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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

Elekta has good people in the field. Those people are knowledgeable and willing to help. Elekta has...

Sep 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

The product is really good. Our team likes the larger MLC. The product gives us more flexibility...

Sep 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Technology

The product is really reliable. We don't have unexpected downtime; the time that we are down is...

Sep 2020
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Director

Technology

The Versa HD was a positive step in the right direction for Elekta. The product really put Elekta...

Aug 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

We have had a few ups and downs with Elekta. They went through a phase where we had to get a little...

Aug 2020
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COO

Technology

We really like the Versa HD. We have referred others to the product, and we will continue to do so...

Jul 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

Elekta has been going through some growing pains and changes, but things are turning around. It...

Jul 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

The field service team from Elekta has always been really strong. Elekta has good people who work...

Jul 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

I don't get deeply involved in the equipment side of things, but the equipment is part of our larger...

Jul 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

I feel like the product is fairly straightforward, easy, and intuitive. It is similar to other...

Jul 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The product gives us the ability to do all types of treatments. The Versa HD is very reliable and...

Jul 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The vendor could improve the way that the system is designed. We want a tabletop with a higher...

Jul 2020
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CEO/President

Functionality and Upgrades

We have really enjoyed the versatility of the Versa HD. We put out an RFP and purchased a new Versa...

Jun 2020
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CEO/President

Service and Support

The field service from Elekta has been excellent. We get red-carpet service, and our service...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

I think the vendor executives have focused a little more on their other products and have perhaps...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

We haven’t needed anything from the vendor during the COVID-19 crisis. They did some seminars and...

Jun 2020
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Director

Relationship

The vendor has good products that are price performers and generally work as advertised. I am...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Our experience with the product has been excellent. It has good uptime, and we haven’t had any...

Jun 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

The training we get is fine; we just don’t need a lot. Once we buy one product for the system and...

Jun 2020
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Director

Technology

The product is not as integrated as the new machines are, and the consoles are a little more complex...

Jun 2020
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Physicist

Functionality and Upgrades

The Versa HD’s image quality is good, and so is the vendor's service. Elekta provides all the tools...

Jun 2020
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

Elekta is pretty up front about their charges. We haven't seen any surprises. A lot of the support...

Jun 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

Elekta does come on-site for training. I would have to rate the training pretty high. Our users are...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

I can't say that the product is perfect, but I can't think of anything that isn't working as...

Jun 2020
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Director

Lessons Learned

If there is a support agreement in place and plenty of spare parts, everything will be fine....

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The product isn't super easy to use, but we have a lot of people who are comfortable using it. We...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Whenever a new machine is coming in, Elekta comes on-site. When we do upgrades with Elekta, they...

Jun 2020
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Director

Relationship

With any vendor relationship, there are times that are good and times that aren't so good. Things...

Jun 2020
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Physician

Lessons Learned

Elekta hasn’t really required any upgrades to my knowledge. I don’t think we have had any. Using...

May 2020
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Physician

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

All products are overpriced, but the bottom line is we can either get a product that is...

May 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Versa HD is one of the more current technologies that the vendor has come out with in terms of...

Feb 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Overall, the Versa HD is a very good, dependable treatment unit that is geared toward SBRT and...

Jan 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Versa HD is excellent, and our physicists and radiation oncologists really like it. The system is...

Dec 2019
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Physicist

Functionality and Upgrades

We like the Versa HD. When it was time to replace another aging piece of equipment, we had an easy...

Dec 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Technology

The Versa HD is excellent, and I am almost as excited to talk about it now as I was the day that we...

Dec 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

We have really increased our patient load because we have decreased our treatment time. We are...

Dec 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Versa HD has been solid, and our physicists and physicians really like it. The system is really...

Dec 2019
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Director

Service and Support

Elekta's team is good to work with, and we get solid field service for maintenance and anything else...

Dec 2019
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Director

Win/Loss - Why they were selected (by current clients)

The equipment is really good these days, and we have experience with other vendors. We actually...

Dec 2019
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CEO/President

Functionality and Upgrades

We love the Versa HD. We were really excited to get it, and I don't think the excitement has gone...

Aug 2019
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CEO/President

Technology

We really don't have any downtime, and that has made a big difference. We replaced an older unit...

Aug 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The Versa HD device was a big leap forward for Elekta and really put them on the same playing field...

May 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

The Versa HD has a very powerful MLC and a field size of 40 cm x 40 cm. That gives us a lot of...

Apr 2019
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COO

Other Observations & Comments

We use Philips technology for treatment planning, and while the two vendors work well together and...

Apr 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

We treat the full body with our Versa HD and really like the fact that it is so flexible. We could...

Apr 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

We really like the couch that comes with the Versa HD. I don't know how we lived without it in the...

Apr 2019
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COO

Technology

We find the Versa HD and the other Elekta equipment to be reliable. The Versa HD is a workhorse....

Apr 2019
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COO

Relationship

Elekta has been a good partner. Things were solid for a while, but then Elekta started to become...

Apr 2019
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COO

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

The Versa HD allows us to deliver treatments much faster than we could before getting the product....

Apr 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

The accuracy we get with the Versa HD for brain, spine, liver, and some lung cases is substantially...

Apr 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The Versa HD is one of our better machines, and that is one of Elekta's newest models. I haven’t...

Mar 2019
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

We hope that Elekta’s linear accelerator lasts for 15 years, but the reality is that the technology...

Mar 2019
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

The Versa HD is complex, so it tends to break more. However, Elekta's support team is top notch.

Mar 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The Versa HD is a complicated system with lots of bells and whistles, so small things in it tend to...

Mar 2019
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Director

Technology

We run into issues with software. Some specialty application computers can still be on Windows XP....

Mar 2019
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Director

Lessons Learned

Elekta cares more about what they do instead of the ease of use of the Versa HD. Elekta relies on...

Mar 2019
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Physicist

Service and Support

Elekta is very instantaneous. They are proactive, and the engineers we have are great. They are here...

Jan 2019
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Physicist

Technology

Versa HD provides good image quality for CT scans.

Jan 2019
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Physicist

Technology

We don't want to spend time on Elekta's machine. Currently, we spend more time on it than we would like....

Jan 2019
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Physicist

Interfacing and Integration

I want all the systems to be integrated with Versa HD as opposed to having separate systems.

Jan 2019
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Director

Service and Support

Elekta has strong support. Their technology is good, but the field service and account manager are...

Nov 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

We love our Elekta equipment, and in the future, we may get the Versa HD. We recently went through a...

Nov 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Technology

Versa HD is such a well-rounded piece of equipment, and we love it for a variety of treatments. It...

Nov 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Technology

The good news for us and the great news for patients is that Elekta and Varian are very strong when...

Nov 2018
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CEO/President

Technology

The Versa HD device is excellent. Elekta has taken a step forward with their technology. The unit is...

Aug 2018
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Director

Technology

The Versa HD product is solid. Our physicians like it for our bred-and-butter cases as well as...

Aug 2018
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Director

Service and Support

Elekta has excellent field service. They are quickly on top of any issues. We can call them and have...

Aug 2018
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Our physicians love the Versa HD product. They really like the technology, speed, and versatility....

Jul 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Lessons Learned

We have had some difficulty capturing coordinates and using the HexaPOD evo RT System. Elekta has...

Jun 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Technology

We haven't had any issues with the Versa HD. The HexaPOD evo RT System is the only thing we aren't...

Jun 2018
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The Versa HD device is easy to use and is reliable. We hardly have any downtime.

Nov 2017
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

When we are training therapists, the flow for the Versa HD device makes sense to them.

Nov 2017
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Manager

Relationship

We have a very good service engineer from Elekta that we are lucky to have. Any time we have ran...

Nov 2017
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Manager

Relationship

Our issues have been with the robotic couch. We view that as an inferior product, and it makes me...

Nov 2017
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

The only difference between the Versa HD and the Elekta Infinity products is the flattening,...

Nov 2017
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