Allegheny General Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Gastroenterology Lab

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$10 Million Facility Provides Advanced Capabilities for Diagnosing and Treating Digestive Diseases. Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Highmark Health leaders are celebrating the opening of a new AHN Center for Advanced Endoscopy at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH). The state-of-the-art, 13,000 square-foot facility is equipped with the latest advanced technologies for diagnosing and treating disorders of […]

Another Hospital Adds the Omega E-View to Their IE Program

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“I find the imaging from the Omega system to be fantastic. It is particularly useful in complex cases involving hilar biliary strictures, evaluation of PSC with identification of subtle strictures, as well as enteric stenting cases. Moreover, the system is easy to use, capable of recording cases for educational purposes, and can be controlled by […]

Optimization of Radiation Exposure During ERCP

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In a recent clinical study published in Gastroenterology Research and Practice, Dr. Khalid Alzimami et al illustrate their findings on a series of 153 ERCP exams between two groups, both performed by seasoned advanced endoscopists. The different groups used different radiation exposure factors and different lead protection as well. Within this study, several key notes […]

Omega e-view Installed At Hillcrest Medical Center

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Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce that they have completed the installation of an e-View Interventional Endoscopy system at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, OK. The system is Omega Medical Imaging’s flagship GI lab, featuring a 14” image intensifier and our proprietary lead-shielding around the image intensifier and table, reducing scatter radiation to the […]

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Spotlight Interview in EP Lab Digest

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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, an Omega Medical Imaging client, is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, the largest health care provider in the state of Florida. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the […]

The American Medical Association Declares Obesity A Disease

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In a landmark decision that could have a dramatic impact on the lives of millions of Americans, the American Medical Association voted Tuesday to officially recognize obesity as a disease, drawing a clear distinction between what has long been regarded as a consequence of lifestyle and a medical illness. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will […]

Florida Hospital installs Omega e-View FP

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Just in time for Digestive Disease Week 2013 in Orlando, Florida, Omega is proud to announce the completion of the installation of an e-View FP with Heavy Lift, 800lbs capacity table at Florida Hospital’s Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  The system is centrally located in Florida Hospital’s Orlando campus, and is just miles away from Omega […]

Omega Medical Imaging to sponsor 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update

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Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce the Gold Sponsorship of the 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update, May 21st to 23rd in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Advanced Endoscopy Update will have live case demonstrations performed on an Omega e-View FP transmitted from Florida Hospital Orlando new Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  Course directors and faculty […]

Building Imaging Equipment For A Heavier Patient Population

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The US and global population is getting heavier, and according to the World Health Organization, worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980. With the upsurge in the obese population and bariatric surgeries that hospitals have experienced in the last 18 months, equipment manufacturers like Omega Medical Imaging have started redesigning and catering to the needs of […]