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Image courtesy of Acclaim Physician Group Dr. Kent Brantly, a clinical faculty member of the John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency in Fort Worth, Texas, recently returned from a medical mission in Kampala, Uganda. He loaned a portable ultrasound device...[Read more]
Dr. Jonathan “Jono” Henry is an emergency physician at the Mulgrave Private Hospital near Melbourne, Australia. After he gave a talk at the 2018 ASUM Conference in Auckland , Dr. Henry was asked by the Vanuatu Ministry of Health to...[Read more]
Asha Vihar is a development aid project in the state of Jharkhand, Eastern India that delivers free healthcare to those who need it most. Anesthetists Dr. Lukas Fischer and Dr. Peter Lembach volunteered at Asha Vihar’s annual surgical camp for...[Read more]
Dr. Alaro Lawson DNP, emergency room provider at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, returned from a medical mission to Bakana, Nigeria on behalf of the Kalabari National Association (KNA) . She took with her two SonoSite Edge portable ultrasound machines,...[Read more]
Deborah Majure RT, CV, RDMS, RCC is a diagnostic medical sonographer who knows the importance of ultrasound in resource-limited environments. She recently returned from a charitable medical mission to Belize, sent by First Presbyterian Church, Pascagoula, Mississippi , which is...[Read more]
Allison Byrne is a physical therapist and co-leader of a medical team from the Park Community Church in Chicago. She recently returned from a medical mission to assist the Light Evangelism Ministry (LEM) clinic in Fendell, Liberia . The LEM...[Read more]
Dr. Dvora Nelson is a general surgeon specializing in the treatment of varicose veins . She has gone on medical missions for the Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation since 2006. Dr. Nelson went to a remote mountain clinic in Olanchito, Honduras...[Read more]
Fujifilm SonoSite was honored to host Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D., who represents Washington’s 8 th District, at our Bothell campus on July 8 th . Congresswoman Schrier interacted with our point-of-care ultrasound products and held an extremely well-attended Town Hall...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: Keeping players on the field with the aid of ultrasound technology
Professional sportsmen and women rely on rapid, accurate assessment and treatment of injuries to allow them to regain match fitness and return to the field at the earliest opportunity . At Harlequin FC rugby club, point-of-care ultrasound complements physical examination...[Read more]
Dr Jennifer Hanko smiles on left side of image. On the right side, a different healthcare worker sets up a dialysis patient, who cannot be fully seen.
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in nephrology for guiding the creation of fistulas and informing decisions on their viability and performance for dialysis. Dr. Jennifer Hanko is a consultant nephrologist at Belfast City Hospital , a 900-bed modern university...[Read more]