Revolutionary Cardiovascular Ultrasound Innovations Being Showcased at ASE 2024 in Portland, Oregon


Contact: Angie Porter

Revolutionary Cardiovascular Ultrasound Innovations Being Showcased at ASE’s 35th Annual Scientific Sessions in Portland, Oregon

(PORTLAND, Ore., June 11, 2024) The future of cardiovascular ultrasound is being showcased at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 35th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 14-16, 2024, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. From cutting-edge cloud-based imaging technology to simulators and FDA-cleared devices, the innovations being highlighted will lead to more accurate diagnoses and personalized patient treatment.

Fifty companies and organizations will display their latest products and services, including ICE catheter technologies, software systems for integration with medical records, and solutions for creating a safe and ergonomic work environment. ASE 2024 is the world’s premier meeting for cardiovascular ultrasound practitioners and promises a wealth of education, research and the latest vendor technology. The Echo Expo will be open Friday, June 14, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Highlights from the show floor, as reported in the vendors’ own words, will include:

ASE (Booth 654) will be selling both physical and online educational products at discounted prices. This year, ASE’s ImageGuideEcho™ will share a space in the ASE booth. There will be many opportunities in the ASE booth for attendees to talk with leadership on important topics, like how to achieve the Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) designation, become a volunteer, and apply for ASE’s Leadership Academy Cohort 4.

The ASE Foundation (ASEF) Booth, located in the Pre-Function C Lobby on Level 1, is the central hub for all the Foundation’s charitable activities and initiatives. Attendees are encouraged to join the Cardiovascular Challenge, sponsored by Cardiovascular Credentialing International, to promote moving and cardiovascular health. There is also a special showcase of photographs called Images from the Heart. The Foundation has awarded scholarships and travel grants for this year’s Scientific Sessions to 75 early career practitioners, totaling over $96,000 in support.

Abbott (Booth 431) will showcase its recently U.S.-approved TriClip G4 Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair (TEER) system. With maximized effectiveness, exceptional safety and life-changing impact, this innovative device is redefining what is possible in tricuspid treatment. Visit Abbott to learn more about how you can help more of your patients suffering from symptomatic, severe tricuspid regurgitation enjoy a quality of life they never thought possible!

AGFA HealthCare (Booth 247) will present its groundbreaking Enterprise Imaging solution, tailored for cardiology, and providing unparalleled support for the entire cardiology department across all its specialties. With its comprehensive web workflows, cardiologists can achieve a “live in flow” – conveniently access their images and reports anytime and anywhere, resulting in a revolutionary Imaging Health RecordTM that prioritizes what’s most important – patient care. This innovative solution seamlessly integrates with the hospital’s medical record system, allowing for collaboration and enhanced efficiency in delivering exceptional cardiac care.

AstraZeneca (Booth 550) will drive brand awareness and excitement to promote WAINUA as the silencer of choice in patients with polyneuropathy due to hereditary amyloidosis (hATTR-PN). The booth will feature the WAINUA HCP Campaign to Stop Neuropathy Progression and will include various additional informational resources.

Bristol Myers Squibb (Booth 855) continues to be an innovator in cardiology. Our mission to deliver for patients is what drives us. This year at ASE, we focus on the symptomatic oHCM patient and how our therapy potentially offers patients more. Join us and explore what current patients are experiencing.

CHRISTUS Health (Booth 343) Recruitment of Ecotech positions is a pioneering entity within the healthcare industry, dedicated to sourcing and employing top-tier Ecotechs for integration within our healthcare facilities. Our mission is twofold: to ensure the provision of high-quality healthcare services while simultaneously championing environmental sustainability and eco-conscious practices within our operations. Stop by and speak with us about your future!

Dell Children’s Medical Center (Booth 434) The Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease is a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. Our multidisciplinary, multispecialty teams bring their expertise together to ensure delivery of the highest level of individualized and comprehensive care possible to even the tiniest most complex patients, as well as adults with congenital heart disease, for best possible outcomes. Visit us to learn more.

EchoNous (Booth 334) is at the forefront of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) innovation, revolutionizing the field by introducing an all-new POCUS category, powered by AI. With Kosmos, users get both exceptional image quality and advanced performance of cart-based systems, with the affordability and unmatched portability of a handheld system. Layer on top of that industry-leading AI that helps flatten the learning curve and makes exam workflows more efficient. Now you have a POCUS solution that is both accessible for new users and powerful enough for experts.

Epsilon Imaging (Booth 650) EchoInsight® Zero Footprint (ZF) Advanced Echo Analysis is an integrated, vendor neutral, offline platform, enabling clinicians to easily incorporate the valuable benefits of strain imaging and automation of cardiac function measurements into routine clinical practice. EchoInsight ZF offers robust yet economical packages to accommodate a variety of customer needs: LV and RV analysis, full heart analysis and/or clinical research analysis capabilities. Applications are based on ASE guidelines and recommendations, and scale to meet customer workflow needs.

Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation (Booth 435) Visit to see the transformative potential of our diagnostic ultrasound and enterprise imaging innovations to inspire the imaging techniques of tomorrow.

HeartLab (Booth 530) will be demoing its cloud-based cardiology imaging platform, which is becoming increasingly popular with cardiac care teams around the world. Replacing outdated PACS, HeartLab offers productivity and efficiency gains, and the ability to work with remote team members, improving the level of patient care. HeartLab has also expanded its off-cart measurement suite to ensure that almost all custom calculations can now be performed in the cloud without having to return to the machine.

Heritage Medical Products (Booth 551) aka The SONOBED Company. The bestselling cardiac exam bed since 2001, the SonoBed ATLAS, from Heritage Medical Products Inc. will be shown in the booth. The Atlas made its first debut at the ASE Scientific Sessions in 1997, and has continued to support ASE by attending every year. Stop by to learn more!

ImageGuideEcho Registry (Booth 654) The ImageGuideEcho Registry is an echocardiography data repository for quality improvement owned and operated by ASE. The ImageGuideEcho Registry provides automatically generated QI feedback and analytics for the benefit of stakeholders, including patients, physicians, and researchers. The Registry focuses on driving technology applications and assessing specific quality metrics and patient outcomes across medical centers within the field of echocardiography. There will be two information sessions in the Registry Booth this year. Visit booth 654 to learn how you and your colleagues can be a part of the growing Registry for the benefit of patients, your institution, and the field of echo.

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) (Booth 436) IAC Echocardiography’s two latest offerings provide opportunities to demonstrate a commitment to quality and patient safety in specialized diagnostic imaging:

  • The IAC Standards & Guidelines for Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography provide guidance in training and experience, protocol development and resources.
  • Adult Congenital Transthoracic Echocardiography Accreditation recognizes the critical role of facilities providing care to patients with congenital heart disease who transition their care from pediatric cardiology to adult cardiology services.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) (Booth 748) is a nonprofit organization in existence to establish, maintain and promote quality standards for educational programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS). Since 1983, the organization has provided a mechanism of committee review to recognize educational programs throughout the United States that instruct students in the disciplines related to DMS through education consistent with standards for entry into practice.

Lantheus (Booth 755) The safety and effectiveness of DEFINITY® have been established for use in pediatric patients with suboptimal echocardiograms to opacify the left ventricular chamber and to improve delineation of the left ventricular endocardial border. Use of DEFINITY® for this indication is supported by evidence from adequate and well-controlled studies in patients starting at one month of age. Come visit our booth to learn more and enjoy a latte!

Mayo Clinic (Booth 449) Cardiovascular Education department is showcasing their 2024/2025 lineup of live conferences at world-class destinations, as well as new and exciting online digital learning opportunities. Stop by to interact with top physicians and sonographers and learn how you can connect and collaborate with Mayo Clinic in research, education and patient care.

narnar (Booth 651) Our mission at narnar is to enable the widespread use of contrast echocardiography in diagnosing heart disease by developing clinical software tools that make the interpretation of myocardial function and perfusion faster, consistent and more intuitive. Please visit us at our booth to learn more!

National Board of Echocardiography (NBE) (Booth 750) launches its new Maintenance of Certification in Echocardiography (MOCE) this July 2024. Come by our booth for a MOCE platform demo, on a mobile device or web browser. NBE Testamurs and Diplomates will begin an annual cycle of answering questions quarterly at their own pace. This annual longitudinal assessment replaces NBE recertification exams to continuously support physicians in keeping their clinical knowledge, judgment, and skills current throughout their careers.

NeuraSignal (Booth 350) is pleased to showcase the NeuraSignal NovaGuide 2 Intelligent Ultrasound, a robot-assisted transcranial Doppler (TCD) device that automates the detection of right-to-left shunts (RLS) and patent foramen ovale (PFO). The BUBL study demonstrated that this device is significantly superior in sensitivity compared to transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), with a 64 percent RLS detection rate by NovaGuide 2 versus only 20 percent by TTE, highlighting its enhanced accuracy and potential for broader clinical use. We are excited to demonstrate its full capabilities.

Philips (Booth 441) welcomes you to the next dimension in echo, introducing new AI tools like the first automated tool for Segmental Wall Motion scoring of the heart and the first fully automated 3D quantification of MR volumes* to speed workflows and increase productivity. Plus, see our innovative X11-4t Mini 3D TEE transducer which provides care to patients as small as 5kg and beyond. *Pending 510(k) clearance.

Pie Medical Imaging (PMI) (Booth 337), a global leader in cardiac imaging, showcases their innovative echocardiography solutions. Caas Qardia leverages FDA-cleared artificial intelligence driven workflows for performing key clinical measurements including myocardial strain, stress echo, diastology and valve analysis. Ease-of-access is provided on any PC within the hospital network by using the web-browser. Also, PMI presents their CT/3DTEE-based pre-procedural transcatheter planning solutions within the 3mensio Structural Heart platform.

ScImage (Booth 744) PICOM365 comprehensive CVIS continues to move ahead with specific echocardiology advancements. Expanded structured reporting optimization leveraging AI, along with continuous efficiency enhancements, ensure a state-of-the-art offering. Our cloud-native solution allows anytime, anywhere reading, meeting all viewing, reporting, and data distribution needs, and supports a full complement of current AI third-party systems from any location. Discover what our echocardiogram system offers.

Sheehan Medical (Booth 645) the Gold Standard in ultrasound education. We give you the keys to make ultrasound easy to learn and easy to teach:

  • Instant feedback that shows you how you’re doing AND how to improve further.
  • Auto import so you can upload your best patient images onto the simulator.
  • Our latest innovation: CT as well as real 3D echo images on our TEE simulator.

Siemens Healthineers (Booth 741) boasts 5600+ AI-powered measurements revolutionizing cardiac care. Discover ACUSON Origin’s suite of AI tools with the latest heart simulator for hands-on TEE and 4D ICE training.

SoftLink International (Booth 351) is a health-tech company founded in 1997. It provides IT solutions for hospital automation, clinical informatics, patient workflow management and analytics. SoftLink is excited to showcase its Comprehensive Echocardiography Solution. The solution comprises an Adult Echocardiography Procedure Reporting System and a Diagnostic Ultrasound Viewer within an EchoPACS – a scalable Image Management environment. It supports on-premise and cloud deployment options with modality integration for the auto-import of DICOM measurements.

Ultromics (Booth 849) will show insights into the latest innovations in heart failure detection with demos of the unique AI-powered, echo-based diagnostic technology. Don’t miss this chance to see how Ultromics is revolutionizing cardiac care!

UCSF Health (Booth 257) Join our world class organization. At UCSF Health, you’ll work with a team of talented clinical sonographers, ACHD sonographers, advanced cardiac sonographers, research sonographers, core lab sonographers and echo students from our hospital-based cardiac sonography school, all supported by a dedicated full time sonographer educator and a sonographer leadership team. Meet our UCSF Health team to learn more about our opportunities!

UVA Health (Booth 430) is a world-class academic medical center and health system with a level 1 trauma center. Its flagship hospital, UVA Health University Medical Center, is ranked #1 in Virginia and is among the top 40 nationally by Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals 2024” guide. Our ECHO lab received the Silver Anniversary award for 25 years of commitment to quality. Visit us and find your future with UVA Health.

Valley Children’s Healthcare (Booth 354) Pediatric Cardiology Department offers cardiac testing services for children and mothers expecting, providing comprehensive care for heart conditions. This state-of-the-art center provides a wide range of testing services to patients of all ages, ensuring accurate diagnoses and effective treatment plans are developed. The focus of the department is to offer collaborative care, utilizing the latest advancements in technology to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Version2 VR Technologies (Booth 346) announces the launch of its echocardiography simulator. This immersive VR toolkit delivers unparalleled portability, engagement, and realism. Facilitating hands-on learning, the simulator ensures training quality and accessibility. With features such as video guides, cut plane visualization, and transparency mode, users can effectively enhance their skills, confidence, and comprehension. We’re excited to offer a solution that empowers students and healthcare professionals to elevate their expertise in a dynamic and immersive learning environment.

Visura Technologies (Booth 740) is the manufacturer of the TEECAD System, the only FDA-cleared camera that seamlessly connects to a TEE probe, is excited to be showcasing our newest innovations for real-time visualization. Our TEECAD Innovation Station will return to provide ASE attendees a hands-on experience, highlighting the importance of real-time visualization during TEE probe navigation to support more efficient and effective probe placement. Stop by to learn more about this latest technology and available data.

About ASE

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is the Society for Cardiovascular Ultrasound Professionals™. ASE is the largest global organization for cardiovascular ultrasound imaging serving physicians, sonographers, nurses, veterinarians, and scientists and as such is the leader and advocate, setting practice standards and guidelines for the field. The Society is committed to advancing cardiovascular ultrasound to improve lives. For more information visit ASE’s website or social media pages on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), LinkedIn, or Instagram. For more information about the ASE Scientific Sessions visit


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