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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...

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...

Amsterdam, August 10, 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 clarity ever seen in a Sonosite system, a suite of workflow efficiency features, and an adaptable form factor.

“Every aspect of Sonosite PX was designed specifically for the clinicians on the front lines of medicine. We designed Sonosite PX as a tool to help clinicians in all fields of medicine to treat patients more effectively where it matters most – at the point of care.” said Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “To optimize clinician ergonomics and improve efficiency, the system has an innovative and adaptable work surface that can be used in a...

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...

AI2 Incubator delivers deep learning and computer vision technology on limited hardware capacity to enable new levels of ultrasound detection

Seattle & Bothell, Wash., September 18, 2019 - FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound solutions, and the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence (AI2) Incubator , builder of AI-first startups, announced today a collaboration to interpret ultrasound images with AI, enabling new ultrasound applications and enhanced accuracy. Fujifilm Sonosite has enlisted assistance from the AI2 Incubator to deploy deep learning models on portable ultrasound products. Together, the AI2 Incubator and Fujifilm Sonosite will work to improve image analysis, allowing for the interpretation of a much wider range of ultrasound scenarios.

“The AI2 Incubator was a perfect place to look for help in creating breakthrough technology. They have the type of talent that is hard to recruit, combined with the ambition of a...

Collaboration to develop artificial intelligence (AI) enhanced ultrasound technology aimed at increasing the utility of ultrasound and improving our nation’s healthcare system

Bothell, Washington and Boston, Massachusetts, July 30, 2019 – FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. has announced the launch of a strategic relationship with Partners HealthCare to apply artificial intelligence to improve the utility and functionality of portable ultrasound. The two organizations will collaborate to enhance ultrasound technology with AI to enable clinicians to perform scans at the point-of-care, further expanding the accessibility of this technology for clinicians and their patients. The collaboration will be executed through the MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science and leverage the extensive data assets, computational infrastructure and clinical expertise of the Partners HealthCare system.

“Allowing for even greater integration of ultrasound into our healthcare delivery system requires smarter machines,” said Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM, Chief Data Science...

BOTHELL, Wash., August 6, 2018 – FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge, portable and point-of-care ultrasound solutions, today announced the promotion of Richard “Rich” Fabian to President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc.

“I am pleased to congratulate Rich on his promotion to President and Chief Operating Officer,” said Takaaki Ueda, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. “Rich’s wealth of experience in sales, service, distribution, supply chain and manufacturing will be crucial to FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc.’s constant innovation of point-of-care ultrasound technology and improving patient lives.”

"It is a true honor and privilege to have the opportunity to lead the team that created point-of-care ultrasound, which has enabled clinicians to make an immediate impact on patient care for the past twenty years,” added Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. “It is a remarkable legacy and I...

Takaaki Ueda appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Rich Fabian promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer

BOTHELL, Wash., August 6, 2018 – FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge, portable and point-of-care ultrasound solutions, today announced the appointment of Fujifilm veteran Takaaki Ueda as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc., in addition to his roles as President and CEO of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., and FUJIFILM New Development U.S.A., Inc. Rich Fabian has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. The leadership appointments stem from Masayuki Higuchi’s return to Tokyo as Deputy General Manager of Global Finance & Accounting at FUJIFILM Corporation.

“On behalf of all employees at FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc., we are grateful to Mr. Higuchi’s contributions to the business and wish him success in his important new role,” shared Takaaki Ueda, Chairman...