Press Releases

January 25th, 2016
Providing clear ultrasound diagnostics for critical moments  
BOTHELL, WA. January 25, 2016 – FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge ultrasound solutions and providing world-leading education to enable point-of-care visualization access, announced today CE mark and 510(k) clearance for its new portable ultrasound system, the SonoSite Edge II. Designed with emergency medicine and critical care applications in mind, the Edge II features revolutionary transducer technology that delivers a better imaging experience for the most rugged environments.
 
"Since SonoSite introduced the first portable ultrasound system in 1999, it has continued to build solutions that anticipate the bedside provider's needs," said Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP, FRCPC, chief medical officer and senior vice president, FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. and FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.  "The Edge II ultrasound system stays true to the SonoSite legacy of durability, reliability, and ease of use. However, we also incorporated enhancements to accelerate the time to image acquisition, enabling clinicians to make more confident decisions and focus on what matters most, the patient."
 
November 24th, 2015

BOTHELL, WA., November 24, 2015 (Booth #4165, South Building) –FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc.,the disruptive specialist in designing cutting-edge ultrasound tools and world-leading education for access to point-of-care visualization, will showcase its complete range of point-of-care ultrasound systems, including the new iViz ultrasound solution at the 101st annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Ill.

First commercialized in Europe, iViz was developed from the ground up to meet the needs of the highly-mobile clinician. Clinicians do not always treat patients in traditional care settings or have easy access to supporting hospital infrastructure; instead they rely on tools that can easily be carried to help diagnose a patient’s condition. iViz is a powerful new solution for the evolving needs of these point-of-care users. With iViz, clinicians can seamlessly access learning resources and patient information, store exam findings, submit reports, and consult with remote providers for near real-time assessment, making it especially suited for field use and for the growing area of telemedicine.

November 17th, 2015

BOTHELL, WA., November 17, 2015 – FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., the disruptive specialist in designing cutting-edge ultrasound tools and world-leading education for access to point-of-care visualization, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDAi) for iViz, its newest medical visualization solution. First commercialized in Europe, iViz was developed from the ground up to meet the needs of the highly-mobile clinician.

Clinicians do not always treat patients in traditional care settings or have easy access to supporting hospital infrastructure; instead they rely on tools that can easily be carried to help diagnose a patient’s condition. iViz is a powerful new solution for the evolving needs of these point-of-care users. With iViz, clinicians can seamlessly access learning resources and patient information, store exam findings, submit reports, and consult with remote providers for near real-time assessment making it especially suited for field use and for the growing area of telemedicine.

November 16th, 2015

Johann Fernando, Ph.D. named Chief Operating Officer and Diku Mandavia, M.D. named Chief Medical Officer

Stamford, CT, November 16, 2015 – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc,, a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, announced Johann Fernando, Ph.D. and Diku Mandavia, M.D. will join the executive leadership team. Johann was named Chief Operating Officer and Diku was named Chief Medical Officer effective September 28, 2015.

“We are pleased to welcome Johann and Diku to join Fujifilm’s executive leadership team,” said Masataka Akiyama, president and CEO of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “Their broad experience and proven success in the industry will support our efforts to increase customer focus and innovation, enhance strategic and tactical execution, and accelerate growth.”

September 21st, 2015

SonoSite Institute for Point-of-Care Ultrasound provides exclusive access to monthly webinars, learning modules, presentations, teaching videos and more

BOTHELL, WA., September 15, 2015 – FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., the world leader and pioneering specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, announces the introduction of a new educational website designed specifically to enhance education in point of care ultrasound.

"FUJIFILM SonoSite has always been committed to physician education and we are now expanding with a new global digital resource for customers," said Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP FRCPC, chief medical officer and senior vice president, FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. "The online institute allows our customers to have quick and easy access to information, we’re making it easier for them to gain knowledge through a one stop service. Many physicians around the world have limited access to point-of-care ultrasound resources and we aim to close that gap. We believe physician education leads to better patient care which is our ultimate goal."

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