NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 7, 2015 — Laerdal Medical (http://www.laerdal.com), the leading provider of simulation solutions for healthcare, and SonoSim, Inc. (http://www.sonosim.com), a leader in ultrasound education and training, will officially unveil a jointly designed product line at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 11th, 2015. This collaborative effort expands the boundaries of team training using simulation and provides medical practitioners a robust, high-fidelity ultrasound training and assessment tool.
The 15th annual IMSH conference (http://www.ssih.org/Events/IMSH-2015) is an international symposium for simulation educators, researchers, and practitioners to showcase and view the latest technologies in healthcare simulation. Laerdal and SonoSim will be unveiling the highly-anticipated joint product line at the Laerdal booth (#109), with members from both companies providing product demonstrations throughout the conference. The conference will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
Laerdal and SonoSim officially announced their partnership in September, 2014, which includes a wide-ranging agreement regarding distribution, product development and R&D collaboration (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/laerdal-medical-and-sonosim-announce-strategic-partnership-to-help-save-more-lives-274877481.html). Since then, the companies have been working together on new integrated simulation solutions, with the end-goal of providing the most realistic educational ultrasound simulation product.
“Our new joint product with Laerdal will further SonoSim’s dedication to saving lives, reducing healthcare costs, and improving patient outcomes,” stated Derek McLeish, President of SonoSim International. “The New Orleans conference is the ideal setting to make this announcement with Laerdal.”
“The IMSH conference showcases the latest and greatest in medical simulation technology and education – we fully anticipate a strong response from the medical community with the announcement of our new joint product with SonoSim,” stated Alf-Christian Dybdahl, Business Unit Director of Laerdal Medical.