CMS Imaging donates portable ultrasounds to local animal charities

March 12, 2018

CMS Imaging, Inc donates portable ultrasounds to local animal charities

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - CMS Imaging, Inc. announces the donation of Konica Minolta Sonimage™ P3 portable ultrasounds to The Avian Medical Clinic, an operating division of The Center for Birds of Prey located in Awendaw, SC; the Charleston Animal Society located in North Charleston, SC; and Pethelpers located in Charleston, SC.

The Sonimage™ P3 portable ultrasounds will assist the veterinarians and medical staffs at the respective facilities help diagnose the causes of pain, swelling, and infection in the animal's internal organs. It is also used to help guide biopsies, diagnose heart conditions, and assess damage after a heart attack. Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of the body and is safe, noninvasive, and does not use ionizing radiation.

The Konica Minolta Sonimage™ P3 is a true portable ultrasound machine that gives medical personnel the ability to do more for patients where and when they need it most – at the point-of-care. With its small footprint and weighing less than a pound, this handheld device can accelerate and improve interventions and decision-making time.

About CMS Imaging, Inc.:
CMS Imaging, Inc. is the premier healthcare solutions provider specializing in the sales and service of diagnostic medical imaging equipment. Founded in 1987 in Charleston, SC as an independent service organization, CMS Imaging has expanded its product line to include MRI, CT, Digital X-Ray, and Advanced Fluoroscopic systems. Software solutions including Avreo, Authpal by Availity, PACS Harmony, and MedCurrent's Clinical Decision Support (CDS) are also available to enable customers to display, manage, and store imaging data.

About The Center for Birds of Prey:
The Center for Birds of Prey is a 501(c)3 organization that continues to lead and participate in groundbreaking scientific research on avian genetics and environmental hazards. A “citizen science” approach to a number of initiatives allows the public to become active contributors to wildlife conservation and to raise public awareness of vital ecological issues. Citizen-science programs carry the added bonus of raising public awareness about ecological issues, educating the public about species of concern and their associated habitats, and allowing the public to become actively engaged supporters of wildlife conservation. Visit them here:

About the Charleston Animal Society:
Since 1874, Charleston Animal Society’s mission has been the prevention of cruelty to animals. Thanks to supporters like you, we are able to touch the lives of 20,000 animals every year and work every day to make Charleston not only a No Kill Community but also a humane community that is safe for families, including pets. Our Vision is one where all healthy and treatable animals are saved. It’s a vision where all people and animals are treated with respect and kindness. And it envisions a world where cruelty is not tolerated. Visit them here:

About Pethelpers:
Pet Helpers was founded in 1978 by Carol Linville, now President of Pet Helpers, after she learned that 8,000 pets were being euthanized each year at local shelters. It began as a weekly “adopt a pet” column. More than 30 years later, that column has grown into Pet Helpers Adoption Center and Veterinary Clinic, one of the foremost animal rescue organizations in South Carolina. Pet Helpers has slowly evolved into a widely recognized and innovative shelter that offers caring solutions to the serious problems created by pet overpopulation. Visit them here:

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