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How to Choose the Right X-ray Imaging Equipment for Your Urgent Care Business

When starting an urgent care center, there’s a lot to consider in selecting an X-ray imaging equipment. As we all know, x-ray technology is the oldest and most commonly used form of medical imaging. Having an X-ray machine is definitely a must in any medical facility. It is important that research be done to check what would be best for your clinic. Let’s start on the key areas. Computed Radiography (CR) and Digital Radiography (DR) and Film

The Defense Logistics Agency Awarded $100M Contract to Source-Ray

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), a combat support agency in the United States Department of Defense, has awarded a maximum $100,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to Source-Ray. Source-Ray is now the official supplier of radiology systems and accessories to US Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. This is a five-year base contract with one five-year option period and work will take place in New York. More information regarding this contract can be found on DLA’s website.

Imaging and kids: FDA recommends using X-ray systems with the lowest radiation exposure needed for child X-rays

X-ray assists in the diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions in pediatric patients. Because younger patients are more sensitive to radiation, these imaging exams must be carefully and properly used, especially with X-rays that use ionizing radiation, a form of energy, which can present risks to young patients. Pediatric patients require less radiation than adults to obtain a quality image from an X-ray exam, so healthcare professionals must take extra care to “child size” the radiation dose.

Starting an Urgent Care practice? Here’s 3 tips to consider.

According to Kalorama Information, https://www.kaloramainformation.com the urgent care center (UCCs) market has reached 15 billion from about $11.8 billion in 2011. This represents growth of about 4.1% per year. The number of clinic locations has similarly risen strongly, standing at over 10,000 locations in 2017, making this a very attractive business opportunity for healthcare professionals and investors alike.

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