Maybe you remember it or you’ve caught it on YouTube: the Wendy’s commercial from the 1980s, featuring a non-Wendy’s fast food worker trying to sell a processed chicken sandwich by saying “parts is parts.” Just like Wendy’s believes processed chicken isn’t the same as a whole chicken breast, it's important to realize:
There’s also a difference between new and used diagnostic imaging equipment parts.
Before you decide on parts for your MRI, CT, C-arm or cath lab equipment, take note of three considerations—beyond the obvious “new” or “used” label—that will guide you on your parts purchasing path.
Joe Matthews is Vice President of Service at Cassling. He has more than 30 years of experience in imaging equipment service, including more than a decade as a Field Service Engineer. Joe currently works with customers throughout the Midwest to develop customized field service solutions.