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SonoSite Recognizes Life Line Screening for Providing Valuable Screenings to Millions of People Worldwide



  SonoSite Recognizes Life Line Screening for Providing Valuable Screenings to
  Millions of People Worldwide

Business Wire

BOTHELL, Wash. -- December 13, 2012

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., the world leader and specialist in bedside and
point-of-care ultrasound, recognizes Life Line Screening for providing access
to preventive screening services and encouraging millions of people to take a
proactive approach to their health. With point-of-care ultrasound
visualization, Life Line Screening’s clinicians are able to look inside a
patient’s body to identify disease that could otherwise remain asymptomatic
and undetected. As a leading provider of community-based preventive health
screening events for almost 20 years, Life Line Screening has administered
over seven million screenings.

Colin Scully, Life Line Screening’s Chairman and CEO, said, “Life Line
Screening is committed to ensuring the highest level of accuracy in our
screenings and ultrasound visualization is an important tool that plays a
vital role in providing non-invasive screening tests to our customers. In
collaborating with SonoSite, we have access to the highest quality of
point-of-care ultrasound systems. Given SonoSite’s history of reliability and
robustness, we are confident their products will continue to provide utmost
accuracy to our customers.”

“Life Line Screening provides valuable, even life-altering, services to
patients around the globe and we are excited to partner with the leader in
community-based preventive screenings,” said Kevin M. Goodwin, SonoSite’s
President and CEO. “We are proud that our technology will continue to aid in
facilitating screenings for potentially life-saving conditions and be a part
of Life Line Screening’s mission to make screenings more accessible and
widespread.”

Quinton Goodwin, a customer of Life Line Screening (no relation to Kevin
Goodwin), had a life-changing outcome after attending a Life Line Screening
event. Despite a family history of abdominal aortic aneurysms, Quinton was not
undergoing regular monitoring of his abdominal aorta. “I’m a person that
diligently visits my doctor for annual check-ups and found it unnecessary to
go through extra health screenings,” Mr. Goodwin declared. Taking control of
the situation and her husband’s health, Quinton’s wife encouraged him to
attend a local screening event where he discovered a five centimeter abdominal
aortic aneurysm that needed immediate medical attention, “Now, I’m very
thankful that I was encouraged by my wife to get screened. I went to the
screening event feeling great, so when I received my test results, they nearly
knocked me over. Undergoing this preventive health screening has given me my
life and I’m now a true believer in their existence.” Click here to watch
Quinton Goodwin’s story.

In addition to providing non-invasive ultrasound screening tests for risks of
stroke and cardiovascular disease, Life Line Screening also offers other
screenings for osteoporosis risk and additional laboratory testing for
cholesterol, diabetes, kidney disease, and others. All examinations are
performed by highly trained healthcare professionals using advanced
technology.

For more information on Life Line Screening, click here, or click here to
access SonoSite’s product offerings.

About Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening is the nation’s leading provider of community-based
preventive health screenings and is a CLIA-certified moderately complex lab.
For more information, visit http://www.lifelinescreening.com or
http://www.lifelinescreeningblog.com or call 1-800-697-9721.

About  FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., is the innovator and world leader in bedside and
point-of-care ultrasound and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency
micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is
represented by 26 subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100
countries. SonoSite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of
ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing
high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more
information, go to: www.sonosite.com.

Contact:

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.
Lisa Fritzky, 425-951-1375
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