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February 1, 2023

There were various versions of previous ultrasounds, but sonography was first introduced for medical purposes in the 1950s by Dr. Ian Donald in Glasgow.[1] Since its first use, medical sonography has evolved in accuracy and efficiency while being integrated into care after commercial units became available in the 1960s. Ultrasound…

February 1, 2023

Sacramento Ultrasound Institute (SUI) prides itself on preparing its students for careers in allied health. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is the school’s oldest program, educating sonography students since 2001. In 2022, SUI also introduced the Cardiac Sonography program, the only cardiac sonography program in the greater Sacramento area. So,…

May 21, 2019

7 reasons medical assisting makes a great first step into healthcare Sacramento Ultrasound Institute – Published 12:00 p.m. PST May. 21, 2019 Did you know that physicians make up only about 7% of the total number of individuals working in health care? Dozens of other critical occupations make up the…

September 28, 2016

Accreditation is a designation that ensures you will receive a high-quality education as a student of that institution. Accreditation is determined after a college, university, or other institution of higher education goes through a rigorous review and assessment by a respected, independent accreditation organization. Accrediting bodies that are recognized by…

February 29, 2016

The career outlook for sonography is looking great, but why? The main reason is that sonography is a much safer and cost-effective route compared to radiological procedures. Between the years of 2012 to 2022, there should be a 46% job growth for this field. A large percent of sonographers were…

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