Ultrasound in the Age of COVID-19 – Guidance Through the Recovery and Future Planning

An ECRI lab webcast

In our May 13, 2020, lab webcast, ECRI experts provide guidance on the use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Focus areas:

  • The expanding role of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)
  • Guidance on ultrasound scanner selection, including what to look for
  • Precautions necessary to safely provide POCUS services (identified in ECRI's Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list)
  • Future use of ultrasound in the recovery phase

The presentation concludes with an informative Q&A session based on questions from hospitals around the globe.


  • Dr. Andrew Furman, Executive Director, Clinical Excellence, ECRI
  • Dan Merton, Principal Project Officer, Device Evaluation, ECRI
  • Jason Launders, Director of Operations, Device Evaluation, ECRI

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