Fujifilm Sonosite Upgrades New Medical App Aimed To Inform Health Professionals And Aid Patient Care

October 06, 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."

Within the SonoAccess version 2.0, users can customize a profile to generate a recommended list of content, download any content item for offline access, view the “What’s New” feed to browse through all of the content on the app, and use the search functionality to find the content quickly. Additional features include the ability to:

  • Watch ultrasound “How To” videos organized by specialty and product to pick up helpful tips from expert ultrasound users
  • Watch video case studies for more detailed information on clinical applications of ultrasound
  • Watch specially created 3D animation videos which correlate ultrasound findings with anatomy
  • Access the clinical image gallery to reference and compare to the images you scan
  • Find reimbursement information and Quick Start user guides for Sonosite systems
  • Share the app via several social media outlets
  • Contact FUJIFILM Sonosite from the app to get your questions answered

To download the SonoAccess app and enjoy it on your Apple or Android phone and tablet, please visit iTunes or Google Play. For more information, please visit: www.sonoaccess.com.

About Fujifilm

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., is the innovator and world leader in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by 26 subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Sonosite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more information, go to: www.sonosite.com.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2014, the company had global revenues of $23.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 103 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.


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Lauren Geloso
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