Blog: May 2010

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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