Thousands of Physicians Worldwide are Benefitting from SonoAccess BOTHELL, WA - November 9, 2009 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for point-of-care medicine, today announced the expansion of the SonoAccess™ iPhone® application to include musculoskeletal specialties. SonoAccess is the first iPhone application to provide physicians with a comprehensive multimedia database of ultrasound resource materials.
Dedicated to providing innovative educational tools to musculoskeletal physicians, the SonoAccess app is customized for rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists and sports medicine physicians. Partnering with leading physicians and educators within the ultrasound community, Sonosite has created a comprehensive library of scanning technique videos with case studies and an expansive image gallery to meet the needs of musculoskeletal physicians.
"As technology advancements emerge all around us and physicians become increasingly 'tech' savvy, Sonosite is staying ahead of the curve with the SonoAccess application," said Steven Sampson, Doctor of Osteopathy, Orthohealing Center, Los Angeles. "SonoAccess is an excellent point of reference and is a quick and easy to use application that is accelerating the learning process for novice ultrasound users by changing the way physicians obtain information. In addition to formal training, SonoAccess can be used as a personal coaching tool, with tips and video demonstrations for medical treatments. Literally, Sonosite is placing a free resource for ultrasound guidance at a physician's fingertips." Clinicians worldwide are benefitting from SonoAccess. For more information about the application, visit www.sonoaccess.com.
Sonosite, Inc. (www.sonosite.com) is the innovator and world leader in hand-carried ultrasound. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by ten subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Sonosite's small, lightweight systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. iPhone is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the US and other countries.