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FDA, Cardinal Health Assess Scope of Potential Contamination Risk

Dr. Jeffrey E. Shuren MD, JD, Director - CDRH Offices: Office of the Center Director, released the following statement on Thursday (January 16, 2020): “On Jan. 11 and again on Jan. 15, 2020, medical device manufacturer Cardinal Health alerted its customers to...

U.S Health System Uses Medtronic Stealth Autoguide Cranial Robotic Guidance Platform

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is the first-ever health system in the U.S. to receive and deploy the newly FDA-cleared Medtronic Stealth Autoguide platform.

Cook Medical TriForce Peripheral Crossing Set Now Available

Cook Medical’s TriForce® Peripheral Crossing Set is now commercially available. As of January 2020, these products are available to physicians in the United States to support procedures to treat patients with vascular obstructions.

PENTAX Medical Launches IMAGINA Endoscopy System in U.S.

IMAGINA offers practitioners a modern user interface and unique endoscope design to provide excellent visualization, improve the operator experience and positively influence long-term patient care costs.

Getinge and Verb Surgical Inc. Announce Partnership

Getinge, a global leader in medical technology, and Verb Surgical Inc, a Silicon Valley based startup developing a next generation surgical platform, have announced a new strategic partnership.

In this partnership, Getinge and Verb Surgical will combine their know-how and specific strengths to offer what promises to be a game-changing platform for the next generation of surgery. The Getinge & Verb solution of Surgery 4.0, or Digital Surgery, will include robotics, advanced visualization, advanced instrumentation, operating room integration, connectivity and data analytics/AI. As a result, Getinge enters the robotic surgery field in partnership with Verb.

Going forward, Getinge and Verb will together explore and develop a next generation surgical platform by combining Getinge’s deep knowledge in instrument reprocessing, OR equipment and IT solutions with Verb’s expertise in robotics, advanced instrumentation, enhanced visualization, connectivity, and data analytics/AI.

“We have said since our inception that Verb will be an open platform company, and we want to work with the best technologies and partners in the world in revolutionizing the operating room and surgical care,” said Scott Huennekens, President and CEO of Verb Surgical. “We are extremely excited to announce this partnership with Getinge, which brings world-class complementary technologies and a global footprint as we move to democratize surgery worldwide.”

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