said they had redirected capital budget toward COVID-19 spending. For medical imaging departments, that often translates into keeping older systems in operation longer rather than spending...
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Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the medical imaging industry specializing in Siemens equipment, is proud to announce that its robust training program has gained certification from the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI). The newly-accredited program includes training in angiography/catheterization equipment, computed tomography (CT), fluoroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and radiography equipment. Participants can earn up to 45 ACI-CEUs per...
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Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the medical imaging industry specializing in Siemens equipment, is proud to announce its in-person training curriculum, starting in 2021. The company has implemented COVID-19 safeguards for its in-person courses, and will also offer virtual courses. A multitude of courses will be accessible in computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), fluoroscopy, radiography, and angio/cath lab fields with the most notable of these...
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COVID-19 vaccines bring with them the promise of decreased deaths worldwide, a healthier global economy, and the chance for all of us to return to a more “normal” life. What’s not to like, right? Ironically, the vaccines do create a unique set of challenges for the medical imaging industry that could have alarming consequences.
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Rural communities attract businesses and residents for a variety of reasons. While they may not feature all the amenities larger cities provide, they need to have the basics, including proper health care facilities. Unfortunately, studies show that 1 in 5 rural hospitals in the United States are at high risk of closing due to financial concerns, which are partially related to maintaining medical imaging equipment. The...
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A CT tube plays a major role in providing images to help diagnose disease or injury. While radiologic technologists work with them every day, they might not always think about the life of the tube in their machine and how they can help improve it. Doing so can help extend the life of the tube, provide quality imaging, and save a hospital from unexpected headaches...
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Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects is expanding its quality assurance bay with the addition of two Siemens CT scanners and its first Siemens MRI system. The new equipment, which includes a Siemens Somatom Scope and a Siemens Somatom Perspective, will be used for training courses and parts testing beginning in quarter one of 2020. “With the new Siemens Scope and Perspective CT scanners and the...
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Helium is scarce and has been for some time – the world’s supply of it has been diminishing for many years. This doesn’t just affect party balloons, standard MRI scanners require around 1,7000 liters of liquid helium to keep their systems healthy. Find out how preventative maintenance can impact the MRI’s performance and avoid unnecessary helium loss.
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Technical Prospects is expanding its quality assurance bay with the addition of two Siemens CT scanners and its first Siemens MRI system. The new equipment, which includes a Siemens Somatom Scope and a Siemens Somatom Perspective, will be used for training courses and parts testing beginning in quarter one of 2020.
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When an MRI system experiences downtime, the potential for negative consequences is far reaching. On top of this, failing to monitor MRI magnet health can erode trust between engineers and health care organizations. Check out these reasons as to why it pays to have engineers keep a close eye on MRI systems, especially its magnet health.
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The partners you choose to support your organization in servicing, maintaining, and repairing medical imaging systems play a crucial role in ensuring reliability. Here are some key considerations for picking medical imaging parts and service providers.
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Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the medical imaging industry specializing in Siemens medical imaging parts, training and support, is proud to announce the addition of Joseph Sam, imaging support engineer and technical trainer. Sam will serve as a trainer for Technical Prospect’s wide array of onsite courses and will also work as a member of the 24×7 customer support team. As an...
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It’s been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chose not to set new regulations on the servicing of medical imaging devices. Yet, the debate over how much oversight is actually needed to ensure patient safety continues. Let’s take a look at four different perspectives to better understand the situation.
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Just because your system is about to reach the end of its life (EOL), doesn’t mean it’s the end for the medical imaging equipment. In many cases, these systems can still be a valuable part of your install base, especially if you have a strategy for servicing and repairing the equipment without the manufacturer’s involvement.
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Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Green, to the position of Vice President of Sales. Green comes to Technical Prospects with years of experience in sales, sales management and training in several industries, most extensively in the Healthcare Industry. In his previous experience, Green has been able to excel in building an aftermarket distribution network that expanded business...
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Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the healthcare imaging industry specializing in Siemens equipment, is proud to announce its complete training class schedule for 2019. The modality-specific courses feature topics ranging from computed tomography, fluoroscopy, radiography and more. Imaging engineers and technicians will expand their Siemens medical imaging equipment skills and knowledge base through hands-on labs and structured lessons led by Technical Prospects’...
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Allowing the people who service medical imaging systems to expand their knowledge of maintaining and repairing equipment shows a high return on investment that is direct and tangible. Here are the benefits to doing so.
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A growing shortage of qualified candidates across various positions and fields has many wondering how providers will meet the medical needs of an aging population. This may require a shift in thinking regarding roles and responsibilities in the medical world. One area, which offers some potential to maximize talent, involves allowing some crossover between the biomedical engineering and medical imaging departments.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2018 Company announces expansion of available Siemens replacement parts and support services Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the medical imaging industry specializing in Siemens equipment, is proud to announce the addition of Siemens MRI and ultrasound modalities to their extensive suite of imaging parts. The organization also continues to develop and expand its staff and offers a...
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While every medical imaging device manufacturer uses service keys, each OEM approaches accessibility to these keys differently. This causes confusion, frustration, and increased costs for healthcare organizations, all of which are unnecessary. What is the solution?
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2018 Technical Prospects Announces Summer Training Schedule Classes covering a variety of Siemens Medical Imaging technology available online and in person Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the healthcare imaging industry specializing in Siemens equipment, is excited to announce its summer 2018 training class schedule. The classes, held both in person at Technical Prospects’ state-of-the-art facility and online,...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018  Technical Prospects Announces Fall and Winter 2018 Training Schedule Imaging engineers can register for courses led by experts in Siemens Medical Imaging technology  Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a leader in the healthcare imaging industry specializing in Siemens equipment, is proud to announce its fall and winter 2018 training class schedule. Courses delve into topics including computed tomography, fluoroscopy,...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2017 Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects adds Siemens field service engineer to team of experts to enhance technical support and develop new technical training course offerings. As an industry leader in Siemens parts, training and support Technical Prospects is always striving to be the best in quality and expertise. Expanding its expertise to include Siemens MRI support by hiring a...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2017 Appleton, Wis. – Technical Prospects, a company specializing in Siemens medical imaging equipment, continues its commitment to providing quality Siemens parts, training and support through ISO 9001:2015 certification. For over 20 years Technical Prospects has been committed to providing customers with quality Siemens medical imaging parts, training and support. Providing parts that meet OEM specifications is an essential element...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2017 Appleton, Wis. – Appleton, Wis.-based Technical Prospects is celebrating 20 years of operation. The company, which sells new and preowned Siemens medical imaging parts, has come a long way since founder Bob Probst started the company in 1997, according to company officials. For the first few years of business, Technical Prospects focused exclusively on Siemens CT parts and operated in a...
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