Medical Imaging Resources

Lead Lined Drywall for X-ray Room

Jennifer Hutchison

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Gypsum drywall panels are pressure laminated with permanent adhesive to unpierced sheet lead and arranged to provide effective lead shielding through all joints. Gypsum board panels are secured to studs with drywall screws. Leaded drywall panels will be greater than or equal to the attenuation level specified by the physicist. Leaded dry wall sizes are typically on 5/8” thick or ½” thick 4’ x 8’, 4’x9’ or 4’x10’ sheetrock gypsum wallboard with 49” wide sheet lead rolled up to 7’ or 8’ high. Some typical lead thicknesses are:

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Digital X-ray Equipment

Chad Hutchison

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There are many considerations when it comes to purchasing a digital x-ray system for your practice such as what kind of table you will need, whether to purchase a new or used system, and what type of DR panel is best suited to your needs. There are also financial options to consider, such as whether or not to finance or lease the machine. Let’s explore some of these options in more detail.

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Everything you need to know to set up an x-ray room

Jennifer Hutchison

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When it comes to x-ray rooms, compliance is key. The good news is that by following a few simple steps, you too can create a workable and compliant x-ray room for your practice.

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Equipment room drawings and their uses

Jennifer Hutchison

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When a customer begins purchasing x-ray equipment, there's a lot of different things that need to be done to the room to make it x-ray ready. We provide customers with an equipment room drawing, which is essentially architectural plans which outlines where the equipment needs to be, where the electrical needs to be installed, where internet needs to be installed, as well as the orientation of the room.

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Where to buy x-ray shielding

Jennifer Hutchison

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X-ray machines are used in many industries, but the high levels of radiation they emit mean that shielding is necessary for anyone who might be exposed to them. Lead is used to line the walls, doors, windows and even ceilings and floors of x-ray rooms as it absorbs radiation. In this blog post we will discuss the lead shielding materials required in an x-ray room and where you can buy them.

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17 X 17 TETHERED DR PANEL INSTALL GUIDE

Matt Parker

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This article will cover how to install a 14 x 17 DR panel into a Chiropractic X-ray room. 

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Benefits of a Cloud-based PACS Solution for Chiropractors

Jennifer Hutchison

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The rapid advancement of digital technology has impacted all of our lives in some way, and it’s no different in a chiropractic setting. The development of technologies including Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) has helped transform how healthcare organizations operate.

PACS has proven itself to be a crucial tool for chiropractors, radiologists, and physicians alike, by allowing them to quickly and easily share digital diagnostic images. Along with being an invaluable technology in it’s own right, PACS is now evolving to be a cloud-based solution. This shift to cloud-based systems provides chiropractors with a wide range of benefits, some of which we’ve outlined below.

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Location & Room Size Requirements for Chiropractic Digital X-ray

Jennifer Hutchison

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The very first step is to decide what type of equipment your practice will need and select a room that is appropriate for the x-ray equipment. Site planning requirements may vary by state, so please contact a sales representative at sales@mavenimaging.com for specific details. You may contact a Maven Imaging representative directly at 800-949-8015.

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