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 […]

Omega to Sponsor Advent Health 6th Annual Orlando Live EUS 2019

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Join Omega Medical Imaging at the 6th Annual Orlando LIVE EUS on August 28-30, 2019 at the Advent Health Nicholson Center. This year’s event is being led by world-renowned therapeutic endoscopists Dr. Shayam Varadarajulu and Dr. Robert Hawes. The purpose of this event is to provide participants a comprehensive learning experience of Endosonography. Procedures will […]

Essentia Health, in Duluth adds third Omega system.

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“I will say that the image quality, ease of operation, and customization capacity of the Omega system are the strong points for me. The dedication with regards to installation, setup, and training from the Omega team has also been exceptional, and I am very, very satisfied with our purchase thus far!”- Dr. Bakken

Omega Medical Imaging Sponsors the 6th Annual Orlando LIVE Endoscopy

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Join Omega Medical Imaging at the 6th Annual Orlando LIVE Endoscopy on August 29-31, 2018 at the Renaissance Hotel Sea World. This year the event is being lead by world renowned therapeutic endoscopists Dr. Shayam Varadarajulu and Dr. Robert Hawes. The purpose of this event is to provide participants a comprehensive learning experience of Endoscopy. […]

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 […]

Omega Medical attending 8th Annual St Louis Endoscopy Course

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Omega Medical Imaging will be exhibiting at the 8th Annual St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course July 18th-19th, in St. Louis, MO. Directed by renowned physicians Dr. Daniel Mullady and Dr. Steven Edmundowicz, the ASGE course is designed to increase knowledge, competency and practice of endoscopic treatments such as ERCP and EUS. Leading therapeutic endoscopy specialists […]

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 […]

Cholecystectomy After ERCP in Elderly Patients Led to Longer Hospital Stays, More Complications

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Patients aged 80 years and older who underwent cholecystectomy after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography had longer hospital stays and were at greater risk for postoperative complications, according to data presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Baltimore. In a retrospective analysis, researchers evaluated data from 68 patients (mean age, 85 […]

ObamaCare’s Effect on Healthcare Construction

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In a recent article in Becker’s Hospital Review, Mike Leopardo discusses the affects of PPACA (ObamaCare) on hospital construction. In 2012, hospital construction had dipped to a total of just 63 million square feet, as opposed to the peak of 109 million square feet that was built in 2008; this was a 16 percent drop […]

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 hosts 2013 Dealer Meeting

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From February 26th to the 28th, Omega Medical Imaging hosted its annual dealer meeting in sunny Lake Mary, Florida.  The annual event drew Omega dealers from all across the country, including dealerships from as far New England, Seattle, and California.  The meeting included guest speakers from Space Coast Applications, EIZO NANAO, and De Lage Landen […]

Lowering Radiation Exposure during ERCP

In an article in the GIE Journal, 2010, there was a direct correlation between the annual volume of ERCPs performed and the amount of fluoroscopy times required to complete these procedures. The study showed that endoscopists who performed <100 ERCPs in the preceding years needed approximately twice the fluoroscopy time compared to those physicians who […]

Core Medical Imaging to exhibit at Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy Course

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Omega Medical Imaging dealer Core Medical Imaging will be exhibiting at the 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy Course next week in Denver, CO. The Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy 2013 Course offers the following programs for Gastroenterologists, Gastrointestinal Surgeons, and Gastrointestinal Nurses: GI Nurses Program – Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Fellows Advanced Endoscopy Programs – […]

Study Shows Increase in US Bariatric Procedures

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In a recent study posted in Novation’s 2012 Bariatric Report, the GPO reported that of their member facilities polled, 74% saw an increase in the number of bariatric surgeries performed in the prior 18 months. Bariatric medicine has become ever more prevalent as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 36% of US […]