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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...

January 4, 2018

Summit explains how to identify counterfeit medical device parts in ultrasound machines and the impact to recalls, performance and safety of the equipment.
 

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...

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

Kim Nelson, LCP and Board Member at Summit Imaging, speaks as keynote at the North Central Biomedical Association about perceptual filters and how it impacts the work place.  These critical skills can be applied to any organization that promotes diverse work environmen...

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...

September 14, 2017

“Thank you to the Summit team for discussing a taboo topic that is not so well know to the entire industry,” Biomedical Engineer Jesse H. wrote.

“This was an eye-opening webinar disclosing some of the undesirable actions being taken in the industry in the repair of medi...

September 8, 2017

Next week Larry Nguyen and Kyle Grozelle will be on TechNation Magazine's webinar Wednesday ! Check it out as we discuss how low quality remanufactured parts inside medical devices increase the total cost of ownership. Link to the registration is here, see you there !

C...

July 20, 2017

Today, Larry Nguyen, CEO & CTO of Summit Imaging, talks about an improperly repaired Philips L9-3 transducer that was recently received from a customer. This transducer was previously repaired by an unknown ultrasound supplier. After a thorough evaluation, Summit disco...

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