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Budgeting Tips for Upgrading Oncology Medical Equipment

Upgrading oncology medicinal equipment is a key prospect for each healthcare provider. Be that as it may, with the present healthcare reforms and diminishing budgets, the need to keep cost low while enhancing patient care can be challenging. It’s important to search for cost-effective ways to invest limited capital, so before upgrading your oncology medical equipment, consider the following tips Smart Financing Paying money for Read More

Independent Linear Accelerator Services Vital to Future of Healthcare

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The capital cost of technology has been sharply increasing in recent years with Varian and Elekta and others developing some great products. However, a large part of the Lifetime Cost of this technology is maintenance and service; a monopoly has developed because the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) controls more of the service than normal for complex medical technology, and annual costs are rising disproportionately. Failure to attack Read More

ASTRO Conference: The Premier Radiation Oncology Event of the Year

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This October we’re attending the 2015 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Conference. The event will be held from October 18 to 21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas and as the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world, it draws more than 11,000 attendees each year. The ASTRO conference is especially important to us because it is one Read More

The Linear Accelerator: A Tool for Fighting Cancer

The linear accelerator has come a long way since its inception in 1956. Today, these machines can be found in most hospitals and are a necessity for radiation therapy treatments for cancer patients around the world. Originally used by physicists on the Stanford University campus, Henry Kaplan, MD, had the goal of turning the linear accelerator into a cancer fighting machine. Mainly used to produce Read More

Supplying Linear Accelerator Parts for Industry Leading Equipment

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Our customers’ linear accelerator and service needs are important to us. That is why we offer the best quality parts and service for industry leading brands including Elekta and Varian linear accelerators and GE and Philips radiation therapy equipment. Our choices of products are specific because our beliefs, goals and experience as a company align with these companies: Elekta has created some of the most Read More

Acceletronics Exceeds Customer Expectations for Service

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As a driven, customer-focused company, Acceletronics strives to meet its customers’ needs by providing high quality support services for oncology equipment, including linear accelerators, at a competitive pricing. We take pride in taking expert care of your entire department and all of your equipment maintenance needs. Here are a few things you should know about the Acceletronics team: We understand that healthcare has changed.

Acceletronics to Attend ASTRO 56th annual Conference

The Acceletronics team is preparing to attend ASTRO, the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s 56th annual meeting, being held from Sept. 14 to 16, 2014 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Drawing more than 11,000 attendees each year, this premier event in the healthcare industry is important for staying up-to-date on the latest technological advancements in radiation oncology. 

Acceletronics to Attend AAPM Conference 2014

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Acceletronics, along with our sister company, RadParts, is headed to Austin for the 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Celebrating its 56th anniversary, this year’s AAPM Annual Meeting will be held July 20 through 24, 2014 at the Austin Convention Center. From the latest in scientific research to educational seminars, the 2014 AAPM is a can’t miss event!

Illinois Cancer Specialists Gives Acceletronics Two Thumbs Up

Nothing is more important to Acceletronics than customer care and overall satisfaction. We strive to provide high quality service and installations that meet our customers’ needs and provide outstanding value. We believe the customer service is based on respect, quality, trust, protection, value and peace of mind, and our expert staff members work to ensure that it is provided at every level of our organizatio Read More

Fight Cancer Better By Maintaining Your LINAC

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As important as it is for you to go to the doctor for check-ups to maintain your health, your linear accelerator machine needs TLC, too, but even more of it! Linear accelerators produce high energy x-rays and are most commonly used to destroy cancer cells during radiation therapy. Performing detailed checks of these incredibly powerful machines is essential to ensuring quality control and meeting the Read More