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Congratulations Raj Geria, MD -  the new Chair-Elect for ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Section

- Published on November 11, 2011

Emergency Ultrasound Consultants (EUC) congratulates Raj Geria, MD, RDMS, FACEP, EUC's NorthEast Regional Director on his election as the 2011-2012 Chair-Elect for the American College of Emergency Physician's (ACEP) Emergency Ultrasound Section.

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Initial Emergency Ultrasound Credentialing Results for Excela Health using VUD

- Published on October 15, 2011

Emergency Ultrasound Consultants, LLC (EUC) Announces Initial Emergency Ultrasound Credentialing Results for Excela Health Using EUC’s Proprietary Virtual Ultrasound Director (VUD) Program.

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Emergency Ultrasound Consultants expands its Virtual Ultrasound Director (VUD) Client Base

- Published on March 11, 2011

Emergency Ultrasound Consultants (EUC) is pleased to announce the addition of Lowell General Hospital Emergency Physicians as clients for our suite of point-of-care ultrasound training support services under the Virtual Ultrasound Director™ (VUD), powered by Ultralinq. Established in 2007, the VUD program is the only emergency/point-of-care ultrasound program that incorporates all the key services identified essential for the initial integration, quality assurance peer reviews, ultrasound scanning feedback and administrative support for clinician performed ultrasound.

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The Sullivan Group and EUC join forces to release web-based ultrasound curriculum

- Published on May 25, 2010

Today The Sullivan Group (TSG), the leader in web-based clinical risk management solutions, announced a partnership with Emergency Ultrasound Consultants (EUC), the leader in point-of-care ultrasound education, to offer a library of courses targeted at leveraging ultrasound in the Emergency Medicine environment.

Declines in cost and improvements in technology and portability have resulted in increasing availability of ultrasound at the point of care. With the appropriate training, ED physicians can efficiently and effectively use ultrasound to screen for many high-risk conditions such as AAA, presence of foreign bodies, and existence of pericardial effusion, dramatically improving patient outcomes and emergency department throughput.

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The National Quality Forum Technical Expert Panel has endorsed two measures

- Published on May 11, 2010

The National Quality Forum (NQF) Technical Expert Panel (TEP) has endorsed two measures respective to emergency ultrasound. NQF measures effectively focus on both measuring and driving the standard of care and these will be facility measures.

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EUC is Partnering with The Sullivan Group to Reduce Medical Errors and Lower Healthcare Costs

- Published on October 05, 2009

Emergency Ultrasound Consultants, LLC (EUC), the experts in point-of-care ultrasound education and quality assurance solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with The Sullivan Group (TSG), a world leading provider of patient safety, risk management and performance improvement solutions for healthcare professionals.

Medical errors are the eighth leading cause of death in the United States according to the 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report; To Err Is Human: Building A Safer Health System. It is estimated that nearly $17 Billion is wasted annually on healthcare costs for preventable medical errors. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) identifies "Diagnostic error, such as misdiagnosis leading to an incorrect choice of therapy..." as a leading cause of medical errors. Point-of-care ultrasound has proven to be a validated tool in decreasing procedure complications and reducing error in clinical decisions.

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