Point-of-care Ultrasound Sees Rapid Growth Amid COVID-19 and May be Poised for Consumers

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Alan Stoddart
Published: October 12, 2020 In The News

08th October 2020 – Written by Alan Stoddart – Featured in ITOnline –

For all the changes in medicine there are some things that seem resolutely stable. Chief among these is the idea that sick people go to doctors’ surgeries or hospitals to be diagnosed and treated. This, the simplest of healthcare tenets, could however begin to be challenged, as one area of imaging, ultrasound, begins to be freed. This is the view of healthcare technology research firm Signify Reseach.

As identified in Signify Research’s recently published Ultrasound Equipment – World Market Report, the handheld ultrasound market is developing at a rapid pace, but does this growth herald an era of ultrasound at home?