PEABODY, Mass. (April 05, 2013) –Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, announced that it is showcasing, for the first time in the U.S., its BK Medical Flex Focus™ 500 ultrasound system, the SonixTablet with GPS needle guidance, and the SonixTouch Research systems together at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) 2013 Annual Convention. The AIUM takes place April 6–10 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City, where Analogic will demonstrate its suite of ultrasound imaging solutions in booth #312.
Transaction Accelerates Planned Expansion Into Point-of-Care Market
Analogic Plans to Accelerate Expansion Into Point-of-Care Market Upon Completion of Ultrasonix AcquisitionJan 30,2013 admin
Combination of BK Medical and Ultrasonix Builds Strong Ultrasound Product Portfolio
PEABODY, Mass., Jan. 29, 2013 -- Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, confirmed its support for the Ultrasonix product line upon completion of the acquisition of Ultrasonix Medical Corporation, a supplier of advanced ultrasound systems for point-of-care and general imaging applications. Ultrasonix has over 5,000 systems installed worldwide, and would bring key ultrasound products, technology, and sales channels that are complementary to Analogic's ultrasound business.
Ultrasound needle enhancement technology helps clinicians approach anatomical targets with confidence during interventional proceduresJan 16,2013 admin
Ultrasonix introduces SonixShine technology for its point-of-care ultrasound systems
Richmond, BC, Canada – January 16, 2013 – Clinicians who use ultrasound to guide interventional procedures often complain about the difficulty in seeing the needle on the ultrasound image. To alleviate this issue, Ultrasonix is introducing SonixShine needle enhancement technology for its point of care systems.
Analogic Signs Agreement to Acquire Ultrasonix Medical Corporation, Supplier of Advanced Ultrasound SolutionsJan 08,2013 admin
PEABODY, Mass. (January 8, 2013) – Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world’s medical imaging and aviation security technology, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Ultrasonix Medical Corporation based in Vancouver, Canada for $83 million in cash. Ultrasonix is a supplier of advanced ultrasound systems for point-of-care and general imaging applications with over 5,000 systems installed worldwide. The purchase price paid to Ultrasonix shareholders will be funded out of Analogic’s available cash balance. The transaction is expected to close in late February. Analogic expects that this business combination will be neutral to EPS in Analogic’s fiscal year 2013, excluding purchase accounting adjustments and transaction related costs, but will become accretive in fiscal year 2014. Further information on this transaction can be found on supplemental presentation slides by clicking here or at http://investor.analogic.com.
New automated breast ultrasound system was introduced by Ultrasonix in April
Richmond, BC, Canada – October 24, 2012– The SonixEmbrace™automated breast ultrasound system developed by Ultrasonix has received the Minnies 2012 award for Best New Radiology Device. AuntMinnie.com bestows its Minnies award annually to “the best and brightest in medical imaging” in 14 categories. SonixEmbrace was one of 15 products nominated in its category.
Bioscan Launches BioSONIC™ Line of Preclinical Ultrasound Systems Under Supply Agreement With Ultrasonix Medical CorporationSep 12,2012 admin
Washington, DC, USA and Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – September 4, 2012 – Bioscan, Inc., a leading supplier of preclinical molecular imaging technologies, and Ultrasonix Medical Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of high quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems, have entered into a Supply Agreement. Under the Agreement, Ultrasonix will supply specialized ultrasound imaging products to Bioscan for use in the preclinical imaging market. The launch of the preclinical ultrasound systems, to be marketed under the BioSONIC WAVE™ and BioSONIC VIEW™ brand names, brings the next generation of high-frequency ultrasound imaging technologies to life sciences researchers.
Ultrasound technology improves the speed and safety of difficult procedures
Richmond, BC, Canada – June 26, 2012– Ultrasonix Medical Corporation has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its SonixGPS technology for Vascular Access procedures.
First approved for use in Canada, the SonixGPS technology has been used in hospitals in British Columbia and Ontario since October 2011. Clinical studies have proven the accuracy and clinical benefits of using the new technology for guidance procedures such as nerve blocks for regional anesthesia and pain management and vascular access procedures. The guidance technology is also useful for difficult biopsies, aspirations and placement of therapeutic agents.
SonixGPS improves the speed and safety of anesthesia procedures
Richmond, BC, Canada – June 7, 2012– Ultrasonix Medical Corporation has received CE certification for its SonixGPS technology for Regional Anesthesia and Vascular Access, which will be immediately available in all countries that are part of the European Community.
First approved for use in Canada, the SonixGPS technology has been used in hospitals in British Columbia and Ontario since October 2011. Clinical studies have proven the accuracy and clinical benefits of using the new technology for guidance procedures such as nerve blocks for regional anesthesia, and pain management and vascular access procedures which deliver medications into a patient’s bloodstream.
Book by anesthesiologist Dr. Brian Pollard is available now
A new electronic handbook on ultrasound guidance for vascular access and regional anesthesia aims to teach clinicians the basic physics of ultrasound and how to integrate the technology into routine anesthesia practice. Written by Dr. Pollard, who practices at St. Michael’s hospital in Toronto, Ontario, the book is available for download from the Ultrasonix website: www.ultrasonix.com/book.