Simulation course increases physician confidence up to 125% while improving knowledge, cognitive and technical skills
March 30, 2021The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) publishes the first validation study on the ASRM Embryo Transfer Simulator, showing significant improvements in Embryo Transfer competence
Marseille marks the final stop of the Surgical Simulation Tour
March 25, 2021For the past several months VirtaMed’s mobile simulation lab has been touring France as part of a national ‘Surgical Simulation Tour’ bringing hands-on training to residents currently impacted by COVID-19. The mobile simulation laboratory made its first appearance in Strasbourg and will now deliver a final round of surgical training in Marseille.
Marseille marque la dernière étape du « Surgical Simulation Tour »
March 25, 2021Depuis plusieurs mois, le laboratoire de simulation mobile fait le tour des plus grands hôpitaux de France pour permettre aux futurs chirurgiens de s’exercer sur les simulateurs VirtaMed en ces temps de déprogrammations opératoires causés par la Covid-19. Le tour a commencé à Strasbourg et s'achève à Marseille les 25 et 26 mars.
Putting a Number on Performance: Independent Study Combines Proficiency-based Training Assessments.
May 05, 2021The journal Arthroscopy recently published a study conducted at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) which evaluated the comparability of the traditional Arthroscopic Surgery Skills Evaluation Tool (ASSET) with the metrics-based assessments of a virtual reality simulator (the VirtaMed ArthroS™ hip module).
VirtaMed appoints Andy Weymann, MD, MBA, to Board of Directors
June 01, 2021New appointment supports the company’s growth and continued global expansion. With more than 25 years of experience working in the medical device and biotech/pharma industry and as an orthopedic surgeon, Andy has extensive experience developing and launching products and a track record leading international medical training initiatives.
European grant awarded for innovative orthopedic training simulator
June 09, 2021VirtaMed, the world leader in data-driven medical simulation training, together with the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL), a public hospital of Luxembourg city, will develop a mixed reality simulator to support surgical skills training for advanced arthroscopic meniscus repair. Proficiency-based training is forecast to improve patient outcomes for sports medicine procedures.
Clinic Mandates Surgical Simulation Training After Research Indicates Improved Performance
July 01, 2021Independent surgical simulation training becomes the new normal for students at the Pan Am Clinic. Researchers from the University of Manitoba and the Pan Am Clinic recently published a paper in the journal Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation that looked at the effectiveness of a mixed reality simulator for the training of arthroscopy novices. Following this study, the residency program has made it a requirement in the curriculum that residents in their sports rotation complete the self-learning modules.
AANA-VirtaMed Collaboration Results in Better Surgical Training
July 07, 2021VirtaMed ArthroS™ Hip module updated with AANA input, including six guided diagnostic exams. Joseph C. Tauro, M.D., AANA Board Member explains, "Realistic simulators are a critical part of training for Orthopaedic Surgeons. They allow for repetition, show critical steps and give feedback on performance. AANA is leading the way in surgical skills training."
Broward Health First U.S. Hospital System Using Innovative VirtaMed Laparoscopic Simulator
July 28, 2021The next-generation mixed reality simulator offers resident doctors unparalleled simulated training for complex surgeries. “We chose the LaparoS because it offers our residents a more realistic simulation of what they will encounter in the operating room,” said Dr. Ivan Puente, General Surgery Program Director at Broward Health Medical Center. “We feel very strongly that this will not only enhance their skill development but also contribute to patient safety.”
VirtaMed LaparoS™ Announced as a Finalist for the Edison Award
February 11, 2022The prestigious Edison Awards have announced the VirtaMed LaparoS™ surgical training simulator is a finalist in the education category for the 2022 awards. The LaparoS was voted to be among the most elite of the 350 overall submissions.
VirtaMed Develops Advanced Knee Model for Surgical Training
March 21, 2022VirtaMed had developed an innovative knee model to be used in conjunction with it's virtual reality ArthroS™ Simulator. The new knee model was developed in close collaboration with AANA’s knee expert working group and is a culmination of extensive research, prototyping, and development.
VirtaMed @ SOFCOT Annual Meeting 2021
November 09, 2021 - November 11, 2021Visit the VirtaMed booth at the SOFCOT Annual Meeting 2021 in Paris, France.
VirtaMed @ World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery 2021
November 24, 2021 - November 27, 2021Visit the VirtaMed booth at the 17th IFSES World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery in conjunction with the 29th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) and incorporating the 16th Meeting of the section of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Technological Innovation of the Spanish Association of Surgery in Barcelona, Spain.