NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — 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, together have established a new standard in medical simulation this week by unveiling a new joint product – The Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution – at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) in New Orleans, Louisiana.
SonoSim and Laerdal held live product demonstrations at IMSH, showcasing the new simulation suite that integrates SonoSim’s ultrasound training technology directly into the Laerdal SimMan 3G and SimMom patient simulators. With increasing adoption of point-of-care ultrasonography, this innovative product now equips medical educators with a complete solution for simulation-based skill training and competency assessment, which ultimately will sharpen diagnostic accuracy and real-time clinical decision-making.
“Our goal is to provide the highest level of ultrasound simulation technology to medical professionals worldwide,” stated Derek McLeish, President of SonoSim International. “Introducing the Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution is integral to our mission to help save more lives and improve patient outcomes.”
“Initial reactions to the Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution have been amazing – and we are now looking forward to start helping our customers integrate the use of ultrasound in their simulation activities,” stated Alf-Christian Dybdahl, Business Unit Director at Laerdal Medical.
Laerdal will begin accepting orders for the Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution starting in early first quarter of 2015, with customer shipments starting in the second quarter of 2015.
For more information about the Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution, please contact your local Laerdal representative or visit http://www.laerdal.com