BenQ Medical helps Thailand against COVID-19 by offering Portable Ultrasound System
Optimized Mobile diagnostic, Minimized infection risk, Perfect partner against COVID-19
As COVID-19 epidemic continues to expand globally, lacking of medical resources has become the most critical challenge among many countries. BenQ Medical (TWSE 4116) unique “Portable Ultrasound System” can be applied to various types of isolation wards in order to assist doctors to monitor patients’ lung condition in real-time medical care. The system is designed for point-of-care with touch screen design, which is convenient to sanitize to minimized infection risk. Such supporting system has been selected by Taiwanese expatriates in Thailand today (May 18th) and donated to local hospitals as the valuable equipment against COVID-19.
The president of Thai-Taiwan Business Association (TTBA) Hsiu Min Kuo whom is also the member of “Expats of Taiwan-Thailand Anti-Epidemic Group” (forms by Taiwanese expatriates in Thailand) says “Taiwan is famous of its medical technology internationally, and we believe Taiwan has demonstrated to the world about how we can help to fight against COVID-19. The main reason of donating BenQ Medical’s Portable Ultrasound System to local hospital is we believe such a high-quality system is 100% Taiwanese Design, Development, and manufacturing, and we are able to give back local Thailand community and promoting high-quality Taiwanese medical devices in the meantime.”
The world largest online scientific, technical, and medical research resources platform “Springer Link” and other reports stated that in order to fight against COVID-19, it is essential doctors are required to monitor/track patients’ lung condition continuously. Instead of applying radioactive CT or X-Ray, it is recommended to apply non-radioactive and Non-invasive ultrasound technology for initial diagnosis.
Non-invasive enables Mobile diagnosis optimization
When doctors are required to diagnose patients’ lung condition at various isolation wards, Ultrasound can be applied to diagnosis Acute Respiratory Failure, ARDS or other intensive Lung Disease causes with Mechanical Ventilation.
Ultrasound system is capable of positioning accurately during medical treatment and able to assist the doctors to proceed Intubation, Puncture Aspiration, Drainage, and Biopsy. In addition, it can also avoid the risk of injuries caused by blind puncture and multiple punctures, and medical exclusion of the expiratory dyspnea caused by Acute circulation disorder.
Conveniently sanitized with Bezel-Free Touch Screen, minimized infection risk
BenQ Medical unique “Portable Ultrasound System” offers high mobility as well as instant scanning to support Frontline medical staff as essential medical equipment in various isolation wards, and it is also capable of proceeding diagnostic scanning directly to the patients at bedside. Traditional keyboard-type Ultrasound system has always been criticized for its difficulty of fully sanitization, whereas BenQ Medical’s Bezel-Free Touch Screen is able to optimized sanitization to minimized infection risk.
4.7 Million Cases of COVID-19 has been reported as of today and continues to grow. With the challenge of limited medical resources internationally, all the countries are expected for long-term preparation. Such preparation would require sufficient and suitable medical equipment in order to optimize medical benefits to fight against the epidemic.