COVID-19

[VIDEO] Rural Family Doctor Uses Wireless Ultrasound To Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Virginia Robinson, a family physician practicing in Fernie, BC., is at the center of a POCUS project to bring handheld ultrasound to rural communities across British Columbia, Canada. Watch her video to learn how Dr. Robinson is using POCUS for COVID-19 or read her interview. What challenges are rural physicians facing during the COVID-19 pandemic?  “Well,…

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Generous Patient Donates Clarius Ultrasound to Montfort Hospital’s ER

After spending time in an emergency room (ER) in Ottawa earlier this year, Peter Hyde decided to find a way to donate a modern assessment tool that would help patients like him leave the hospital faster.   “I suspected that using a more modern type of scanner could help increase efficiency and reduce wait times,…

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Echocardiography Society’s Perspective on POCUS for COVID-19

We continue to read new journal articles confirming the benefits of point-of-care ultrasound to screen, diagnose and monitor COVID-19 patients. The latest? A statement from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) recognizes the value and prevalence of POCUS on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. ASE confirms that “the rapid, bedside assessment of…

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[VIDEO] Emergency Dr. Oron Frenkel Discusses Handheld Ultrasound for COVID-19

An emergency physician at St. Paul’s Hospital, one of Vancouver’s largest hospitals, Dr. Oron Frenkel was an early advocate of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in the fight against COVID-19.   Watch his interview video to learn why Dr. Frenkel thinks Clarius HD is ideal for POCUS, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.   “While we can’t say with a hundred…

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