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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, July 21, 2020 - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and part of the larger Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, has announced the launch of the new Sonosite PX ultrasound system. Sonosite PX is the next generation in Sonosite POCUS, with the most advanced image quality ever seen in a Sonosite system, a suite of workflow efficiency features, and an adaptable form factor.

“Sonosite PX will help clinicians treat patients more effectively and efficiently,” said Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “It was designed and inspired by clinicians on the front lines of medicine, focusing on how they use ultrasound at the bedside, no matter where that bedside is.”

With the most advanced visualization capabilities of any Sonosite ultrasound system, Sonosite PX image clarity is the result of a new proprietary imaging algorithm. Combined with a...

Industry leaders to research the growing importance of point-of-care ultrasound in COVID-19 care

BOTHELL, Wash., July 1, 2020 - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, and the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), today announced its partnership on the EMF COVID-19 Research Grant program. To support this program, FUJIFILM Sonosite is contributing a $90,000 research grant and soon to be released Sonosite PX point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) systems.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected 188 countries , with over 10 million confirmed cases and 500,000 deaths as of July 2020. More research is critically needed to understand the pathophysiology of COVID-19 and how to manage patients for improved outcomes and reduced mortality rates. The goal of the EMF’s COVID-19 grant is to conduct research with the participation of emergency medicine physicians, and to...

Fabian to serve as Vice Chair of the Board

Fabian, President and COO of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., calls LSW “a primary venture ignitor and attractor” helping to accelerate the state’s progress in life sciences and research

BOTHELL, WA, June 4, 2020 – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, has announced the election of Rich Fabian, the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Life Science Washington , a statewide industry association whose mission is to stimulate life science innovation, job creation and ecosystem vibrancy across Washington. Fabian has agreed to serve as Vice Chair of the LSW Board through December 31, 2021.

“We have chosen to put our company headquarters in Washington State because of the lively, world-class scientific and medical community here, which is matched in its enthusiasm by its...

Fabian, President and COO of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., applauds AdvaMed for its leadership in times of health crisis

BOTHELL, WA, May 20, 2020 – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, has announced Rich Fabian, the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, was appointed to the board of The Advanced Medical Technology Association ( AdvaMed ), a Washington D.C.-based trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world.

“I am proud to be a member of the AdvaMed board, particularly now. Since the very onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19), AdvaMed members have been on the front lines, providing patients and health care providers with the protective equipment, diagnostic tests, ventilators and other vital medical devices and supplies needed to defeat this pandemic,” said Rich Fabian , President and Chief Operating...

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 various educational and training solutions designed specifically for point-of-care ultrasound to more than 8,000 emergency medicine professionals

Bothell, WA, October 22, 2019 (Booth # 1811) – 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 provide fast, high-quality imaging at the point of care in emergent and critical scenarios at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP19) annual meeting held October 27-29, 2019 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.

“Ultrasound at the point of care is becoming an increasingly critical tool for emergency medicine physicians and emergency response teams to get the information they need to make immediate clinical decisions,” said Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “Fujifilm Sonosite’s POCUS solutions are built to exceed U.S. military specifications for durability and...

BOTHELL, Wash., October 17, 2019 - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound solutions, and part of the greater Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, has entered into an agreement with Intelligent Ultrasound Group , a global, world-class ultrasound software and simulation developer, allowing the companies to deliver a training solution to the point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) market. The agreement includes Intelligent Ultrasound Group’s BodyWorks Eve POCUS training solution and the HeartWorks transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) simulator training platforms that can be used to accelerate training for all Fujifilm Sonosite’s POCUS systems.

“This agreement will allow clinicians the opportunity to work with two leading companies in their respective markets to access a robust POCUS training solution that will facilitate increased adoption of a critical imaging modality in their institutions,” said Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fujifilm Sonosite.

BodyWorks Eve is Intelligent...

Company demonstrates suite of imaging and educational solutions to more than 14,000 anesthesia 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 anesthetic procedures including ultrasound-guided needle placements and nerve blocks at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019, the American Society of Anesthesiology’s annual meeting (ASA 2019) held October 19-23, 2019, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

“Anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists 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 blocks,...