Emergency Medicine

Dotmed.com Trevor Bromley One of the main reasons cited regarding physician burnout is the administrative burden and hassle factor of electronic health records. Regarding imaging services, current PACS workflow solutions have been designed for MRI or CT machines making it...[Read more]
In October 2018, Fujifilm SonoSite unveiled SonoSite Synchronicity , their new point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) workflow system. In a June 2019 feature, DOTMed’s HealthCareBusiness Daily News took an in-depth look at SonoSite Synchronicity and reviewed how SonoSite Synchronicity brings greater efficiency...[Read more]
In a March 2019 meta-analysis of eight studies published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine , data shows that the use of pelvic point-of-care ultrasound (PPOCUS) can lead to pregnant patients spending less time in the Emergency Department. These...[Read more]
The Queen’s Hospital Emergency Department in Romford is showing off their four new SonoSite point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) machines which will allow them to examine patients quickly and accurately. Queen's Hospital, one of the busiest emergency wards in London, has a...[Read more]
SonoSite blog post: Dr. Martin Langer, clinical lead for emergency medicine at the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Unna
Time is of the essence in the emergency department, where a prompt diagnosis can literally mean the difference between life and death . In this environment, access to point-of-care ultrasound is essential, providing vital information to help clinicians rapidly determine...[Read more]
HealthManagement.org Nidhi Nikhanj, MD Obtaining vascular access is one of the most common procedures performed in U.S. hospitals, with more than 5 million central venous catheterizations (CVCs) performed annually (Feller-Klopman 2007). Nearly 80% of critical care patients undergo CVC (Gibbs;...[Read more]
Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP, FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer at Fujifilm SonoSite HealthCare Business News While providers continue to adhere to safe, low-dose imaging protocols, we are also seeing a trend toward finding new care pathways that use ionizing-free modalities. For...[Read more]
SonoSite ultrasound and STARS air ambulance
STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service) Air Ambulance is a non-profit emergency air transport organization* that serves rural communities in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. Funded by donations from private individuals, STARS was founded by Dr. Gregory Powell, who had...[Read more]
SonoSite ultrasound on Mt. Everest
Dr. Luanne Freer is, to put it mildly, comfortable with being uncomfortable. A trained emergency medicine physician who grew up in the Washington DC area, Dr. Freer serves as medical director of Yellowstone National Park through Medcor Inc. When she’s...[Read more]
SonoSite in Mosul, Iraq
Mosul, one of Iraq’s largest cities, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war. Dr. Henryk Pich is doing his part to help. As a young man, Dr. Henryk Pich spent time travelling in the Middle East. Not...[Read more]