Press Releases

November 21st, 2014

BOTHELL, WA, November 24, 2014 (Booth # 2511, South Building) – FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., specialists in designing cutting-edge ultrasound tools and world-leading education for access to point-of-care visualization, will showcase its latest products – including the X-Porte™ Ultrasound Kiosk – at the 100th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Ill.

“The kiosk was created to serve a broad spectrum of users, from novice to advanced, and represents an entirely new design and use paradigm for ultrasound,” said Jodi Miller, director, Market Development, FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. “FUJIFILM SonoSite designed the X-Porte to meet the needs of busy radiology departments looking for ideal portable ultrasound solutions.”

The X-Porte kiosk is an important milestone in Fujifilm’s ongoing effort to improve access to point-of-care ultrasound visualization. X-Porte’s design and capabilities have been incredibly well-received internationally and ultrasound users have been delighted by the innovative user interface and advanced image quality.

October 28th, 2014

CHEST Awarded $250,000 Grant from FUJIFILM SonoSite for Expanded Educational Programs in the New CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center

Glenview, Illinois, October 27, 2014 – The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) recently announced that it is the recipient of a $250,000 educational grant from FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., which will support expanded educational programming and hands-on learning experiences for clinicians at the CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center. The grant, which will be paid over 5 years, will enhance CHEST training for clinicians across pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine in a variety of point-of-care diagnostic ultrasound techniques and guided procedures.

The grant will enable CHEST to provide training to clinicians through specialized courses, impacting patient care by improving participants’ clinical skills in the areas of ultrasound image acquisition and interpretation; critical care echocardiography; and focused thoracic and vascular ultrasound.

October 23rd, 2014

Bothell, WA, October, 24, 2014 (Booth # 1413) – FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., the world leader and pioneering specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, will showcase educational offerings and its high-resolution ultrasound kiosk, the X-Porte™ for healthcare professionals working in critical care environments at the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) Conference on October 25 – 30 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX.

"Bedside ultrasound has become a valuable tool for physicians working in critical care environments to obtain immediate clinical information, improve patient safety, increase efficiency, and decrease complications," said Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. "Fujifilm has been active in critical care ultrasound for many years and has designed its products with extensive input from intensivists. With Fujifilm, you're accessing far more than a quality medical device—you're also accessing our acclaimed package of ongoing customer, clinical, and educational services."

Customers can count on continual innovation and comprehensive services provided by Fujifilm.
The following will be featured at CHEST:

October 23rd, 2014

Bothell, WA, October, 24, 2014 (Booth # 214) – FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., the world leader and pioneering specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, will showcase educational offerings and its high-resolution ultrasound kiosk, the X-Porte™ for healthcare professionals at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly on October 27 – 30 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL.

"FUJIFILM SonoSite has long recognized the very specific needs of emergency physicians, and it offers products that are uniquely suited to provide full diagnostic capabilities at the bedside," said Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. "With Fujifilm, you're accessing far more than a quality medical device — you're accessing our acclaimed package of ongoing customer, clinical, and educational services."

Customers can count on continual innovation and comprehensive services provided by Fujifilm.
The following will be featured at ACEP:

October 6th, 2014

SonoAccess 2.0 offers largest free collection of multimedia ultrasound training resources for a variety of clinical specialties

Bothell, W.A., October 7, 2014 – FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., the world leader and pioneering specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, unveiled version 2.0 of the popular SonoAccess™ educational app, a free mobile device application that provides the healthcare community with access to the largest multimedia library of ultrasound resources including instructional videos, clinical image galleries and a variety of case studies. FUJIFILM SonoSite redesigned the app from the ground-up based on collaboration from existing users, added more features and workflow improvements, and extended its reach to include all Apple and Android phones and tablets.

"A textbook or a colleague with more experience is not always available, but an app can be with you while on-the-go." said Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. "SonoAccess 2.0 is a result of our commitment to serving the needs of our customers. Multimedia educational resources are in high demand and we want to serve our customers better by providing them access to resources quickly and easily whenever, wherever."