News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 04, 2017

Oregon Tech Partners with Mindray for High-Tech Ultrasound Education

School will begin training students in its four-year ultrasound degree program on 25 new DC-8 Exp systems in fall 2017

Oregon Tech Partners with Mindray for High-Tech Ultrasound Education

August 4, 2017 — To better prepare its ultrasound students to compete and thrive in the evolving healthcare environment, Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) partnered with Mindray North America to update department and education capabilities with 25 new Mindray DC-8 Exp high-performance ultrasound systems.

As one of the few institutions in the country to offer a four-year ultrasound degree program, Oregon Tech requires excellent performance and reliability from the systems used to train students. The polytechnic institution has a reputation for its commitment to provide high-quality learning experiences using the newest high-tech ultrasound systems. While many schools use second-hand systems, the partnership with Mindray allows Oregon Tech to achieve its educational goals by providing equipment that matches what is found in the best healthcare settings.

“All ultrasound systems have automated imaging functions,” said Debbie McCollam, professor and Medical Imaging Technology department chair at Oregon Tech. “But we teach students to effectively use manual controls so they develop an intuitive understanding of ultrasound. This process, combined with the excellent image quality of the Mindray systems, allows students to learn how to acquire the highest quality ultrasound techniques and skills.”

In addition to comprehensive clinical application sets on which students are trained, the Mindray systems feature excellent ergonomics and intuitive control panels that match well with the Oregon Tech teaching and learning philosophy.

Oregon Tech’s partnership with Mindray extends beyond the installation of equipment to ongoing service and applications support to assure the long-term success of the cardiovascular and other ultrasound programs. The new machines are being installed in July, with students beginning practice on them in the fall.

For more information: www.mindray.com

Related Content

Fujifilm SonoSite Unveils Full Suite of iViz Point-of-Care Transducers

The L25v ultrasound transducer for the Fujifilm Sonosite iViz is available for superficial applications such as ophthalmic, arterial, venous, lung and nerve. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Sonosite.

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | August 15, 2018
Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced the launch of two new transducers for the SonoSite iViz point-of-care ultrasound, now...
Exact Imaging Becomes UroGPO Imaging Partner
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 10, 2018
Exact Imaging announced that it has become a UroGPO Imaging Partner, joining the North American urology-specific group...
Cardiac Imaging Reveals Roots of Preeclampsia Damage in Pregnant Women
News | Women's Health | August 07, 2018
Johns Hopkins researchers say a heart imaging study of scores of pregnant women with the most severe and dangerous form...
Konica Minolta Healthcare Announces UGPro Solution for Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 07, 2018
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. announces UGPro Solution, a new initiative that provides complete solutions for...
Siemens Healthineers Launches Acuson Sequoia Ultrasound
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018 — Siemens Healthineers recently announced the launch of its new ultrasound system, the Acuson Sequoia.
EchoNous Vein Receives FDA Approval to Improve First-Time Peripheral IV Catheter Insertion
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 12, 2018
EchoNous has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the EchoNous Vein, an ultrasound-...
Hologic Announces Availability of Viera Portable Breast Ultrasound System
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 11, 2018
Hologic’s new Viera portable breast ultrasound system is now available for purchase in the United States and Europe....
Healcerion Receives FDA Approval for Sonon 300L Handheld Ultrasound Device
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2018
South Korea-based Healcerion launched the Sonon 300L wireless handheld ultrasound device to the U.S. market following U...
Neural Analytics Inc. Receives CE Mark for Robotic Ultrasound System
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 03, 2018
Medical robotics company Neural Analytics Inc. announced that it received CE Mark for its NeuralBot System, a robotic...
Konica Minolta Launches Sonimage MX1 Portable Ultrasound System
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | June 28, 2018
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. introduced the Sonimage MX1 portable ultrasound system, optimized for...
Overlay Init