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Promoting patient safety and increasing health care quality have dominated the health care landscape during the last 15 years. Health care regulators and payers are now tying patient safety outcomes and best practices to hospital reimbursement. Many health care leaders...[Read more]
Part 6 of our compelling 6 part series. Listless and sleepy, the three week old baby is making mother anxious. At the follow up clinic it’s low weight is also concerning physicians. Three weeks old and weighing only 2.8 kgs...[Read more]
At SonoSite we are very fortunate to know a large group of doctors and care workers who are invested in global public health. Those rare people that go to remote locations to treat patients and train the local healthcare workers...[Read more]
Here at SonoSite we have a pool of equipment that we loan for global health missions in under-served areas. We were fortunate to be able to support Dr Braehler's recent mission to Honduras. This is what he had to say:...[Read more]
Part 5 of our compelling 6 part series. Maria is pregnant, a few days overdue with her baby in a dangerous, transverse position. Out here in this remote location, when to transport is the most difficult question. Dr. Jordan sees...[Read more]
Part 4 of our compelling 6 part series. Panamanian panteras, or midwives, come together in a remote community to learn how to use hand-carried ultrasound scanners. Guided by a medical student from UCI, and using SonoSite Edge machines, they soon...[Read more]
Grateful Dad Donates a SonoSite Edge to the Ulss 21 Hospital Legnago, Department of Pediatrics, Italy Cutting-edge tools for 43 thousand euro: an ultrasound for heart disease but also an high flow oxygenator and one for babies A gift for...[Read more]
Courtesy of Fujifilm SonoSite ANZ The Fremantle Dockers Football team have been using on-field Ultrasound as a way to visualize and diagnose soft tissue injuries with their players. The SonoSite Edge portable Ultrasound system provides beautiful images of the ribs...[Read more]
Part 3 of our compelling 6 part series. In a makeshift clinic at a coastal community in Panama, Mackenzie, one of Floating Doctors young volunteers from Yale checks out a headmaster's kidney problem, her first examination using ultrasound. The ease...[Read more]
Part 2 of our compelling 6 part series. The second video in this extraordinary series shows Gustavino, a frail boy with a fast deteriorating heart condition living high up in the mountains, 5 hour's hard trek from Pueblo Nuevo, Panama...[Read more]