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Kelly brings additional global leadership and multi-industry experience to top management

Bothell, WA , – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, is pleased to announce that Richard Kelly has joined the company as Vice President of R&D. In his new role, Kelly will drive product vision and innovation for FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. in the areas of POCUS and ultra-high frequency ultrasound, conceptualising early-stage technology, developing product roadmaps, and leading scientific and engineering advances to identifying profitable product innovations.

"R&D is a critical part of our business and is imperative to the advancement of global health initiatives and outcomes," said Richard Fabian, president and CEO of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. "We are thrilled that Richard is bringing his strong product design and global leadership experience to FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., where we never stop pushing the boundaries of technology innovation to advance the future of...

Bothell, WA – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. – the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions – is now the exclusive ultrasound sponsor of The Resuscitative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) Workshop, a prominent and globally active clinical education programme presented by a multidisciplinary team of leaders in this emerging ultrasound modality. The Resuscitative TEE Workshop is an eight-hour practical and multidisciplinary course intended to provide clinicians with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to perform focused TEE with critically ill patients in any acute care setting.

“The use of transesophageal ultrasound (TEU) is expanding rapidly as demonstrated by the increasing use of the sub-modality TEE for resuscitation,” said FUJIFILM Sonosite President and CEO Rich Fabian. “As the company that created the POCUS category, we are committed to helping our clinician partners and customers advance along with the technology by providing ongoing educational opportunities that help improve patient care.”

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Bothell, WA - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. -- Richard Fabian has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, effective July 1, 2022. Richard joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2017.

“Richard has demonstrated the ability to lead FUJIFILM Sonosite through challenging times to produce outstanding results,” said General Manager of FUJIFILM Medical Systems Business Division and FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., Chairman Masataka Akiyama. “Richard and his leadership group have worked with the entire FUJIFILM Sonosite team to develop and launch two next-generation ultrasound systems over the last three years, breaking sales and production records in the process.”

During his tenure, FUJIFILM Sonosite developed and released two new ultrasound systems, the Sonosite PX in 2020 and the Sonosite LX in 2022. In the midst of a global pandemic, the Sonosite PX...

English, India translation unavailable for FUJIFILM Sonosite announces the availability of Sonosite LX, the industry leader’s latest premium point-of-care ultrasound system, in Canada.

Clinicians will help investigate the role of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) technology in patients with COVID-19.

Bothell, WA — FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and the CHEST Foundation , the charitable foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians , announced two recipients of the CHEST Foundation’s Research Grant in Ultrasonography and COVID-19 today. The grants include $30,000 in support and FUJIFILM Sonosite’s newly launched Sonosite PX ultrasound system for the study of POCUS efficacy in diagnosing and treating COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).

As of late- January 2021 , COVID-19 has claimed over 2.1 million lives and infected well over 100 million people across the world. Initial studies report that POCUS’ real-time imaging, mobility and multiple uses provides clinicians with a technology that could be used for the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of patients...

Program to Investigate the Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Intensive Care Unit

Bothell, WA – September 15, 2020 — FUJIFILM Sonosite , Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and the CHEST Foundation , the charitable foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians , today announced their joint grant in creating the CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Ultrasonography and COVID-19.

The objective of the grant is to investigate the role of POCUS technology on COVID-19 patients through clinical research. FUJIFILM Sonosite is contributing up to 2 grants of $30,000 to the CHEST Foundation in support of the joint program and will also donate newly launched Sonosite PX ultrasound systems to the selected research award sites.

As of early-September 2020, COVID-19 has resulted in more than 27 million infections and 898,000 deaths across the world. Although early studies report that POCUS is...

Bothell, WA – September 3, 2020 — FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and part of the larger Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, today announced that the company has received 510(k) Clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the company’s entire POCUS portfolio to support healthcare providers in performing accurate lung and cardiac imaging in COVID-19 patients.

Fujifilm Sonosite creates point-of-care ultrasound systems and medical informatics solutions along with transducers and accessories that can help physicians improve time-to-diagnosis, patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and workflow.

“POCUS has emerged as a critical tool to support clinicians in their tireless efforts to evaluate lung and cardiac complications of COVID-19,” said Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP, FRCPC, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “We’re very pleased that Fujifilm Sonosite’s POCUS portfolio has received this clearance from the FDA and most...

BOTHELL, WA, November 21, 2019 (Booth #4111) – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), and part of the larger Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, will exhibit numerous solutions at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) to be held from December 1-5, 2019 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

“In a healthcare world that’s increasingly complex, we help remove barriers so clinicians can concentrate on what really matters – patient care,” says Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “Fujifilm Sonosite is not only committed to developing best in class ultrasound solutions, but also to enhancing education among clinicians who use POCUS all over the world.”

The following Fujifilm Sonosite solutions will be available for demonstration in booth #4111:

Sonosite X-Porte is a highly portable kiosk ultrasound system that fluidly combines striking image clarity with...

Company demonstrates suite of imaging and educational solutions to more than 14,000 anaesthesia professionals

Bothell, WA, October 17, 2019 (Booth # 641) – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), and part of the greater Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, will exhibit numerous solutions designed to aid healthcare professionals in a variety of anaesthetic procedures including ultrasound-guided needle placements and nerve blocks at ANAESTHESIOLOGY 2019, the American Society of Anaesthesiology’s annual meeting (ASA 2019) held October 19-23, 2019, at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida.

“Anaesthesiologists and nurse anaesthetists are progressively using ultrasound-guided needle placement to improve operating efficiency while decreasing placement complications and patient discomfort,” said Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “As our society continues to fight the opioid epidemic, we’re proud to educate ASA attendees on pain management alternatives , such as ultrasound-guided nerve...

Multi-lingual POCUS educational tools are the result of global member demand

BOTHELL, WA, September 24, 2019 – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound solutions, today announced that its Sonosite Institute, a comprehensive online educational resource dedicated to empowering and educating healthcare providers about point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), is now available in five additional languages. Due to growing demand by current global users, the website resources are now offered in French, German, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese, as well as the original English.

"Point-of-care ultrasound is a lifesaving tool that is making a huge and positive difference in patient care, across a variety of settings. As the undisputed leader in POCUS, Fujifilm Sonosite is as committed to education as we are to innovation," said Diku Mandavia, MD, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite. "Our content-rich Sonosite Institute is designed for all clinicians...