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Fusion Robotics Receives 510(k) Clearance for Spinal Navigation and Robotics System

Fusion Robotics LLC, a spinal robotics and navigation company has received 510(k) clearance to market its 3D imaging compatible navigation and robotic targeting system for spine surgery in the U.S. market.

ECRI and oneSOURCE Plan Alerts Management Collaboration

ECRI and oneSOURCE Document Management Services have announced a joint collaboration focused on improving medical device safety and responsiveness of health care facilities.

TransEnterix Announces Name Change, Introduces a New Category of Surgery

The name change reflects the company’s broader vision of shaping the future of surgery by integrating computer vision and machine learning with surgical robotics.

Fujifilm Systems Integration Leads AIA-Accredited Course

During this one hour course, participants will learn about the importance of continuing to digitize systems and processes in the OR, the role digitization plays in ensuring that various technologies used during procedures are connected and accessible, and why it’s important to understand this evolution as architects and equipment planners.

GE Healthcare Completes Acquisition of Analytics Solutions Provider CHCA

GE Healthcare has announced that it has completed the acquisition of CHCA Computer Systems Inc., an operating room management and analytics solutions provider, headquartered in Montreal, Canada. CHCA develops the leading Opera software application, which has helped increase productivity and patient satisfaction in the OR by providing real-time data to support the decision-making and management of surgical procedures.

This acquisition aligns with GE’s Industrial Internet strategy and recent commitment to invest in strong, innovative businesses that enhance GE’s software footprint. It marks GE’s second healthcare acquisition in software this year, following the acquisition of API Healthcare.

Commenting on the close, Jan De Witte, President and CEO of GE Healthcare IT’s business said: “A key tenet of our Industrial Internet investment is addressing new and pressing operational and productivity challenges facing healthcare. In the operating room – the epicenter of today’s hospital – better efficiency in turn benefits patients by reducing waiting times, preventing cancellations, and increasing patient throughput. CHCA’s Opera solution complements our current OR and Perioperative software portfolio and will allow us to deliver a more integrated offering that better connects the workflow throughout the OR, using a mix of software, real-time data and powerful analytics to help drive better outcomes for patients.”

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