All Press Releases for August 13, 2009

Ultrasonix Installs First SonixTOUCH / SonixHUB at University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, Emergency Department

Ultrasonix announces the first installation of SonixHUB, a data management solution unique to Emergency Medicine, at Arizona University Medical Center.

    RICHMOND, BC, August 13, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ultrasonix Medical Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of high quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems and University Medical Center (UMC), Tucson, Arizona are pleased to announce the successful implementation of the first integrated installation of SonixTOUCH with Ultrasonix's unique SonixHUB data management solution for Emergency Medicine.

"We are extremely pleased to have successfully installed this comprehensive ultrasound and data management solution," said Joe Bjorklund, Vice President, North American Sales for Ultrasonix. "We appreciate the collaborative approach of UMC's Information Services and Clinicians who made the integration seamless," added Mr. Bjorklund.

"SonixTOUCH and SonixHUB will improve workflow and enhance our ability to manage our ultrasound images and reports in UMC's new and expanded Emergency Department," said Albert Fiorello, MD - Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound at UMC. "In a busy Academic Center, compliance and capture of required information for Quality Assurance and Credentialing is essential and SonixTOUCH / SonixHUB combination gives us the ability to seamlessly capture, QA, archive, and query this data electronically," Dr. Fiorello added.

Richmond, BC, Canada - August 13th, 2009 - SonixHUB is a 1-step setup credentialing and QA tool that allows capture of exams and worksheets for review and evaluation. It is HIPAA-compliant and includes sophisticated features such as statistical and summary reports, email notifications and user permission levels. Exams can also be easily retrieved and printed for billing purposes.

SonixTOUCH EMed is a compact, mobile diagnostic ultrasound system that features premium image quality, wireless networking, portable battery operated with over 90 minutes of battery life, 3 active transducer ports and easy to use touch-screen driven interface.

Each exam performed on the SonixTOUCH EMed is workflow-driven via the single QSonix button so that the operator is naturally entering exam type, patient and operator information, then performs the exam and enters the findings in a worksheet right on the touch-screen. The results are then automatically sent and stored in SonixHUB for later review and evaluation. The entire process is paperless and ensures maximum compliance. Selected exams can also be retrieved at a later date and easily processed for billing.

About Ultrasonix: Ultrasonix ( ) is a leading developer and manufacturer of high quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems. The company's OpenSONIX ultrasound technology provides superior image quality, ease of use and clinical flexibility to adapt to the needs of a variety of specialties. Ultrasonix is a privately held company headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia with affiliate dealers in 65 countries.

Joe Bjorklund
VP Sales, North America
Ultrasonix Medical Corporation
Tel: 604.279.8550
Fax: 604.279.8559
[e] [email protected]

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Albert Fiorello, MD - Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound at University Medical Center (UMC), Tucson, Arizona talks about the SonixHUB-SonixTOUCH integration.