Philips enters handheld ultrasound market
Health Imaging News, August 12, 2008
Royal Philips Electronics has launched a handheld ultrasound system for cardiologists to obtain diagnostic data bedside. Philips representatives said the CX50 CompactXtreme features its PureWave transducer, which can improve penetration in difficult-to-image patients. It also features Philips XRES adaptive image processing for reduced speckle and haze inherent with ultrasound imaging. The Philips CX50 CompactXtreme also supports adult transthoracic and transesophageal cardiology applications, the representatives said.
- CFO Exchange: Smartphones Poised to Disrupt Healthcare, Says Topol
- How Digital Strategy Shapes Patient Engagement at Boston Children's Hospital
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- CNO on Hospital Redesign: 'You Can't Over-Communicate'
- Carondelet to Pay $35M to Settle Fraud Allegations
- Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
- PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity
- Some Cancer Hospitals' Quality Data Will Soon Be Public
- 3 Traits Personality Assessments Can't Reveal
- CA Powers Up $80M HIE to 'Create Value in the Data'