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Researching Imaging Desks: Warranty, Parts, Service, and Installation

Posted by Mike Graham on Sep 28, 2017 12:03:47 PM

Researching.gifThe decision to purchase new ergonomic imaging desks should not merely be based on the cost of the desks. Oftentimes, you truly do get what you pay for, so picking the lowest costing desk shouldn’t be your only priority.

Will your signature be on the requisition when requesting a purchase order be issued for new ergonomic sit/stand imaging desks? If the answer is yes, I don’t have to tell you that you will be receiving complaints from your colleagues in many different departments if you select desks that are subpar.

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Topics: Installation, Warranty, Customer Service, Imaging Desks

Radiologists Rejoice: Helpful Ideas for Staying Healthy

Posted by Mike Graham on Feb 10, 2017 2:54:39 PM

Rejoice.jpgIt’s obvious that radiology is a very prestigious and rewarding industry to get into. However, you have to admit that it is also, in many cases, a sedentary profession. During the analog imaging days, radiologists would spend much of their time standing at alternators, hanging film, and moving around their offices. Now with the advent of digital imaging, everything is at their fingertips, and the only time they need to leave their desks is to get something to eat, go to the bathroom, attend their meetings, etc.

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Topics: Health, QUICK TIPS, Imaging Desks, Standing Desks

A Review of Imaging Desk Manufacturers at 2016 RSNA

Posted by Ken Carson on Dec 8, 2016 4:38:36 PM

A Review of Imaging Desks.jpgWith another year of RSNA is behind us, we have had a weekend to rest up and now it is time to go back to work. With over 20 years of building and selling height adjustable desks for imaging centers and 24/7 markets I always like to cruise the show floor and see what is new each year at RSNA

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Topics: PACS Radiology Workstation Furniture, Buying, Purchasing, Monitors, Cabling, Imaging Desks, Computers

Be Picky About Your Telemetry Lab - Opt for Sit to Stand Desks

Posted by Mike Graham on Jul 6, 2016 10:04:08 AM

Telemetry.jpgAs you know Hospitals are transitioning from monitoring patients vital signs at the nurse’s station to remote rooms in specialized labs within their hospital.  In Telemetry Labs several Technicians sit remotely at desks monitoring anywhere from 6-8 monitors viewing the vital signs of patients.  In the event a patient’s vital signs move out of an acceptable range the Technician contacts the nurse’s station.

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Topics: Monitors, Imaging Desks, Telemetry Desks

Obvious Questions you should be asking your Imaging Desk Manufacturer

Posted by Mike Graham on Jun 27, 2016 4:00:00 AM

There are about a half dozen imaging furniture manufacturers that have been in the business over the last couple of decades, so selecting the right manufacturer should be an easy decision. The truth is that it is if you do your homework and don’t just pick one that promises the world or advertises in every possible venue.

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To help you find the right manufacturer for your imaging furniture needs, here are a dozen questions you need to answer that will address the obvious:

  • Does the provider offer true dual-surface desks with both surfaces being capable of moving from 22” to 50”?

  • Is the focal depth of the monitors adjustable up to 10”, and can you move all of the monitors together?

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Topics: QUICK TIPS, PACS Radiology Workstation Furniture, Imaging Desks, Due Diligence

Sitting May Be the New Smoking, But Standing Is Not the New Panacea

Posted by Mike Graham on Apr 13, 2016 4:00:00 AM

Danger.jpgAccording to Dr. James Levine, a leading endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic  and researcher on the health hazards of sitting, sitting for long periods of time is no good. Just take a look at the information below:

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Topics: Health, Height Adjustable Workstations, Imaging Desks

Outdated Imaging Equipment? Four Imaging Desk Must-Have's for 2016

Posted by Mike Graham on Jan 14, 2016 3:38:17 PM

ColdComputerEquipment.jpgWhen choosing an imaging desk in the modern day era of 2016, it is important to keep in mind the evolution of equipment you'll need on your desk. You want your imaging desk to evolve as your needs change and your equipment advances. After all, it is 2016 and those monitors aren't the same as they used to be!

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Topics: Imaging Desks

Shopping for Imaging Furniture at RSNA? 5 Questions You Need to Ask

Posted by Ken Carson on Nov 16, 2015 12:03:22 PM

I previously wrote a blog highlighting which companies selling imaging desks will be at RSNA.  If you are shopping for a new desk, the following advice should help get you to the right booth without wasting time.  

Once you get to the booth and start talking to the helpful (pesky?) salesperson, what are some good questions to ask?  If you are like me, you probably think of them after you’ve already walked away. Fortunately, I have put together some questions that will help you make your best decision.  

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Topics: Health, PACS Radiology Workstation Furniture, Buying, Imaging Desks

The Who's Who of Sit to Stand Desks at RSNA

Posted by Ken Carson on Oct 15, 2015 4:12:58 PM

Sit to Stand Exhibitors at RSNA 2015
There is no place like the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) to go shopping for new equipment for your radiology center.  Whether you are involved with a huge hospital system or a small reading room, RSNA seems to have it all and then some.  You can get hands-on with all of the latest technology to see what it can do to make your life better and improve the results for your patients.  One major piece of that puzzle is choosing the best imaging desk for your reading room.  

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Topics: Imaging Desks

How to Choose an Imaging Furniture Provider/Partner (Part 2)

Posted by Mike Graham on Oct 5, 2015 5:00:00 AM

Choosing and Imaging Furniture ProviderIn the first installment of tips on how to choose your imaging furniture provider, we went over the basics of why it’s important to look for a provider who wants to have a long-term relationship with you, along with what to expect from warranties and customer service. So, as promised, we’re back with more details on how to choose a furniture provider. Without further ado, let’s pick up where we left off by discussing what things to take into account before signing on!

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Topics: Purchasing, Imaging Desks

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