Vscan supports clinician, department and health system goals
Health System Goals
Clinical excellence: Vscan has high image quality1
Operational efficiency: Vscan may improve quality of referrals2
Lower healthcare costs: The use of Vscan may reduce exam times and cost of exams3
1. Diagnostic Accuracy of a Hand-Held Ultrasound Scanner in Routine Patients Referred for Echocardiography Christian Prinz, MD, and Jens-Uwe Voigt, MD, Leuven, Belgium; and Bad Oeynhausen, J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb;24(2):111-6. Epub 2010 Dec 3; The diagnostic accuracy is based on appropriate training and expertise and based upon comparison of GE Vivid 7 or E9.
2. Usefulness of a New Miniaturized Echocardiographic System in Outpatient Cardiology Consultations as an Extension of Physical Examination Nuno Cardim, MD, PhD, Covadonga Fernandez Golfin, MD, Daniel Ferreira, MD, Adalia Aubele, MD, Julia Toste, Miguel Angel Cobos, MD, Vanda Carmelo, MD, Igor Nunes, MD, Ant_onio Gouveia Oliveira, MD, PhD, and Jose Zamorano, MD, PhD, Lisbon, Portugal; Madrid, Spain J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb;24(2):117-24. Epub 2010 Nov 12.
3. Pocket-sized imaging device (PSID) effectiveness for ward-based transthoracic studies (TTE); a clinical and economic study. Silvia Gianstefani, Norman Catibog, Almira R. Whittaker, Antionios G Ioannidis, Francesco Vecchio, Peter T. Wathen, Abdel Douiri, Joseph Reiken, and Mark J. Monaghan European Heart Journal; May 24, 2013 and conducted at King’s College Hospital, London UK; the users were experienced sonographers and echocardiography fellows.