Over a year ago, we covered the FDA approval of Mobisante’s MobiUS ultrasound, which paired an ultrasound probe with a Windows Toshiba smartphone (which we hope to see moving to Android soon!). A recent patent filing by Sonosite, an ultrasound device maker worth over $750bn, suggests they are moving towards using tablets like the iPad with future ultrasound probes.
One of the exciting early promises of the iPhone for doctors was its potential to present imaging studies, such as CT & MRI while on the go. Early on, many did not suspect how powerful was the “small touchscreen computer that makes phone calls”, in the words of Mark Cain. So, when OsiriX for the […]