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Sonosite LX combines the company’s largest clinical image yet with proprietary advanced image clarity to deliver greater diagnostic and procedural confidence, along with an adjustable monitor and touchscreen interface to improve collaboration

Bothell, WA, – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. – the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions – has added to its next-generation POCUS portfolio with the launch of its new, premium Sonosite LX system, featuring the company’s largest clinical image and a monitor that extends, rotates and tilts to enable enhanced, real-time provider collaboration. The clinical display features touchscreen controls to enable an optimized heads-up workflow, allowing clinicians to keep their eyes on the image while making adjustments.

Designed to be used with the Sonosite LX and Sonosite PX, the company has also launched a new T8-3 transesophageal transducer and Cardiac Resuscitation exam type, to assist clinicians in using transesophageal ultrasound (TEU) at the point of...

BOTHELL, WA - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. – the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions today announced it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Butterfly Network (NYSE: BFLY) in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

FUJIFILM has asserted seven patents (U.S. Patent Nos. 7,169,108; 7,867,168; 8,128,050; 8,861,822; 9,538,985; 6,901,157; and 8,360,981) pertaining to fundamental technologies for acquiring ultrasound images at the point of care with portable handheld systems. The patents cover various aspects of point of care ultrasound solutions, including the use of a probe coupled to a mobile device, elements of the graphical interface, as well as aspects related to the processing and display of ultrasound images.

FUJIFILM Sonosite is seeking remedies including damages related to Butterfly Network’s infringement through its unauthorized use, manufacture, marketing, promotion and sale of Butterfly Network’s IQ/IQ+ POCUS products.

"FUJIFILM Sonosite is committed to protecting...

Bothell, WA – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. – the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions – has added to its next-generation POCUS portfolio with the launch of its new, premium Sonosite LX system, featuring the company’s largest clinical image and a monitor that extends, rotates and tilts to enable enhanced, real-time provider collaboration. The clinical display features touchscreen controls to enable an optimized heads-up workflow, allowing clinicians to keep their eyes on the image while making adjustments.

Designed to be used with the Sonosite LX and Sonosite PX , the company has also launched a new T8-3 transesophageal transducer and Cardiac Resuscitation exam type, to assist clinicians in using transesophageal ultrasound (TEU) at the point of care.

"Sonosite LX was inspired by and designed with clinician partners, focusing on the evolving ways ultrasound can support the quadruple aim at the point of care, wherever that may be,"...

BOTHELL, Wash. – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound solutions, announced today that Kaweah Delta Medical Center's Emergency Department has gone live with Sonosite Synchronicity™, a comprehensive point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) workflow solution. Sonosite Synchronicity software helps point-of-care clinicians meet administrative challenges by enabling standardized remote workflows related to credentialing, quality assurance (QA), and coding, while ultimately improving patient care.

Maintaining efficiency in an unplanned work environment like an Emergency Department is no easy task. "On day one go-live, our staff could use Synchronicity. It was easy to use and intuitive," said Dr. John Hipskind, MD, FACEP Point of Care Ultrasound Director for the Emergency Department at Kaweah Delta in Visalia, California. "Because Synchronicity has a shallow learning curve, our emergency and off-service residents like surgery residents can do an ultrasound with minimal assistance. The study becomes part of the patient's chart, they’re reviewable and can...

Clinicians will help investigate the role of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) technology in patients with COVID-19.

Bothell, WA — FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and the CHEST Foundation , the charitable foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians , announced two recipients of the CHEST Foundation’s Research Grant in Ultrasonography and COVID-19 today. The grants include $30,000 in support and FUJIFILM Sonosite’s newly launched Sonosite PX ultrasound system for the study of POCUS efficacy in diagnosing and treating COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).

As of late- January 2021 , COVID-19 has claimed over 2.1 million lives and infected well over 100 million people across the world. Initial studies report that POCUS’ real-time imaging, mobility and multiple uses provides clinicians with a technology that could be used for the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of patients...

Program to Investigate the Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Intensive Care Unit

Bothell, WA – September 15, 2020 — FUJIFILM Sonosite , Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and the CHEST Foundation , the charitable foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians , today announced their joint grant in creating the CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Ultrasonography and COVID-19.

The objective of the grant is to investigate the role of POCUS technology on COVID-19 patients through clinical research. FUJIFILM Sonosite is contributing up to 2 grants of $30,000 to the CHEST Foundation in support of the joint program and will also donate newly launched Sonosite PX ultrasound systems to the selected research award sites.

As of early-September 2020, COVID-19 has resulted in more than 27 million infections and 898,000 deaths across the world. Although early studies report that POCUS is...

Bothell, WA – September 3, 2020 — FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and part of the larger Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, today announced that the company has received 510(k) Clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the company’s entire POCUS portfolio to support healthcare providers in performing accurate lung and cardiac imaging in COVID-19 patients.

Fujifilm Sonosite creates point-of-care ultrasound systems and medical informatics solutions along with transducers and accessories that can help physicians improve time-to-diagnosis, patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and workflow.

“POCUS has emerged as a critical tool to support clinicians in their tireless efforts to evaluate lung and cardiac complications of COVID-19,” said Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP, FRCPC, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “We’re very pleased that Fujifilm Sonosite’s POCUS portfolio has received this clearance from the FDA and most...

Bothell, WA, July 21, 2020 - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and part of the larger Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, has announced the launch of the new Sonosite PX ultrasound system. Sonosite PX is the next generation in Sonosite POCUS, with the most advanced image quality ever seen in a Sonosite system, a suite of workflow efficiency features, and an adaptable form factor.

“Sonosite PX will help clinicians treat patients more effectively and efficiently,” said Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “It was designed and inspired by clinicians on the front lines of medicine, focusing on how they use ultrasound at the bedside, no matter where that bedside is.”

With the most advanced visualization capabilities of any Sonosite ultrasound system, Sonosite PX image clarity is the result of a new proprietary imaging algorithm. Combined with a...

Industry leaders to research the growing importance of point-of-care ultrasound in COVID-19 care

BOTHELL, Wash., July 1, 2020 - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, and the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), today announced its partnership on the EMF COVID-19 Research Grant program. To support this program, FUJIFILM Sonosite is contributing a $90,000 research grant and soon to be released Sonosite PX point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) systems.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected 188 countries , with over 10 million confirmed cases and 500,000 deaths as of July 2020. More research is critically needed to understand the pathophysiology of COVID-19 and how to manage patients for improved outcomes and reduced mortality rates. The goal of the EMF’s COVID-19 grant is to conduct research with the participation of emergency medicine physicians, and to...

Fabian to serve as Vice Chair of the Board

Fabian, President and COO of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., calls LSW “a primary venture ignitor and attractor” helping to accelerate the state’s progress in life sciences and research

BOTHELL, WA, June 4, 2020 – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, has announced the election of Rich Fabian, the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Life Science Washington , a statewide industry association whose mission is to stimulate life science innovation, job creation and ecosystem vibrancy across Washington. Fabian has agreed to serve as Vice Chair of the LSW Board through December 31, 2021.

“We have chosen to put our company headquarters in Washington State because of the lively, world-class scientific and medical community here, which is matched in its enthusiasm by its...