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Can Ultrasound Detect Cancer in Men? Add Prostate or Testicular Ultrasound Systems to Your Medical Practice.

Does your medical practice offer ultrasound screenings for men? November is dedicated to the awareness of diseases affecting men, including prostate and testicular cancer. Make sure your practice has the equipment necessary to help detect cancer and learn why testicular ultrasounds, prostate ultrasounds, and prostate biopsies could be beneficial diagnostic tools for your medical practice. Test...

Reduce Your 2018 Taxes by Purchasing Ultrasound Equipment

Get the Equipment You Need The Section 179 Tax Code has been raised so you can potentially deduct the full purchase price of new and used equipment up to $1,000,000 for the 2018 tax season. This tax code provides businesses the opportunity to deduct the entire purchase price of qualifying equipment from their gross income for the current tax year.All businesses that purchase, finance, and/...

This Men’s Health Month, Remember the Importance of Ultrasounds

June is Men’s Health Month. For men across America, taking preventative measures and getting screenings for things such as prostate cancer is increasing in importance. Ultrasound technology plays a very important role during Men’s Health Month. Let’s explore how the field of urology has advanced due to ultrasound screenings and how this technology can save lives. Why Men’s Health Month? Men’s...

MedCorp, LLC Has Partnered With Probo Medical Inc.

We’re proud to announce that we have successfully merged with a new company to expand our services in the ultrasound industry.MedCorp, LLC has partnered with Probo Medical Inc. to become the industry’s largest ultrasound equipment reseller. Combined, we will continue to refurbish and resell ultrasound systems and now probes, with the same customer service and efficiencies you have come to e...

Value Added Benefits of In-Office Ultrasounds

Physicians may be surprised at how easily implementing an ultrasound system can lend to enhancing patient care while enjoying a new stream of revenue. An Investment with Benefits While bringing an ultrasound in-office requires an initial investment of time and capital, the benefits are rewarding. With reimbursement potential and patient convenience, portable ultrasounds are a worthwhile optio...

Section 179 Benefits Extended – Ultrasound Equipment Covered

Congress has passed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH), which means some of the benefits of Section 179 have been extended and others have been made permanent. What does this mean for medical offices, physician groups, and imaging centers? You have until the end of the year to purchase qualified equipment and expense on your taxes! Section 179 Deductions for 2015 Secti...

Ultrasounds for Therapy Applications

Since the 1950s, therapeutic ultrasound treatments have been used for a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Low-frequency ultrasound therapy has been used to treat bursitis and tendinitis. This therapy has also been successful in cataract removal, helping heal bone fractures, controlling bacteria, maintaining dental hygiene, transdermal medication distribution, gene therapy, detection of pe...

Detect Ovarian Cancer Early With an Ultrasound

Although ovarian cancer is a latent disease that can affect all women, it primarily befalls women who are 40 or older. In fact, 60 is the age when most women are diagnosed. The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 20,000 women will contract the disease each year. Compared to other forms of cancer, ovarian cancer has the lowest survival rates. Therefore, the best defense is to de...

How Ultrasound Advancements Have Led To Better Care And Healthier Babies

Ultrasound exams make use of high-frequency sound waves that are not audible to the human ears. A device called a transducer emits sound waves that travel through the mother’s abdomen and reach the uterus. They bounce off solid internal structures and the baby, these reflected echoes are then captured by the transducer. They are used to create images on the monitor attached to the ultrasound ma...

When Veterinary Ultrasound Can Be Used

How Veterinary Ultrasound Can Be UsefulVeterinary ultrasound is an incredible tool, as it can help diagnose several health conditions in animals who are incapable of communicating their symptoms and the extent of suffering. This is where an ultrasound can come into the picture. For example, it can be used to detect obstructions, if any, in the urethra/bladder of an animal who may be having ...