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 awarded as a top employer in Switzerland
May 17, 2018VirtaMed AG was named one of the top 15 employers in the ‘Best Companies to Work for in Switzerland 2018’ study carried out by Great Place to Work®. This is exceptional for a company participating in the study for the first time.
Maximize the Value of Your Simulator with VirtaMed’s Training & Education Team
May 07, 2018You may have already met members of our talented Training & Education (T&E) team when they installed your simulator and provided some initial training, but do you know the full spectrum of help and insights they can offer? With their diverse backgrounds in education, research, industry, and medicine, VirtaMed’s T&E team is a fantastic resource for helping you to get the most out of your simulator.
LARCs Across the Pond: IUD Trends in Europe
May 07, 2018LARCs (long-acting reversible contraceptives) are proven to be the most effective reversible means of preventing pregnancy. Why, then, are LARC usage statistics not uniformly higher worldwide? A closer look at the trends in Europe, as well as comparisons to VirtaMed World’s previous analysis of the situation in the United States, offer some answers to this question.
Meet VirtaMed: “I can combine journalism with marketing because I agree with the company’s goals”
January 30, 2018Our Visual Communications Specialist, Ave-Lii Idavain, first picked up a camera to make sure no fleeting moment in life is forgotten; now the science journalist in her wants to translate technology into visual stories that both doctors and patients can relate to.
Simulators and Teen Pregnancy Rates in the US: A Surprising Connection
January 30, 2018Though long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) like intrauterine devices, or IUDs, are proven to be the most effective reversible means of preventing pregnancy, by no means are LARCs the most commonly used method of birth control. Yet. While physician and patient education is on the rise, obstacles remain in achieving widespread utilization of LARCs. Simulators have emerged as a factor, and a critical one, in efforts to advance the use and understanding of these devices.
AANA, VirtaMed collaboration to set new standards for arthroscopy training
January 24, 2018The Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and VirtaMed have signed a two-year collaboration agreement making VirtaMed the preferred and exclusive partner for Virtual Reality Simulation training. ANNA and VirtaMed will work together to advance and improve the training of arthroscopic surgery skills and standards for proficiency-based training curricula by leveraging the latest virtual reality simulation technology and ANNA’s expertise in Arthroscopic Surgery eduction.
France preparing for national simulation curriculum in arthroscopy: “The search for the perfect motion”
December 07, 2017Since 1 November 2017, every surgical resident in France is supposed to get training on a simulator. To determine the best approach for arthroscopy, the French College of Orthopedic Surgery (CFCOT) is conducting a nationwide study in arthroscopic training methods in collaboration with the Francophone Society of Arthroscopy (SFA) and VirtaMed. The second data set will be collected during a tour to several University Hospitals, concluding at the Western Orthopedic Society (SOO) Congress in Rennes on 28–30 June, 2018.
La France prépare un programme éducatif national de simulation en arthroscopie: « La quête du geste parfait »
December 07, 2017Depuis le 1er novembre 2017 en France, tous les internes en chirurgie sont tenus à suivre une formation sur simulateur. Pour déterminer la meilleure approche en arthroscopie, le Collège Français des Chirurgiens Orthopédiques et Traumatologues (CFCOT) mène une étude nationale sur les méthodes de formation en arthroscopie, en collaboration avec la Société Francophone d’Arthroscopie (SFA) et la sociéte VirtaMed. La deuxième série de données sera collectée lors d’une tournée dans plusieurs hôpitaux universitaires, en terminant par le congrès de la Société d’Orthopédie de l’Ouest (SOO) organise à Rennes du 28 au 30 juin 2018.
VirtaMed launches world’s first virtual reality simulator for ankle arthroscopy
September 26, 2017According to experience, only an ankle specialist can perform ankle arthroscopy in a safe manner. As the procedure is not very common, gaining the experience to become an ankle specialist is difficult. This is why VirtaMed created the ArthroS™ Ankle, the world’s first high-fidelity simulator for ankle arthroscopy.