Posted by Rachel Masey on January 23, 2014
BC TECHNICAL SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH HEALTHTRUST -TO PROVIDE REFURBISHED MEDICAL IMAGING EQUIPMENT West Jordan, Utah—January 21, 2014—BC Technical, a leading non-OEM medical imaging solutions provider, announced today that it has been selected by HealthTrust as a provider for refurbished medical…
Posted by Rachel Masey on November 5, 2013
Advances in TechnologyDue to life-saving technological advances and new applications of existing technology, medical imaging experienced a marked increase in utilization and spending from 2001 to 2005.  Imaging became central to good medical practice—decreasing the need for invasive surgical procedures…
Posted by Rachel Masey on September 13, 2013
No one has found the worth of the ruby of the heart; its value cannot be estimated.”                -Sri Guru Granth Sahib   Rubidium-82 chloride(Rb-82) is a metallic element which has a number of radioactive isotopes. It is used mostly for…
Posted by Rachel Masey on September 9, 2013
A research study developed in November of 2012 by the Indiana University School of Medicine showed that out of 307 people who had undergone outpatient CT scans at the university hospital, an astounding 67% of them hardly had a clue…
Posted by Rachel Masey on September 5, 2013
WHILE BOTH THE PET (POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY) AND THE CT (COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY) IMAGING SCANNERS IDENTIFY ABNORMALITIES IN ORGANS OF THE BODY AND HAVE 3D IMAGING CAPABILITIES, THEY STILL REVEAL AND COMPILE VERY DIFFERENT INFORMATION. CHECK OUT THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE…
Posted by Rachel Masey on July 18, 2013
The following commentary explains some important changes with the CMS decision on PET scan reimbursements: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) did not offer blanket coverage for all solid body tumors for PET scans, and hence sites had a difficult…
Posted by Rachel Masey on June 5, 2013
BC Technical will be exhibiting at: SNMMI ANNUAL MEETING – BOOTH #1314 VANCOUVER BC, CANADA JUNE 8-11, 2013 Stop by the BC Technical booth to pick up your wristband for FREE entry to see… THE THALLIUM STALLIONS LIVE @ THE…
Posted by Rachel Masey on October 8, 2012
What is nuclear medicine? Nuclear medicine specialists use safe, painless, and cost-effective techniques to image the body and treat disease. Nuclear medicine imaging is unique, because it provides doctors with information about both structure and function. It is a way…