La Mosquitia has the largest wilderness area in Central America, consisting of mangrove swamps, lagoons, rivers, savannas and tropical rain forests. Manatees, tapirs and jaguars all still thrive here – they have learnt to be circumspect around man, and they...[Read more]
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]
Code Black Movie: a gruesome but moving documentary film featuring the experience of young emergency medicine doctors in Los Angeles County Hospital. These residents battle life and death situations on a regular basis while being bombarded with the beaurocracy of...[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]
Medical Visualization at the patient’s side Did you know? Thirty percent of deaths worldwide are from Coronary Artery Disease Every 25 seconds an American will have an Acute Coronary Event Every minute one American will die from this event Reducing...[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]