The most practical/cost effective point of care ultrasound (POCUS) device as of 2020: Butterfly iQ

From CNN:

"Handheld devices also cost much less than traditional ultrasound machines. The ones sold by Butterfly, GE and Philips range in price from around $2,000 to $5,000, whereas traditional devices can cost tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The Butterfly iQ is currently equipped for 19 different types of scans and tests. A "major" limitation is the inability to perform the spectral Doppler test used to identify some more acute heart conditions."

The Butterfly iQ costs $2,000. There is a first-year fee of $400:


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