Webinar | Ultrasound Imaging| August 11, 2016

WEBINAR: Hand-held Ultrasound: A Physician’s Experience in Learning and How it Has Impacted Care

Part of the ITN webinar series, sponsored by GE Healthcare

Vscan, hand-held ultrasound, hand held ultrasound, point of care ultrasound

Neville M. Alberto, MBBS, MD, FACP, is a hospitalist at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D., will explain his experience using the GE Vscan hand-held, point-of-care ultrasound system.  

The trend towards the use of hand-held ultrasound for the evaluation of patients continues to grow. The ease of use and its compact size is enabling physicians to benefit from the use of ultrasound in a number of clinical settings – giving them the means to provide patient care with real-time visual data to rapidly inform clinical decision-making, while encouraging a “return to the bedside” and more direct patient contact.

Neville Alberto, M.D., Hospitalist at Sanford Health, provides a provide a review of his implementation of hand-held ultrasound in a hospital setting and addresses the need for training to become competent and familiar with ultrasound as well as a hospital-wide program to train and educate residents. Alberto reviews practical applications and case examples where ultrasound was used and changed or enhanced the patient care based on the findings.

The webinar took place Oct. 12, 2016.

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Speaker:

Neville M. Alberto, MBBS, MD, FACP, a hospitalist at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D. and is board certified (diplomat in internal medicine and diplomat in hospice and pallative medicine). He currently serves as clinical professor of medicine and associate program director, Internal Medicine Residency Program at The University of North Dakota. Alberto is a member of the American College of Physicians and North Dakota Medical Association. In 2013, he was nominated for the Sanford Physician of the Year.

 

Company Profile:

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Its broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, GE partners with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.

Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access and improving quality around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees are committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit www.gehealthcare.com.

 

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