|By Business Wire||
|May 22, 2014 09:04 AM EDT||
Mobisante, Inc. announced today the launch of a nationwide contest, “Mobile Ultrasound Grand Challenge,” to accelerate innovation in the use of point-of-care ultrasound to improve access to healthcare and reduce costs. The contest launches on May 22, 2014 and seeks medical providers with innovative and novel approaches to using mobile ultrasound to improve delivery of care, streamline workflows, or increase access to care in underserved communities.
With this competitive program, Mobisante is seeking to stimulate fresh and innovative thinking around the role and impact of point-of-care ultrasound imaging.
“We can get to a diagnosis much more quickly by scanning the patient ourselves - and within minutes of seeing the patient, we can actually have an answer as opposed to sending them off, waiting for the scan to be done, waiting for the next day for the report to come out,” states Dr. Michael Tuggy, Director Family Medicine.
“Creativity of providers will be critical in turning point-of-care ultrasound into one of the most indispensable tools in a doctor’s box. Through this contest we want to help accelerate that transformation,” states Sailesh Chutani, the CEO of Mobisante.
Mobisante is offering up to 5 ultrasound systems to the winners of this contest. More details of the contest are available at http://www.mobisante.com/mobile-ultrasound-grand-challenge/. The winners will be announced by July 25, 2014.
About Mobisante, Inc.
Mobisante transforms medical imaging by making safe, simple, non-invasive, and affordable ultrasound technology available to a broad range of clinicians. For more information about Mobisante, contact the company at 425-605-0600 or visit the website at http://www.mobisante.com/.
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