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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.8

SonoSite Synchronicity
SonoSite Synchronicity Technology

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Description: SonoSite Synchronicity is an ultrasound exam data management system. SonoSite Synchronicity’s workflow manager compiles data from all connected point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) systems into a central location. From a personal dashboard, users can access patient exams to complete exam worksheets and submit for quality assurance (QA), credentialing, or billing. This point-of-care (POC) software is available to install on a personal computer (PC), tablet, or mobile device.

SonoSite Synchronicity workflow manager software allows users to transfer images, clips, reports, notes, and other data from an ultrasound system to a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) using Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) protocols. Users can also use this technology to send ultrasound study reports to an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) or Electronic Hospital Record (EHR) system.

This technology stores data within the VA network in a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database.

This entry covers the Desktop Edition of this technology and not any mobile versions. Please note that the implementation of mobile technology applications that operate on Mobile Operating Systems must be reviewed and approved by the Mobile Technology and Endpoint Security Engineering Team:
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.11
Decision Date: 11/14/2019
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (11/14/2019).