Insights

Why Handheld Ultrasound is a Safer Option for Infection Control

It’s no secret that cleaning traditional ultrasound scanners is a challenge at the best of times. Fortunately, clinicians now have access to a variety of handheld ultrasound systems that are easy to cover and disinfect. For example, Clarius scanners can be fully encased in a sterile cover or even a Ziploc bag. Option 1: Cover…

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World Consumer Rights Day

By leveraging the processing power of existing phones or tablets on the market, Clarius scanners are able to pack the same amount of imaging power seen in larger systems into a package that weighs about 300 grams (0.6lbs). Compared to your traditional laptop-based ultrasound systems at 10-20lbs, that is up to 30x lighter and fewer…

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Ultrasound Everywhere

On this International Women’s Day, we’re proud to feature some remarkable medical practitioners who have used Clarius for a broad variety of applications. Dr. Ruth Maher, Assistant Professor School of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Creighton UniversityDr. Ruth Maher recently won an innovation award for developing a non-invasive solution for treating bladder weakness and other…

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Clarius Live is Included with Every Scanner

Medical professionals can now broadcast real-time, live ultrasound imaging to any standard web browser on desktop and mobile devices. The simple-to-use feature allows any Clarius user to easily request real-time assistance while performing an ultrasound exam with their Clarius Ultrasound Scanner. The feature is fully integrated into the current version of the app and is…

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Emergency Physician Gives Clarius Top Marks for Image Quality

We met Dr. Gert-Jan Mauritz from the Netherlands at the Medica exhibition in October 2016 and he became one of our very first customers. He originally purchased the Clarius L7 and Clarius C3 for his emergency medicine practice.  Dr. Mauritz recently received the new Clarius L15 and shares his thoughts on the second-generation scanner. As…

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Plastic Surgeon Switches from traditional ultrasound to Clarius

A Clarius customer since 2018, Marc J. Salzman, MD, FACS is recognized in Louisville for his cutting-edge plastic surgery techniques. He is a double Board-Certified aesthetic plastic surgeon who has been practicing in Louisville since 1992. He shares his thoughts about how he switched to Clarius from his traditional ultrasound system. “As a plastic surgeon,…

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Introducing our online MSK Education Series

By Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK Clarius is partnering with MSK ultrasound Imaging pioneer Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK, to deliver online presentations to help clinicians update and refine MSK imaging skills. Greg was one of three physical therapist recipients in the nation who earned a Pioneer Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging (RMSK) in Washington…

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Artificial Intelligence in Medical Ultrasound Research

It’s no secret that Artificial Intelligence (AI) governs our lives through the consumer technology we use every day. AI is now disrupting various healthcare practices, including medical ultrasound imaging. In fact, the projected market value of AI within healthcare is expected to grow from $2B in 2018, to $36B in 2025. One of the most…

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A Brief History of Medical Ultrasound

When we first introduced the Clarius Handheld Ultrasound scanner in March 2016, the concept of truly portable ultrasound was very new and surprising to many.  But when you consider that medical ultrasound imaging has followed the same trend as personal computers, the miniaturization of ultrasound systems is a natural progression. As computers have become smaller…

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Using Elastography to understand musculoskeletal pathology

Last week, we introduced the elastography imaging mode available on our Clarius Ultrasound platform. Greg Fritz PT, DPT, RMSK, a practicing physiotherapist in Washington State, has been testing elastography with his Clarius scanner at his small practice. Here is the detailed account of his experience with this advanced Clarius feature. Physical Therapists, who critically identify musculoskeletal…

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