News | June 11, 2009

STERIS, Siemens to Develop Hybrid Surgical Suites

June 11, 2009 - Surgical support and integration technologies company STERIS Corp. and Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc. said they are collaborating to offer optimized vascular, cardiovascular and neurosurgical hybrid surgical suites. The collaboration was announced today at the Society of Vascular Surgeons annual meeting in Denver, Colo. Through this collaboration, Siemens will provide advanced information and interventional technologies, while STERIS will supply what it calls custom-designed HD 360° Suites, featuring LED surgical lighting and visualization systems as well as OR integration and equipment management solutions. STERIS will also provide expert room design and project management services using the company’s three-dimensional Room Builder software. The hybrid suites that result from STERIS and Siemens joint efforts will enable surgical and diagnostic teams to carry out a vast range of image-guided cardiovascular, vascular, and neurosurgical interventional procedures as well as open surgeries. “Working together, we can help facilities meet growing procedural demands and provide the technology that will integrate capabilities for new interventional procedures, minimally invasive surgeries and open procedures, all in the same space,” said Bill O’Riordan, vice president and general manager, STERIS Surgical Solutions. “This collaboration will also able to help healthcare providers embrace future surgical innovation with ease.” “As the needs of today’s surgical suite expand to accommodate both minimally invasive techniques and complex open surgical procedures within the same environment, state-of-the-art image-guidance technologies, such as our Artis zee family, including the first-to-market Artis zeego, are being incorporated into surgical workflow to improve clinical, operational, and financial efficiency,” said Claus Grill, vice president, cardiac, interventional/neuro, and X-ray systems, Siemens Healthcare. The Siemens-STERIS collaboration will deliver hybrid operating room solutions that enable healthcare facilities to improve workflow and streamline room planning and installation, the companies said. For more information:,

Related Content

Biotronik Announces U.S. Launch of Edora HF-T QP CRT Pacemaker
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)| August 21, 2017
Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and commercial availability of Edora HF-T QP, an...
The FDA is concerned about cybersecurity of ICDs and cyber security of other medical devices.
Feature | Cybersecurity| August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell
There is growing concern among patients and regulators that medical devices, especially implantable electrophysiology
Bivalirudin exhibited an improvement in 30-day all-cause mortality when injected post PCI.
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies| August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017 — A study has examined the efficacies of various post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) bivali
CMS considers eliminating cardiac bundled payments.
Feature | Business| August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell
August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the number
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons| August 15, 2017
Surmodics Inc. announced receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food and Drug...
The Vascular Dynamics MobiusHD device enhances the carotid baroreceptors to reduce resistant hypertension.
News | Hypertension| August 15, 2017
Aug. 15, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Vascular Dynamics Inc.
Four Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Issue Positive Medical Policies on HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | FFR Catheters| August 09, 2017
HeartFlow Inc. announced that four Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have each issued a positive medical policy for the...
Ra Medical Systems Granted Broad Patent for DABRA Catheter
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)| August 09, 2017
August 9, 2017 — Ra Medical Systems announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted
Overlay Init