FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A. will showcase the latest generation of Synapse Cardiovascular, a premier cardiology image management and reporting solution with new module enhancements for echocardiography, at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 27th Annual Scientific Sessions, from June 10-14 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.

Fujifilm will also showcase the SonoSite iViz, its latest ultrasound solution in advancing Fujifilm’s integration of ultrasound with medical IT.

"Today’s busy cardiologists and sonographers are seeking reporting tools that help them manage and document more efficiently so that they can focus on improving patient outcomes," said Johann Fernando, Ph.D, Chief Operating Officer, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

"Our smart and exciting enhancements for echocardiography are the result of Fujifilm’s history of innovation coupled with real-world input we sought from cardiologists."

Synapse Cardiovascular offers capabilities that enhance workflow, image review, and reporting for cardiology. The latest version includes newly redesigned Echocardiography Advanced Reporting modules built on the ASE standards for Adult, Stress, Pediatric and Fetal studies.

Additional clinical enhancements include an improved measurement package, sophisticated auto-summary statements, configurable macros, Z-scores, and data trending.

"Recent research shows that from 2001 to 2011, approximately 7,669,000 echos were performed nationwide on hospital inpatients alone, representing an average annual rate of increase of echocardiography of 3.41%," said Bill Lacy, Vice President, Medical Informatics Business at FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

"With Synapse Cardiovascular, clinicians and sonographers can expect a streamlined and efficient clinical experience — leaving them more time and energy to do what they do best, which is care for patients."

Fujifilm will also showcase it’s highly mobile solution for echocardiography; the SonoSite iViz which combines superior image quality with unparalleled connectivity. iViz is the first ultrasound system in the industry to provide bi-directional communication with EMRs via the FUJIFILM Synapse EMR gateway.

Using this option, iViz accepts patient demographics from the EMR, eliminating manual entry and saving valuable time and can also send patient reports to the EMR.

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future.

From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse┬« brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women’s health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment.