A Warm Welcome from MPX
Since 1987, we have been providing temporary mobile CT / MR trailers to hospitals and diagnostic centers all over the country.
You won’t find a better partner for a CT / MR rental. You will be in good hands with us – and we are happy to walk you through our entire rental process. From planning to delivery, we are here to make certain that your leased CT / MR scanner works as well as, if not better than, your current one.
Mr. Rich Dishman and Mr. Phil Young started MPX in 1987 as a CT / MR replacement parts and X-Ray tube business. While developing this market we noticed a need by hospitals and clinics for quality temporary diagnostic imaging coverage as older equipment was upgraded or for special projects. We acted on this opportunity by building our first mobile CAT scan trailer for a hospital client in 1989.
The response was so positive that we soon were expanding our inventory of mobile CT scan machines to meet demand. Since then, we have provided services all over the US and even into Canada. We have moved with changes in the technology to continue to offer high-quality mobile CAT scan rentals for our clients. With over 25 years of service we are proud to be a leading provider of mobile CAT scan machines to the medical community.
Mobile CT / MR Scanner Rental Services
MPX Sales and Service rents mobile CT / MR systems to clients all over the US. Whether you need a CT Scanner for a week or a year, we are happy to help you plan your project. We will match you with the right equipment for your job at a price that you will find is most competitive.
All of our mobile multislice CT scanners are XR-29 compliant and network compatible. When you rent mobile CT Scanners from MPX, we will be there with professional support for everything from planning the delivery to the final patient scan.
A Mobile CT / MR Trailer from MPX will ensure that your project will be a complete success!
Why Do I Need a Mobile CT / MR rental?
If your facility is:
- Upgrading existing equipment
- Performing facility renovations
- Needing additional coverage to keep up with patient overflow
- Having emergency downtime
Then a Mobile CT / MR Trailer from MPX is your winning solution!
Carla C. Paul-Nagy
Project Manager, Construction Services / University Hospitals
730 SOM Center Road – Suite 300
Mayfield Village, OH 44143
Ronald Joe Knuutila, BS, CRA, MR, RT
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-2675
Ron Collister RT (R ) CT
Radiology Manager Ambulatory Imaging
Richmond /Bedford Community Hospitals
UH pager 33184
Director of Radiology
Pulaski Memorial Hospital
616 E. 16th St.
Winamac, IN 46996
Paul Wiest, RT(R), (CT), BS, CHSP
Director of Radiology, Ancillary and Support Services
PHS-SOCORRO GENERAL HOSPITAL
Phone: (575) 835-8730
Kelly McFarland, MBA, RT(R)(CT)
Regional Director, Imaging Services
Mission Health System
Director of Radiology
Covington County Hospital
Karen Craig, M.H.A.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Way | Slot 105 | Little Rock, AR 72202
501.364.7543 office | 501.364.1513 fax
Kyle Reeves; BHS, RT(R), CNMT
Director of Radiology Merit Health Gilmore Memorial
1105 Earl Frye Boulevard, Amory, MS 38821
Tel: (662) 256-1688
Cell: (662) 315-3554
Eric Henderson RT(R)(CT)(MR) CRA
Regional Radiology Manager / Baylor Medical Center – Colleyville
Sparrow Ionia Hospital
Director of Radiology
UP Health Systems – Portage
500 Campus Drive
Hancock, MI 49930
Jeffrey Olson, CPA
Chief Financial Officer – Clinton Hospital
A Member of UMass Memorial Health Care
201 Highland Street
Clinton, MA 01510
Tel: (978) 368-3891
Fax: (978) 368-3766
Louis M Sanches, MSHS R.T.(R)(CT)(ARRT)
Clinical Director, Diagnostic Imaging
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
2408 E 81st Street , Suite 300
Tulsa, OK 74137
5 Perryridge Rd.
Greenwich, CT 06830
Parma Medical Center
Director of Imaging
Henry County Hospital
Michele A. Fannin RT (R) (M)
Director of Radiology
Troy Regional Medical Center
Ph. (334) 670-5424-dept
Larry Winkler – Director, Clinical Diagnostic Services
Spectrum Health Pennock Radiology Services
1009 West Green St.
Hastings, MI 49058
(269)945-1212 x 1407
The first step in planning a mobile CT / MR scanner rental project is to assess your specific project needs. Knowing the model of CT scanner currently in use tells us what the best fit for your rental would be. We will also determine if an option to extend is required.
Once your project needs are clarified, we can discuss the logistics issues pertaining to physically placing a unit at your facility. We will make sure your staff understands the electrical specifications, access to power connections, and parking lot requirements well in advance of the arrival of the mobile.
With the support of your IT manager we will set up the equipment to communicate with your hospital network. Also, each unit comes equipped with an on board injector and is XR-29 compliant.
OTHER PRE-DELIVERY ISSUES
MPX will communicate a complete itinerary relating to the arrival of the mobile CT / MR scanner. If applications training is needed an experienced trainer will be scheduled and will contact you directly in advance of delivery.
DAY OF DELIVERY
The trailer will be positioned per your instructions then the driver will level the unit, deploy patient lift, expandable sides, and walkup stairs, and turn over the keys to a hospital representative. Shortly after a stable power connection has been made to your building a qualified field engineer will begin quality assurance procedures to confirm that the mobile made the trip to your site safely. Calibrations will be performed to make sure the equipment is operating to OEM specifications. Our engineer will meet with your IT manager and together they will test send images via the network to a remote location. We want to confirm good network connectivity before you scan your first patient. Our engineer will give an overview of the mobile CT / MR to a client representative before leaving the site.
MPX LEASE GUIDELINES
1. Physical Delivery / Driver will
- Park unit per client instruction
- level trailer, deploy patient lift, expandable sides, and walkup stairs
- Turn over keys to the client
2. Client will
- Make power connection between mobile and facility unless other arrangements are made
- Confirm that power is phased correctly and address if needed.
3. Quality Assurance / Our Field Engineer will
- Confirm that the mobile traveled safely to the client
- Run calibrations on the equipment to confirm that it is ready to be turned over for use by the client
- Meet with the client’s IT representative so that connectivity for the network can be confirmed and test images sent
- Instruct a facility representative on the prep procedures to be done at the end of the lease but prior to pick up of the mobile system
If I don't have an actual pad for a mobile can I still park one at my facility?
Yes, you can park a mobile unit on asphalt. We simply have to reinforce at the landing points with plywood or a steel plate so no damage occurs to your parking areas.
What if the type of CT we currently use is not available for lease?
MPX will always strive to provide you with a CT at least as good if not better than the one currently in use. In the event that a direct replacement for your current CT is not available we will provide applications training to your staff to make sure they are confident and comfortable using the mobile CT.
Do we have to use the CT injector that comes with the mobile?
No, if your staff would rather use their CT injector they are welcome to do so as long as it is mounted on a rolling pedestal. We provide injectors for the convenience of our clients. Their use is not mandatory.
How do I determine where I need to position the mobile to reach my shore power connection?
Using our system diagrams as a guide, measure from the point the power cord comes out of the trailer to the desired point of connection. We will supply the proper length of power cord based on this information. (An additional charge may apply for power connections that require more than 25 feet.)
How far in advance do I need to secure a mobile CT scanner rental to make sure it is available for my project?
If you have located a mobile system that meets your needs it is best to secure it via contract as soon as you have an idea of your start date. The availability of systems changes quickly and by executing a contract you guarantee coverage when you want it.
Does billing begin at delivery?
Billing does not begin until the first day of scanning as defined by contract. We routinely deliver two days before the first scanning day. You are never billed during start up.
What if the mobile CT is needed beyond the term of the lease?
We want you to be able to use the mobile CT scanner as long as you need it. If the unit you are using does not have a contractual obligation at the end of your lease term you are welcome to extend coverage. Billing would be done on a pro rata basis.
What do I do if I am having a problem with the CT scanner or the trailer?
You will be provided a list of 24/7 call numbers upon delivery. At the first sign of a problem please call. Service will be provided via phone support and/or on-site support depending on the specifics of the service event.
How do I make sure we have good connectivity between the mobile CT and our in-house network?
Our field engineer will input network data provided by your IT specialist and on the day of delivery will meet your IT person and conduct a test send of images. If images can be read remotely we know that it is working properly.
Are there any “hidden costs” with a mobile CT rental?
The only costs out of pocket that you may encounter beyond those defined in the contract are the cost of consumables such as replacement syringes for the injector.
If you did not find an answer on our FAQ page or would like to lease a CT / MR scanner, please fill out the customer contact form to contact us. Whether your project is big or small, MPX has an interim CT/MR solution for you. We look forward to showing you how MPX is the perfect fit for your temporary imaging needs. Please call us today to learn more.
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