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Quebec extends its agreement with CAE
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Thu, June 23
Dominique Anglade, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation and Minister responsible for the Digital Strategy, and Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced that the Government of Quebec will extend its agreement with Quebec-based company CAE, until 2020. The agreement established a research and development program that is now estimated at a value of $192.3 million. (Source: cae.com) CONTINUE READING
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VirtaMed hip arthroscopy simulator takes fluoroscopy guided access training to virtual reality
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Wed, June 01
Safe access training for portal placement, fluoroscopic imaging, diagnostic tours, and therapeutic cases, all wrapped in a combination of an extremely realistic anatomic model and a high-fidelity virtual reality environment. VirtaMed introduces the ArthroS™ Hip Module at the EFORT Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, on 1–3 June. (Source: virtamed.com) CONTINUE READING
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American Society of Anesthesiologists and CAE Healthcare announce collaborative agreement to create screen-based simulation product
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Tue, March 08
CHICAGO, USA and MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwired - March 7, 2016) - The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and CAE Healthcare today announced a collaborative agreement to design and develop an interactive screen-based simulation product that will allow ASA members and other interested learners to supplement their continuing medical education (CME) and improve their management performance during anesthetic emergencies. (Source: Marketwired) CONTINUE READING
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VirtaMed introduces virtual reality simulation for ACL reconstruction
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Wed, February 17
Zurich, Switzerland; February 17, 2016 – Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is one of the most typical knee injuries, and it is particularly common among young athletes. A damaged ACL is usually treated with a minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, where the injured ligament is removed and replaced with a tissue graft. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, as many as 100,000 such ACL reconstructions are performed each year in the United States alone. This procedure is... CONTINUE READING
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OSSim Technologies continues its expansion by adding neurosurgery and spine surgery to its list of surgical simulators
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Mon, February 01
Montreal (Quebec) Canada, February 1, 2016: OSSim Technologies, a leader in the development and commercialization of open surgery simulators, announced today that it is pursuing its expansion in the field of open surgery simulation by adding two new surgery applications, neurosurgery and spine surgery, to its list of virtual reality simulators. (Source: ossimtech.com) CONTINUE READING
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Gaumard Scientific exhibits the world's most realistic, advanced and versatile, Victoria simulator, at IMSH 2016
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Mon, January 18
MIAMI, Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaumard® Scientific Company today announced that it is exhibiting the Victoria™ Tetherless Maternal and Neonatal Birthing Simulator's many advanced capabilities at The International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) through Jan. 20 at the San Diego Convention Center.  With the most features of any simulator, the fully tetherless and wireless Victoria already meets the rigorous requirements of obstetrics programs and now she takes the learning... CONTINUE READING