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August 03, 2015 8:37 PM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.

Company Overview

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes hand-carried ultrasound systems for use in various medical specialties and in a range of treatment settings at the point-of-care. Its products include the Edge system, a diagnostic ultrasound tool for clinical assessment and procedural guidance at the hospital bedside and in the physician’s office; and NanoMaxx Ultrasound Tool, which supports thoracic assessment for hemothorax, hydrothorax and pneumothorax, vascular access, needle aspirations, and injections, as well as abdominal, cardiac, nerve, obstetrics/gynecology, musculoskeletal, small parts, and vascular scanning. The company’s products also comprise M-Turbo system and S ...

21919 30th Drive SE

Bothell, WA 98021-3904

United States

Founded in 1986

858 Employees

Phone:

425-951-1200

Fax:

425-951-1455

Key Executives for FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 72
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 49
Chief Innovation Officer and Vice President of Market Innovation
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. Key Developments

FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. Announces Executive Changes

FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. announced changes in its executive leadership, effective July 1, 2015: Naohiro Fujitani was named Chairman; and Masayuki Higuchi was named President and CEO, succeeding Mr. Fujitani in this position. Both Mr. Fujitani and Mr. Higuchi have also been appointed to the FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. Board of Directors. Most recently, Mr. Higuchi was Chief Financial Officer at FUJIFILM SonoSite. In his new position, Mr. Higuchi will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the management of the company globally, including sales, service, marketing and operations.

SHL Telemedicine Signs Distribution Agreement for the smartheart(TM) Device with FUJIFILM SonoSite

SHL Telemedicine Ltd. announced it has signed an international distribution agreement for its innovative smartheart(TM) device with FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. smartheart(TM) is the first and only personal mobile 12-lead ECG device on the market that enables the detection of heart attacks. FUJIFILM SonoSite will distribute the smartheart(TM) device to its professional healthcare customers in the US, Japan and Germany, using its point-of-care ultrasound solutions. With smartheart and a smartphone or tablet they can perform a full hospital grade ECG and send it to a clinic, a hospital or SHL's telemedicine center for diagnosis.

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and FUJIFILM SonoSite.Inc. Presents Imaging Solutions to Orthopaedic Surgeons at 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and FUJIFILM SonoSite.Inc. to present its latest and most innovative digital radiography detectors, FDR D-EVO II and its high-resolution ultrasound kiosk, the X-Porte® at the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting held March 25-27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new FDR-DEVO II detectors are completely redesigned, featuring many new and unique enhancements including: new IPX6 water resistance, improved battery life, improved dose efficiency, and a new internal memory function which stores up to 100 images. Built for real world imaging, these detectors are 20% lighter than prior models, making them among the world’s lightest for their sizes. They are built to last and perform, incorporating durable magnesium alloy enclosure with a sleek surface and tapered edges to simplify technologist handling and positioning under the patient. FDR D-EVO II is also the world’s first detector layered with an antibacterial silver ion coating engineered by Fujifilm and tested to be 100 times more effective than conventional coatings and provide 10,000 times more protection than surfaces with no coatings (based on residual bacteria counts). Fujifilm will showcase its high-resolution ultrasound kiosk, the X-Porte® and its suite of transducers for musculoskeletal exams and injections. X-Porte® was designed to minimize side-lobe imaging artifacts, through a new type of technology never before used in an ultrasound system: SonoSite's proprietary Extreme Definition Imaging™ (XDI). XDI is a beam-forming algorithm that significantly reduces the visual clutter from side-lobes that affect all ultrasound products regardless of system size. The resulting ultrasound image appears cleaner with optimal tissue differentiation.

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