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!
Video: Custom-made VirtaMed simulator for NxThera's Rezum BPH treatment
January 21, 2016VirtaMed developed a custom-made simulator for showcasing and training for NxThera's Rezum water vapor treatment for BPH. We interviewed NxThera President & CEO Bob Paulson, Senior Systems Engineer Matt Byrne, and Senior Manager Professional Education and Training Amanda Heyes, and asked how they feel about the simulator and their company's collaboration with VirtaMed.
Meet VirtaMed: “I’m very happy to be in a field that helps people”
December 22, 2015When Carolyn O’Brien took a job at VirtaMed as the company’s only hardware engineer in May 2011, she was still finishing up her Master’s thesis in Mechanical Engineering at ETH. Now VirtaMed has several teams devoted to hardware, and Carolyn no longer identifies herself as a mechanical engineer. She is, however, our rocket scientist.
VirtaMed and ARMS to develop transvaginal ultrasound simulator
December 22, 2015VirtaMed is again working with Affiliates Risk Management Services; this time the companies have come together to create a virtual reality simulator for transvaginal ultrasound examination. The goal is to help physicians diagnose rare conditions during early pregnancy.
VirtaMed ArthroS™ software update - the next level in diagnostic arthroscopy
November 24, 2015Several new diagnostic puzzles, educational reading material, angled instruments, and the mystery case "unknown pathology" – a diagnostic challenge for even the more seasoned orthopedist. All these are introduced in the latest software update for VirtaMed ArthroS™ simulator.
Comprehensive virtual reality training for all FDA-approved IUC devices now also featuring Liletta™
October 05, 2015Training goes virtual reality: Since 2013, ARMS, Affiliates Risk Management Services, Inc., has partnered with Swiss simulation specialist, VirtaMed AG, to simulate placement of all FDA-approved intrauterine conception (IUC) devices as part of the ARMS mobile simulation program. The latest module has been launched in August 2015: Training on the Liletta™ device.
ETH Zurich ranked among the best universities in the world
September 21, 2015According to QS World University Rankings, ETH Zurich is among the top ten best universities in the world. VirtaMed, an ETH Spin-off, congratulates its place of origin, partner and alma mater to many of its employees for the global recognition.
Introducing PelvicSim™ Mini, the luggage-sized simulator for frequent travelers
September 07, 2015The world has already seen the VirtaMed PelvicSim™ stationary simulator for the placement of Intrauterine Systems (IUS) indicated for long acting contraception; we have also introduced the PelvicSim™ Portable for easy transport. Now we are proud to present the PelvicSim™ Mini, our newest and smallest anatomic simulator.
VirtaMed-powered Rezum simulator introduces water vapor treatment for BPH
August 03, 2015VirtaMed has developed a customized simulator for US-based NxThera's Rezūm System, a new innovative BPH treatment utilizing water vapor energy. “The simulator really helps us stand out as a new technology”, says NxThera’s Senior Systems Engineer Matt Byrne.
Virtual Reality Simulation for Endoscopy: KARL STORZ and VirtaMed Open New Horizons in Medical Training and Further Education
June 15, 2015The endoscopy specialist KARL STORZ realized the significance of medical training and further education from the start. As a medical product manufacturer steeped in the tradition of endoscopy, the company from Tuttlingen has long initiated and supported training events for medical professionals. Today the KARL STORZ course directory includes 3000 training events in various medical disciplines. High-tech simulators now complement this comprehensive range of courses.