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.
VirtaMed @ SantExpo 2021
November 08, 2021 - November 10, 2021Meet VirtaMed at booth D38 at SantExpo 2021 in the Paris Expo.
VirtaMed @ AANA Annual Meeting 2022
May 19, 2022 - May 21, 2022Visit VirtaMed at the AANA Annual Meeting 2022 in San Fransisco.
VirtaMed @ AAOS Annual Meeting 2022
March 22, 2022 - March 26, 2022Visit VirtaMed at the AAOS Annual Meeting 2022 in Chicago.
VirtaMed @ AOSSM Annual Meeting 2022
July 13, 2022 - July 16, 2022Visit VirtaMed at the AOSSM Annual Meeting 2022 in Colorado Springs
VirtaMed @ EAES 2022
July 05, 2022 - July 08, 2022Visit VirtaMed at EAES 2022 in Kraków.