Hennepin County Medical Center

Program Resources

Ultrasound Machines

We have better ultrasound equipment than any ED in the world - 30 ultrasound machines in our ED (28 new in 2015): 2 high-end Toshiba Aplio 300 cart-based systems, 6 Mindray M9 cart-based systems, 8 Zonare ZS3 cart-based systems, 5 Mindray TE7 wall-mounted systems and 9 SonoSite wall-mounted systems. 6 TEE probes!
All of our machines are wireless connected to QPath and Osirix.

Ultrasound Probes

All possible transducers, including:
-transesophageal (6)
-endocavitary/transvaginal (12)
-high frequency linear
-small footprint linear (for procedures)
-high frequency microconvex (for procedures)
-small and large footprint curvilinear
-pediatric cardiac
-pediatric abdominal

Image Recorder

All machines send wireless images and video to both QPath and Osirix databases - cloud based QPath and local Osirix server within our department. Both QPath and Osirix can also send select images to the hospital PACS.

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