Stories

What departments are the heaviest users of point-of-care ultrasound in an American-based hospital? The answer varies from hospital to hospital, but we usually see Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care and Anaesthesiology rounding out the heavyweight users of bedside ultrasound. But...[Read more]
Image of Dr. Diku Mandavia
Dr. Diku Mandavia recently sat down to talk shop with Health Exec Magazine. As the Chief Medical Officer for both Fujifilm Medical Systems and Fujifilm SonoSite, Dr. Mandavia is a busy man. His path to his current role started in...[Read more]
SonoSite Supports Homeless Veterans with Sonosite iViz Ultrasound
It’s one of the central pillars of the United States military: You don’t leave a fellow soldier behind. That ethos pushed five Vietnam veterans, Jack Lyon, Bill Mahedy, Randy Waite, Paul Grasso, and Russ Kelly, to a breaking point in...[Read more]
Spreading point-of-care ultrasound in the Philippines
West Virginia University Department of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound fellow, Kristine S. Robinson, M.D. is taking Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) to the international level by residing in Metro Manila, Philippines for a month, equipped with a Sonosite Edge machine from...[Read more]
LIG Global Uses SonoSite Ultrasound in the Dominican Republic
By Raghu Thunga, M.D., COO, LIG Global Foundation LIG Global Foundation is a not-for-profit public global charity dedicated to helping provide proper healthcare to the underprivileged. In our recent trip to Dajabon in the Dominican Republic, we utilized the SonoSite...[Read more]
Gold Coast University Hospital
Read how one of Australia’s largest emergency departments, the Gold Coast University Hospital is utilizing the SonoSite iViz. Dr. Stuart Watkins works in one of the largest and busiest emergency departments in Australia averaging over 300 patients a day. “When...[Read more]
Dr. David Bahner (MD, RDMS, FACEP) is an emergency medicine physician in Ohio. He took a SonoSite ultrasound system along on an expedition to Antarctica. At the invitation of Dr. Carmine Valente, I enrolled on an expedition to the continent...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite attends the Digital Health Summit at CES in Las Vegas last week, to listen to Digital Health experts, feel the remarkable Digital Health evolution, and present on key topics. “ One thing for sure, Digital Health is now...[Read more]
Dr. Gordon Johnson travels to India and Haiti regularly and finds point-of-care ultrasound to be essential for seeing his patients in resource limited settings. Dr. Johnson had his share of scanning and training with iViz during his most recent trip...[Read more]
Breast cancer has become the leading cause of mortality for women in Nicaragua, overtaking the incidence of death due to childbirth or cervical cancer. In Nicaragua, survival after breast cancer diagnosis is poor, mostly due to the late stage at...[Read more]