Category: Ultrasound



Roundtable: Unleashing the Power of Ultrasound

The 2019 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America—which took place earlier this month in Chicago—may have come and gone, but one of the top technologies highlighted at the conference—ultrasound—is more relevant than ever.



Diagnostic Ultrasound, in Your Pocket

The spread of ultrasound technology into point-of-care devices has brought cost-effective, high-quality imaging and color flow to virtually all points of the globe. But with this major technological change comes rethinking how to properly care for and test the performance of smartphone-based ultrasound devices.

GE Healthcare Establishes New Procedures for Testing the Safety of Their TEE Ultrasound Probes

GE Healthcare, a provider of TEE ultrasound imaging systems, and St. Charles, Mo.-based BC Group International, Inc., a manufacturer of test equipment for the medical industry, announced that after months of testing by GE Healthcare’s Global Ultrasound Division, a new procedure for testing the safety of their TEE ultrasound probes has been established.

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PartsSource Launches Ultrasound Probe Exchange Program

Aurora, Ohio-based PartsSource announces that it now offers a ISO 13485-certified ultrasound probe exchange at a flat-rate price. According to company officials, the new program simplifies probe repair via a single, automated online platform to order, track, package and exchange, while maximizing quality through a comprehensive 20-point visual and functional inspection.

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His Turn at the Helm: Levi Moore

He may be relatively new on the job, but Levi Moore has been preparing for this role for years. Here, Moore—who took over as president and COO of Longmont, Colo.-based Acertara last October—reveals what’s on the horizon for Acertara and shares expert advice for HTM professionals who count ultrasound devices among their inventories.

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Acertara R&D Team Partners with Johns Hopkins for Ultrasound Study

Longmont, Colo.-based Acertara, an independent ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited medical ultrasound acoustic measurement, testing, and calibration laboratory, and ISO 13485:2003 certified probe repair and new product development facility, announces that its R&D team has partnered with Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore through a research grant from the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.

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