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Clinicians in Vietnam in ultrasound training course
Dr. Megan Thùy Vũ is a global surgery resident at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. In addition to the five-year clinical general surgery program, she has two additional years dedicated to cross-training in other specialties, including point-of-care ultrasound,...[Read more]
After the outbreak of COVID-19, commonly called coronavirus, Sonosite team members across China have stepped forward to support local clinicians in the diagnosis of coronavirus and to help control the epidemic’s spread. In the fight against coronavirus, ultrasound is a...[Read more]
Dr. Alexandros Mallios. Dr. Mallios performing an ultrasound scan.
Alexandros Mallios is a vascular surgeon at the Institut Mutualiste Montsouris (IMM) hospital in Paris. For the last four years, he has pioneered the use of ultrasound-guided percutaneous arteriovenous fistula access in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Dr. Mallios explains why he...[Read more]
St Helier Hospital in the London borough of Sutton has one of the largest renal medicine departments in the UK, and relies on Fujifilm Sonosite point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) systems to improve care and patient safety. Dr Pritpal Virdee, a senior...[Read more]
Dr. Raj Tobin, Director & Head of the Department of Anesthesiology at Max Super Specialty Hospital in Saket, New Delhi has 28 years of experience in anesthesiology. We interviewed Dr. Tobin to learn about the various clinical applications and the...[Read more]
This post is the second part of Dr. Jonathan “Jono” Henry’s report from the Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Be sure to read the first chapter of his remarkable report . Out in the peripheries, supply chains fail frequently: depleted electrolyte...[Read more]
A new study published by the National Institutes of Health’s Journal of Pain reveals that first-time patients suffering from chronic MSK pain are prescribed opioids more often than non-drug treatments. Researchers analyzed data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey...[Read more]
Nurse educator Abigail Butts MS, RN, CCNS, CCRN is the Communications Project Manager of Three Roots International , a nonprofit that partners with communities in Ethiopia to cultivate community development and economic capacity by empowering families through education, health, and...[Read more]
Sonographer Radha Persaud and her team in Guyana
RAD-AID International works to optimize access to medical imaging, radiology services, and nursing care and education in over 30 countries around the world. In a recent medical mission to Guyana, Radha Persaud, RDMS, RDCS, RT, Ultrasound Coordinator at Zucker School...[Read more]
Beginning on January 1, 2020, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new appropriate use criteria (AUC) program for advanced diagnostic imaging services provided to Medicare beneficiaries. The purpose of the new program, enacted as part of...[Read more]