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May 5, 2020
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Lung Ultrasound in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure Reduces Conventional Imaging and Health Care Provider Exposure to COVID-19

Lung ultrasound gained a leading position in the last year as an imagi

Categories: COVID-19 Ultrasound
May 14, 2020
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Ultrasound on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Report from an International Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread to 185 countries with over 2.1 million confirmed cases and 145,000 deaths, as per the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 dashboard provided at Imaging modalities such as chest radiography, thoracic and cardiovascular ultrasound, and computed tomography have roles in the diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring, and therapy of COVID-19. However, the potential benefits of imaging need to be balanced against resource utilization and infectious risk.

Categories: COVID-19 Ultrasound
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April 23, 2020
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I'm an ER doctor using ultrasound in innovative ways to combat COVID-19

I work at one of Philadelphia’s biggest hospitals, where we’re starting to see a surge in COVID-19 cases, and we’ve been able to adapt this common technology to more quickly diagnose coronavirus than using other techniques.

March 9, 2020
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Ultrasound-guided interventions in sports and regenerative medicine

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas UGPro® Solution Case Study.

Ultrasound is increasingly being used by sports and regenerative medicine physicians to supplement a diagnostic musculoskeletal (MSK) evaluation. With ultrasound, point-of-care (POC) healthcare providers can visualize soft tissue tears in muscles, tendons, ligaments and joint spaces at a high spatial resolution. Along with growth in diagnostic procedures, ultrasound is also increasingly being used to guide injections especially in pain management and regenerative medicine. 

February 11, 2020
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Ultrasound can benefit daily rheumatology practice

February 11, 2020 -- Ultrasound may benefit daily rheumatology practice, according to a study published on January 29 in JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. Researchers found that ultrasound-guided injections take less than 10 minutes and have a 98% accuracy rate.

Categories: Ultrasound
August 16, 2019
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JUCM KMHA Webinar Series 2019: Ultrasound in Urgent Care

The growing use of ultrasound in the urgent care setting is a hot topic, as evidenced by the success of—and attendance at—a talk on the subject during the most recent convention of the Urgent Care Association. We have engaged the speaker from that session to expound on the most relevant and accessible applications for an ultrasound in common urgent care case presentations.

Categories: Ultrasound Urgent Care
June 12, 2019
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Konica Minolta Healthcare Announces Autologous Biologics Workshop in Partnership with EmCyte Corporation

As part of its commitment to supporting education for ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal interventions, Konica Minolta Healthcare announces a new autologous biologics workshop in partnership with EmCyte Corporation. The workshop is part of Konica Minolta Healthcare’s UGPro™ Solution, an initiative that provides complete solutions for ultrasound-guided procedures and therapies featuring the company’s SONIMAGE® HS1 and SONIMAGE® MX1 ultrasound systems and including hands-on education and training.

Categories: Ultrasound
March 7, 2019
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European Congress of Radiology 2019: Konica Minolta strengthens its position in Mobile Diagnostics

European Congress of Radiology 2019: Konica Minolta strengthens its position in Mobile Diagnostics Summary Hospitals and clinics are increasingly looking into ways to provide the best healthcare to all patients. Mobility is one such way to improve patient care; because sometimes care needs to come to the patient. Bedside exams may be needed in case patients cannot be moved due to the nature of their injuries. In those cases Mobile Digital X-ray is the right technology to use.

Categories: Technology Ultrasound
January 17, 2019
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Ultrasound-guided procedures (UGP) are transforming MSK.

Ultrasound-guided procedures (UGP) are transforming MSK, delivering targeted results faster, with less invasive procedures. The potential for your practice is huge—and Konica Minolta is here to help you harness it, with the UGPro Solution.

Categories: Ultrasound
January 31, 2019
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Konica Minolta Healthcare Supports CME-Accredited, Ultrasound-Guided Interventional Workshops

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. is providing support to Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the New Jersey Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for a series of CME-accredited, ultrasound hands-on workshops as part of the UGPLearningHub™ educational platform. Supported by an educational grant and in-kind contribution of ultrasound machines by Konica Minolta Healthcare, participating physicians can receive up to 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.