Handheld Ultrasound Devices

Pikeville Medical Center received three handheld ultrasound devices for emergency and critical care departments.A grant from the Eastern Kentucky Healthcare Preparedness Coalition provided the devices.“Anytime we are able to fund equipment that has the potential to save lives, we consider that a win for everyone,” explained Gina M. Porter, Region 8 Healthcare Coalition Coordinator.One of the new handheld devices will be utilized in the PMC Emergency Department and the other two will be used in the ICU.Having these handheld devices readily available at the bedside can give physicians nearly instant results.

Source: MG News

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