UBC researchers develop portable ultrasound scanner network for COVID-19

The scanners—called PoCUS, for point-of-care ultrasound— were designed and provided by Burnaby-based Clarius Mobile Health.

UBC researchers develop portable ultrasound scanner network for COVID-19

Scanner expected to speed up diagnoses in rural and remote areas

UBC researchers have designed a network of portable, handheld ultrasound scanners th­at can soon accelerate COVID-19 diagnosis in B.C. and potentially beyond.

The scanners pair a commercial ultrasound device with a secure online library of lung ultrasound images and a specially developed artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, allowing health care practitioners to diagnose COVID-19 at the point of care—almost instantly.....

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