Global medical conferences
Our surgical simulators travel the world. If you are interested in a hands-on demo of our training systems, find out when they will be in your neighborhood!
VirtaMed LaparoS™ Nominated for the Prestigious Edison Award
November 23, 2021The VirtaMed LaparoS™, a mixed reality laparoscopy training simulator, has been nominated for an Edison Award. The Edison Awards™ are a global award that honors excellence in innovation and new product development. Previous winners of the Edison Award in the medical category have included such companies as Arthrex, Inc., Zimmer Biomet, and Medtronic.
VirtaMed to Premiere Gynecological Laparoscopy Training Module for U.S. Surgeons at AAGL 2021
November 15, 2021The new module for the industry-leading VirtaMed LaparoS™ gynecological simulator addresses a need for increased training on ovarian cystectomies and other complex laparoscopic surgeries.
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.”
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."
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.
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.
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.
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).
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