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May 21, 2018

Knowing current FDA Regulations of Ultrasound Transducer Repairs


Imagine a world where medicine is not regulated. Where anyone who pleases can put up a sign and start treating diseases with unproven, unscientific methods, medications, and equipment. Imagine the risks t...

February 21, 2018

As an ultrasound and mammography equipment support organization, Summit Imaging wants to take a moment to discuss the issue of counterfeit ultrasound probes and what healthcare facilities need to know when acquiring or repairing equipment. We want to educate the health...

December 26, 2017

Your business is only as great as your team members’ skills and abilities. And, of course, their capacity to work together effectively.

  • How do you make sure you get the right people in the door?

  • Give them the right positions?

  • And support them as they evolv...

December 7, 2017

Kyle Grozelle and I share some of the key factors Healthcare Facilities are validating to identify quality medical device suppliers to lower total cost of ownership and preserve the safety and performance of the medical devices repaired.

We discuss

  • Understanding Qual...

November 21, 2017

Larry Nguyen, CEO of Summit Imaging sits down with Randy Snelling, Chief Physical Environment Officer at DNV Healthcare, to discuss Hospital Standards and how ISO, Vendor QMS and Engineers play a roll in the future of accreditation to increase the quality of care and r...

November 4, 2017

Quality Tip - Hiding completely and improperly remanufactured ultrasound transducers 


 

Common ultrasound systems:  Philips Epiq 5, Philips Epiq 7, Philips iU22, Philips iE33, GE Logiq E9, GE Vivid E9, GE Voluson E10, Siemens Sequoia, Siemens S2000, Siemens SC2000, Siem...

November 4, 2017

Depending on a health care facility’s needs, picking the right medical device service vendor will help lower total cost of ownership relative to costly service contracts. There are several different types of service options to consider when seeking outside help. The ch...

September 23, 2017

Summit Imaging partnered with the North Central Biomedical Association and discussed critical topics about managing a modern team.  With the upcoming surge of retirement of clinical engineers and emerging students from biomedical schools there is a significant gap that...

March 3, 2017

Due to its safe, non-invasive method to obtain images and expanded imaging capabilities, the reliance on ultrasound technology continues to escalate in the healthcare industry. As such, the biomedical engineers responsible for maintaining a hospital’s ultrasound equipm...

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