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5 Tips to Keep the Radiology Department Safe during the COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 and the Radiology Department: Tips to Keep Everyone Safe

By now everyone knows about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pneumonia that emerged in December, 2019. Since then, this highly contagious virus has been spreading worldwide, with a rapid rise in the number of deaths. We’ve seen a variety of chest imaging features being reported, which are similar to those found in other types of coronavirus syndromes.
As with any respiratory-attacking virus, chest x-ray imaging is critical in assessing severity and disease progression of the infection. The increased usage of CT and chest portable x-ray imaging has pushed many radiology departments beyond capacity to keep up with the patients presenting with symptoms of COVID-19. During this intense time while healthcare workers struggle to diagnose and treat this novel coronavirus, implementation of a robust plan in the radiology department is crucial to prevent further transmission of the virus to patients and department staff members.

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Source-Ray portable x-ray machine donated to Jamaica hospital helps treat newborn baby

Source-Ray portable x-ray machine donated to Jamaica hospital helps treat newborn baby

We all know how important quality, affordable portable x-ray systems are for patient health and treatment. Here in the US it can be easy to take for granted the availability of portable and mobile x-ray devices since they can be found almost anywhere. Urgent care facilities,  rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, sports stadiums, cruise ships, veterinarians and of course hospitals. Unfortunately, not every country has access to the same level of technology and imaging solutions. 

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Portable X-Ray Demand Increases as Population Ages

Aging Population Drives Increased Demand for Portable X-Ray Machines

Demand for radiology via digital x-ray and portable x-ray will continue to increase due to ageing population, and growing prevalence of chronic disease and cancer survivors. 
In September 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that older people are projected to outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history. By 2034, there will be 77.0 million people 65 years and older compared to 76.5 million under the age of 18. The median age of the U.S. population is expected to grow from age 38 today to age 43 by 2060. 

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Top 3 Trends in Radiology for 2020

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Top 3 Trends in Radiology for 2020

In 2020, radiology innovations will center around 3 main concepts: the use of AI, Data Sharing for Care Coordination, and Improving Patient Experience, which includes using portable x-ray machines to reduce the amount of times the patient has to be moved.
With 2020 fully underway, it’s time to look at the trends in radiology which will impact the industry this year. What innovations will 2020 bring to the imaging community to shape the future?
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X-ray basics, what it is, why it’s important

newest x-ray technology, The UC-5000 from Source-Ray, Inc.

X-ray machines have been around for a long time. But what makes them so important?

X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation that can pass through the parts of the body and produce shadow-like images of bones and other body organs. An x-ray procedure can help doctors diagnose, monitor, and treat many medical conditions.

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The Top 6 Benefits of Portable X-ray Machines

This era has brought preventive care to a new level. With all of the technological advancements in digital radiography, there is no doubt why more companies and medical practitioners opt to invest in digital and portable X-ray systems. It is smart for X-ray machine manufacturers to capitalize on this trend right now. The use of portable X-ray benefits both providers and patients. These machines have changed the face of diagnostic imaging.
The following are some of the top advantages of using portable X-ray devices.

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Advantages of Portable X-ray Devices for Nursing Homes

SR-130 portable x-ray from Source Ray

The tele-imaging technology went through substantial technological advancements, which subsequently enable healthcare professionals to perform and interpret medical images from remote locations.

One of the most remarkable technologies that have been introduced in the medical imaging field that has helped medical professionals diagnose patients and treat them with better precision and increased accuracy is the digital and portable X-ray system.

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Portable X-Rays, more popular, more affordable and more powerful

Portable X-ray services are becoming more in demand as patients, especially baby boomers are now opting to have X-rays taken at home. In-home X-ray services help patients, especially those in critical health conditions, avoid difficult and potentially hazardous trips to hospitals. There are also other patients who wish to be treated at home, out of familiarity and convenience.

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Global Medical X-ray Market Projected to Grow Over $15 Billion by 2024

The rising incidence of chronic diseases, coupled with the growing number of diagnostic imaging procedures, research, and development activities, as well as technological advancements in imaging systems are significant factors that provide growth opportunities for the medical X-ray market. As reported by Global Market Insights, Inc., the medical X-ray market size is projected to surpass $15 billion by 2024.

Digital X-ray systems offer benefits like improved diagnostic imaging, faster processing, flexible mobility, as well as reduced radiation exposure during the detection and treatment of various medical conditions, such as neurological problems, cancer, cardiac diseases, and bone-related problems. Thus, such issues contribute to increasing the demand for digital X-ray products over the forecast period.

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Top 8 reasons Urgent Care centers are here to stay

Over the past years, the urgent care industry showed significant growth. Urgent care centers and retail clinics have popped up to accommodate the demand of increasing healthcare costs.

They had more than 160.0 million total visits in 2012, or 357 patients per week, according to the Urgent Care Benchmarking Survey produced by the Urgent Care Association of America.

In fact this year, urgent care industry hits $18 billion as big players also drive growth.

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