How do Hospitals Sanitize and Sterilize Equipment in MI?

October 15, 2020

Hospital acquired infections (HAIs) aren’t nearly as frequent now as they were before Joseph Lister developed antiseptics in response to Louis Pasteur’s germ theory. In Lister’s day, post-operative fatalities were common (up to 50 percent of amputee patients alone). While lower — the CDC estimates 1 in 31 patients will develop an HAI* — the […]

What is the Difference Between an MRI & CT Scan in MI

October 1, 2020

X-rays revolutionized medicine, giving doctors and diagnosticians new understanding of the human body and the ability to make more accurate diagnoses without dangerous exploratory surgery. Useful though they may be, they have their limitations. Newer technologies like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT) scans allow for a degree of resolution and accuracy that […]

ErgoStyle Elevating HYLO Table

September 17, 2020

Your chiropractic practice evolves with time, knowledge, and experience. But is your chiropractic table keeping pace? The ErgoStyle Elevating HYLO table is popular in chiropractic for its capability to evolve and grow with your practice. Why an ErgoStyle Elevating HYLO Table? Great Lakes Imaging has many different options for chiropractic equipment, including benches with fixed […]

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Why is Lead a Good Radiation Shield? A Detroit Radiologist Explains

September 3, 2020

Like so many other discoveries, x-rays were an accident. But Wilhelm Roentgen’s serendipitous find would revolutionize diagnostics, cancer treatment, and even heavy industry in the century ahead. The rise of radioisotopes coincided with a better understanding of the dangers of ionizing radiation, bringing a demand for shielding to protect radiographers and patients alike. And one […]

Custom Medical Equipment Solutions

August 12, 2020

Great Lakes Imaging serves the needs of a diverse range of medical practices when it’s time for medical equipment supplies near Detroit. More than 25 years’ experience has taught us that our clients’ practices are as diverse and unique as the patients they serve, calling for a high degree of customization that serves your needs […]

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Ultrasound Technology Advances into AI

July 16, 2020

Originally developed to detect flaws and damage in ship hulls, ultrasound was first used as a diagnostic tool by an obstetrician in Glasgow in 1956. That same year, the first artificial intelligence (AI) symposium convened at Dartmouth College. It may have taken some time, but these seemingly unrelated developments are finally converging with the first […]

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Five Features That Make the Difference in Chiropractic Tables

July 2, 2020

However, we’re also well aware that the old adage, “You get what you pay for,” is amply apparent in your chiropractic office. Of all the medical equipment in your examination room, few things—save for the chiropractor’s experience and care—are as important as a high-quality chiropractic table. Width and Firmness Firm cushions offer support and make […]

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ACL Tear Treatment: Not One Size Fits All Diagnoses

June 26, 2020

The anterior cruciate ligament is 1 of 4 ligaments in your knee. When it’s over-stretched, or if it tears, the resultant injury can be excruciatingly painful. Although women are statistically more likely to suffer an ACL injury, they can happen to anyone at practically any time; as more kids take up organized sports, and as […]

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Repair or Replace Clinical Equipment? Hire a Professional to Find Out!

June 12, 2020

Your practice is well-respected in your community. That’s understandable, since you’re the first place people turn to when something goes wrong. But where do you turn when you’re the one who needs help? We don’t just mean life’s aches and pains; we mean the pain points of your practice, not least of which is the […]

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Five Radiology Tips for Veterinarians

May 15, 2020

Radiology fulfills a number of functions in veterinary practice. Beyond the obvious uses of diagnostic imaging equipment, it’s useful to remember that X-rays are an important profit center in many practices. That is, of course, contingent on getting it right; radiographic faults, as the industry resource Vet Times reminds us, can be a source of […]