1. ROI Secured: Huge Decrease in Training Costs
Simulators decrease the costs of disposable material throughout physician training. There are no extra costs involved whether a physician needs 2, 20, or 200 procedures to reach proficiency. Equipment breakage costs are also decreased. After a short period of time the long term financial benefits outweigh the initial investment so investing in simulation pays off.
2. Increase Your Sales
More physicians are willing to attempt a first case, because they will build up an understanding of the procedure which is realistic. These initial cases go quicker, better, and smoother, with a simulator, which creates a better patient and physician experience. The clinicians’ learning curve towards independence is shorter and they are more able to handle challenging cases, and errors in real procedures are decreased.
3. Use Your Original Medical Devices From the OR
Employing the original instruments for training eases the transfer of skills to the operating room and makes the surgeon familiar with the look and feel of your devices. Adapted original tools create a complete simulation experience and familiarization with your devices. For diagnostic and operative procedures surgical tools like a grasper, morcellator, shaver, resectoscope, camera, or punch can be utilized.
4. Experienced Partner and Fast Development Time
The quality of virtual reality has not been good enough until recently. VirtaMed is now the global leader in attaining the top level of reality, which finally provides physicians with an adequate training tool. VirtaMed can shorten development time and lessen the resources needed to translate new procedures into virtual reality by utilizing the established technology and software platform of the existing simulator family.
5. Eye-Catcher at Conferences
For physicians, the attractive set-up of a virtual reality simulator is highly desirable. Guests can try out medical devices right at the booth and you will experience more and longer visits. This makes it much easier to convince surgeons of a new procedure or instrument. It improves physician satisfaction and breeds confidence with your product.
6. Your Corporate Design
Showcasing your medical devices in a virtual environment is very elegant and hands-on at the same time. Your colors, your branding, and your designs are placed on established software components and some of the hardware components can also be adapted to fit your corporate identity. As a professional training and marketing tool, VirtaMed simulators foster an innovative professional company image.
7. Efficient Training of Physicians – Wherever, Whenever
Simulation training permits you to schedule surgeon training at any time. There is no need to rely on a suitable OR plan and/or the right patient for your procedure. Simulation training also lets you perform over 10 procedures in an hour, which means a more efficient and comfortable learning curve and effective training of physicians. Simulators are available 24/7 and are set up in around 15 minutes, meaning there is no need for messy cadaver training.
8. Get the Competitive Edge
Virtual reality simulators for your medical device give you a competitive advantage, this is because training is one of the main factors when choosing to adopt a new procedure. It can even aid in preparations for initial clinical trials and during medical device validation.
VirtaMed is a Swiss company that develops & produces highly realistic surgical simulators for medical training. Surgeons use original instruments to train in a safe environment before performing surgeries on patients.
VirtaMed's vision is to improve the quality of medical care with state-of-the-art, virtual reality based medical training and education.
Our mission is to alter the way medical skills are taught.
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