GE VScan Pocket Ultrasound

GE Healthcare

Vscan is a battery operated pocket-sized general purpose ultrasound imaging system. This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2013 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings

Product description

Vscan is a battery operated pocket-sized general purpose ultrasound imaging system. This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2013 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings

Target region(s)

VScan is targeted for global distribution. The device is currently sold in over 100 countries worldwide.

Distributors/implementing organizations

The VScan can be purchased through GE Healthcare or through many international distributors in new or refurbished condition.

Market suggested retail price

The VScan system (Vscan, docking station, battery, battery charger, memory card, USB cable, and software) is priced at around $8500 USD by GE Healthcare.^(Interview with representative) The product can also be purchased in new or refurbished condition from international suppliers for as low as $5850 USD and $3800 USD respectively.^(Interview with distributor)

SDG targeted

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

Clinical applications of Fetal/OB, Abdominal, Pediatric, Urology, Cardiac (adult and pediatric), Peripheral Vessel and Thoracic/Pleural motion and fluid detection. Refer to the VScan Indications Reference Guide for more information.

Target user(s)

Physician, technician, nurse, or midwife in health care facilities of any level.

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