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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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Samsung Medison Releases the HM70A With Plus, Delivering Excellent Mobility

2016 30 Jun

Applying more transducers and better imaging A versatile shared-service provider in general imaging, OB/GYN, cardiovascular and MSK   Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company, released the ’HM70A with Plus’, an upgraded hand-carried portable ultrasound device from the original HM70A. With additional transducers and enhanced imaging,... Read more

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Ultrasound, Algorithms Detect Bacterial Meningitis in Babies

2015 12 Jun

Researchers have developed a portable ultrasound device that is expected to revolutionise the detection of bacterial meningitis in infants. Currently the only test to diagnose the condition is through a lumbar puncture, a painful and difficult procedure to perform on babies. The new device will allow bacterial meningitis to be diagnosed in babies with... Read more

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Ultrasound for Diagnosing Minor Fractures

2015 17 May

Use of portable ultrasound has been shown to be effective in detecting the presence of minor fractures in patients presenting to a minor injuries unit. Results of the study, published in the journal Emergency Nurse , showed that 85 percent of patients with a fracture confirmed by x-ray had injuries detected through ultrasonography. The findings mean... Read more