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Thanks to an Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) research grant, a new ultrasound training initiative is helping emergency department clinicians in Australia more easily find a patient’s vein during cannulation . Gold Coast University Hospital Emergency Department physician Dr. Amy Archer-Jones...[Read more]
Matt Ostroff, MSN APN VABC, the vascular access coordinator at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey, is leading a revolution in point-of-care ultrasound ( POCUS ). Ostroff has helped pioneer a multi-disciplinary approach for vascular access , bringing different...[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]
The Economic Times: Healthworld recently released a short documentary exploring how point-of-care ultrasound improves patient outcomes at Medanta Hospital - The Medicity in Gurugram, one of the leading multi-speciality hospitals in the Delhi-Capital region in India. In the documentary, Healthworld...[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: The growth of portable ultrasound in primary care
In the last decade there has been a widespread adoption of portable ultrasound in point of care (POCUS) for primary care . Its potential for timely assessment and rapid diagnosis continues to attract family doctors, and more and more are...[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]
SonoSite ultrasound Jim Corcoran blog
Ultrasound-guidance has proven invaluable for the regional neurosurgical center at the Salford Royal Hospital outside Manchester, England. In addition to helping to improve patient safety, ultrasound is increasingly being used to guide regional anesthesia , offering a variety of benefits...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound helps tame cost escalation in the ER
According to a study conducted by Harvard researchers, emergency physicians in community-hospital settings that chose to use diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in patient care saved patients, insurance companies, and hospitals significant sums of money, even if the results of an...[Read more]
Anesthesiologist Dr. Frances Chow works to bring ultrasound-guided nerve blocks to British Columbia Cancer Agency , Vancouver, BC, Canada. British Columbia Cancer Agency has among the best cancer outcomes in the world, including highest of the G7 countries for childhood...[Read more]