BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Diagnostic Ultrasound Corporation is pleased to announce that the company and its employees contributed $17,461 to help with Hurricane Katrina disaster relief. Diagnostic Ultrasound provided a special "2 for 1" matching fund for employees, matching $2 for every $1 donated by employees to Americares or Northwest Medical Teams for Katrina relief.
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"I'm really proud of the fine team of employees we have at Diagnostic Ultrasound," said Gerald McMorrow, CEO. "Not only are Diagnostic Ultrasound employees creating a world class success here at the company, but they have taken responsibility to help relief efforts in New Orleans."
To assist customers affected by Hurricane Katrina, Diagnostic Ultrasound is also suspending the Force Majeur warranty clause for customers who have lost their BladderScan(R) equipment in the disaster. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at http://www.dxu.com/ .
Diagnostic Ultrasound has its headquarters in Bothell, WA and employs approximately 170 people worldwide, with approximately 80 employees in the Pacific Northwest. The company specializes in application-specific medical ultrasound devices and related software and imaging services for the Urology, Acute Care, Primary Care and Extended Care markets. The company is best known for its BladderScan(R) product line, which is clinically proven to help prevent unnecessary catheterization and reduce rates of urinary tract infection. Diagnostic Ultrasound was recently ranked the 33rd fastest growing technology company in Washington State in Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50 program.
About Diagnostic Ultrasound
Diagnostic Ultrasound fills a unique niche in the ultrasound industry, specializing in portable, application-specific ultrasound devices. The company's mission is to advance patient care by making noninvasive ultrasound more accessible to health care providers. Founded in 1984, Diagnostic Ultrasound has grown from a small start-up into a thriving and profitable international corporation. For more information, visit www.dxu.com.
Note: BladderScan(R) is a registered trademark of Diagnostic Ultrasound Corporation. All rights reserved.
Media Contact: Jessica McMorrow, PR Specialist, Diagnostic Ultrasound,
425-867-1348, ext. 1417.
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