Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Clarius has been able to play a big part in helping frontline medical practitioners scan patient lungs for pneumonia.
Cornelia Naylor of Burnaby Now had a chance to speak with Kris Dickie, VP of Research and Development at Clarius, to discuss how Clarius‘ handheld ultrasound scanner has become very useful for managing patients with COVID-19.
Compared to the bulky traditional machines, handhelds are cheaper (starting at $6,500 CAD per unit compared to about $100,000), easier to keep clean inside a single-use sleeve and more convenient.“ according to Dickie.
Keeping up with demand and making sure customers receive the tools they need has been a priority for Clarius during this pandemic.
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