POCUS education

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]
Because ultrasound is not extensively taught in medical schools, clinicians are often left scrambling to learn this essential technology in an often chaotic ER or other high-pressure situations. SonoSite Institute was designed to address this very issue. SonoSite Institute empowers...[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]
Emergency physician Dr. Chau Pham is the founder and Co-Chair of Canadians Helping Kids in Vietnam (CHKV) , an organization established in 1995 to help improve the lives of the poorest in Vietnam by improving conditions that directly empower children...[Read more]
In a July 2019 article published in HealthManagement.org , Dr. Francois Louw M.D., clinical assistant professor at the Bill Nelems Pain and Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, described an extensive list of strategies to reduce opioid...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. announced the launch of a strategic relationship with Partners HealthCare to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to POCUS applications. The two companies will collaborate to use AI-based models that will assist clinicians in diagnosis and enhance quality of...[Read more]
Dr. T.V.S. Gopal, Head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Associate Medical Director at CARE Hospitals in Hyderabad, India , has been practicing for more than 30 years. In this recent interview, Dr. Gopal discusses how POCUS has transformed the...[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]