PM Guidelines

Recent changes to the standards for performing preventive maintenance have raised a lot of questions. The majority of these questions come from the fact that the governing bodies have deferred to the OEM for the preventive maintenance schedule. Not a big deal, right? Not really, as long as you are only responsible for one model […]

Tax Code 179

Take advantage of Tax Code 179 and deduct the full purchase price of new and used equipment up to $500,000. Section 179 of the IRS Tax Code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchase or financed during the tax year. If you buy or lease an ultrasound system, […]

Tiered Pricing vs. Freedom of Choice

There are more choices than ever when it comes to the repair of ultrasound transducers. It seems as though every few months there is a new company making an announcement of it’s new probe repair capabilities. GMI has been repairing probes for over 10 years and we have always left the decision up to the […]

Emergency Preparation

In light of the recent hurricanes in Texas and now affecting Florida we wanted to offer some advise on preparing your ultrasound equipment in case of an emergency. 1. Prepare your ultrasound machine by performing a backup of patient data as well as operating software. 2. Store the backup in a safe dry place. 3. […]

GMI Executes Agreement with Samsung

Charlotte, NC (February 2017)-GMI announces a strategic relationship with Samsung Healthcare to distribute their advanced imaging technology ultrasound systems. Samsung, one of the world’s largest companies and technology leaders, offers leading edge ultrasound technologies that will broaden and enhance GMI’s ultrasound portfolio. The agreement, which began February 1st, gives GMI distribution rights to Samsung’s comprehensive […]

Biocompatability Certification

Charlotte, NC (January 30, 2017) – GMI has completed and PASSED biocompatability testing based on FDA Good Laboratory Practice regulations. The tests were completed by an independent laboratory, on the materials that GMI uses in the repair of ultrasound transducers. The studies were conducted based on: ISO 10993-5, Biological evaluation of medical devices – Part […]

GMI’s New Probe Evaluation Tool

Charlotte, NC (December 6, 2016) – GMI has relaunched our Ultrasound Probe Evaluation Tool. The Probe Evaluation Tool is an interactive guide to help our customers assess possible issues/damage to their ultrasound transducers. The tool is divided into specific probe type; TEE, Curved Array, Endo-Cavity, Phased Array and Linear Array. The tool offers a step-by-step process to […]

Epiq & Affiniti Class Added

Due to an overwhelming response, GMI has added another Philips Epiq/Affiniti class to the 2016 schedule. The class will take place October 25-26, 2016 at the GMI facility in Charlotte, NC. Space for this class is limited, so please contact our training department to reserve your seat today. training@gmi3.com