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Fujifilm Sonosite Taps The Allen Institute for AI Incubator to Interpret Ultrasound Images with AI

2019 18 Sep

AI2 Incubator delivers deep learning and computer vision technology on limited hardware capacity to enable new levels of ultrasound detection FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound solutions, and the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence (AI2) Incubator , builder of AI-first startups,... Read more

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Sonosite & Partners Healthcare Endeavor to Make POCUS Accessible for Higher Quality Patient Care

2019 11 Sep

Collaboration to develop artificial intelligence (AI) enhanced ultrasound technology aimed at increasing the utility of ultrasound and improving our nation’s healthcare system   FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. has announced the launch of a strategic relationship with Partners HealthCare to apply artificial intelligence to improve the utility and functionality... Read more

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Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

2019 26 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one hospital within a trust, there is a clear advantage to choosing instruments from a single supplier wherever possible. Jim McWilliams, Associate Director for Technical... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound: the eyes and hands our forefathers never imagined

2019 15 Jan

Ultrasound is a vital tool for vascular surgeons in the 21st century. Dr Fidel Fernández Quesada , a sixth-generation vascular surgeon and associate professor at the University of Granada, Spain, describes the difference it has made to his clinical practice and reflects on what his forefathers would have made of such technological advancement.... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound: a reliable bedrock of the general hospital

2018 11 Jul

Consultant anaesthetist Tim Pepall has been using SonoSite ultrasound systems for the past decade Point-of-care ultrasound is at the heart of Frimley Park Hospital’s anaesthesia department, guiding procedures such as vascular access and nerve blocks. Dr Tim Pepall, a consultant anaesthetist at Frimley Park, explained: “It’s essential to use... Read more

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The way forward for critical care ultrasound

2018 12 Jun

 The X-Porte’s touchscreen control and excellent image resolution offer significant benefits for time-critical care   Ultrasound technology is playing a key role in the diagnosis and treatment of critical care patients at Watford Hospital, part of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Dr Devaraja Acharya, Consultant in Anaesthesia and... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound an integral part of emergency care at St Mary’s

2018 11 May

St Mary's Hospital relies on a SonoSite X-Porte to perform FAST scanning of trauma patients St Mary's Hospital is one of London's four major trauma centres, and uses point-of-care ultrasound extensively in the assessment of patients visiting its extremely busy A&E department. Dr Ehsan Hassan, a consultant in emergency medicine with a special... Read more

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Gambian trip offers dialysis hope

2017 20 Dec

Point-of-care ultrasound is a valuable tool for successful dialysis fistula surgery, allowing pre‑operative mapping to find a suitable site and post‑operative fistula scanning to check for stenosis and adequate blood flow. Anna Jerram, a clinical vascular scientist at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, discusses the role POC ultrasound played... Read more

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Supporting the next generation of doctors

2017 18 Oct

Summer school delegates gain some hands-on experience with the SonoSite instruments   FUJIFILM SonoSite continues to maintain its strong focus on supporting medical training and education, and recently supplied instruments for a series of ultrasound workshops at the Doctors Academy International Medical Summer School. On the 31st of July 2017,... Read more

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FUJIFILM SonoSite most adopted and considered vendor for point-of-care ultrasound according to KLAS

2017 06 Oct

KLAS confirms the popularity of FUJIFILM SonoSite ultrasound systems FUJIFILM SonoSite has been named the  most adopted  and  most considered  brand of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound system in the USA by independent healthcare informatics agency KLAS Research. This year's KLAS report –  Ultrasound Imaging 2017  – conducted surveys and interviews... Read more