Navigation Links
Olympus Showcases ENDOEYE FLEX 5 at Premier's National Healthcare Innovation Event
Date:6/13/2013

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative Medical and Surgical solutions among other core businesses, announced today that its ENDOEYE FLEX 5 was one of 14 medical innovations on display in front of thousands of healthcare providers and experts at the Premier healthcare alliance's 2013 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition.

Olympus' ENDOEYE FLEX, the world's first autoclavable 5mm HD deflectable videolaparoscope, was selected by clinicians and other members of Premier, a provider-owned performance improvement alliance of more than 2,800 hospitals and nearly 95,000 other care sites.  Selection criteria included the uniqueness of the product, its ability to have an impact on an unmet medical need and its potential to positively impact patient care. The ENDOEYE FLEX 5 was showcased during the conference's fifth annual Innovation Celebration that recognizes advances in healthcare while highlighting industry suppliers committed to innovation and improving patient outcomes.

"The ENDOEYE FLEX 5 represents a significant breakthrough in laparoscopic imaging and strengthens our portfolio of surgical products by enhancing the performance and functionality for surgeons for minimally invasive procedures," said Luke Calcraft, President of the Medical Systems Group at Olympus Corporation of the Americas. "We remain fully committed to meeting the needs of healthcare providers by providing cutting-edge products that improve the quality of care, enhance patient satisfaction and reduce the total cost of healthcare."

The ENDOEYE FLEX 5 offers HD resolution in a 5mm diameter scope providing bright, crisp images enabling surgeons to see fine details during surgery. The product allows 100 degree angulation in all directions providing complete visualization of complex anatomical structures.

In addition, the ENDOEYE FLEX 5 offers significant advantages for the surgeons and OR staff throughout the procedure. The product offers surgeons the flexibility to change the direction of view enabling them to visualize organs and tissue head-on, from above and from behind. The integrated all-in-one design enables easy setup and a simple plug-and-play operation. The advanced optical design makes the scope Focus Free eliminating manual focusing by the surgeon during the procedure.  Following the procedure, the ENDOEYE FLEX 5 can be autoclaved simplifying the workflow and generating reprocessing cost savings for the hospital.

About the Premier Healthcare Alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Premier is the nation's largest performance improvement alliance of more than 2,800 U.S. hospitals and 95,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network with more than $5 billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains clinical, financial and outcomes databases based on 1 in every 4 patient discharges. A world leader in measurably improving patient care, Premier has the largest performance improvement collaboratives in America, including one in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. https://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected with Premier on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

About Olympus Medical Systems Group
Olympus Medical Systems Group, a division of global technology leader Olympus, develops solutions for healthcare professionals that help improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs and enhance quality of life for their patients. By enabling less invasive procedures, innovative diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, and early stage lung cancer evaluation and treatments, Olympus is transforming the future of healthcare.

For more information visit Olympus at www.olympusamerica.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Olympus Endoscopes Now Powered by Next-Generation Ultrasound Processor
2. Olympus Introduces Worlds Only Fully Rotatable HD Bronchoscopes
3. Olympus Introduces the Worlds Only Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System
4. Olympus Biotech International Ltd and BonAlive Biomaterials Ltd Announce Distribution Agreement
5. Olympus Introduces the Worlds First and Only Monopolar, Disposable Tonsil Adenoid Debrider (DTAD)
6. Craneware Showcases Pharmacy Innovation at ASHP Summer Conference
7. Personna Medical Showcases The DermaBlade Shave Biopsy Instrument At The Pri-Med West Conference & Exhibition
8. Home Medical Supply Store MedSupplyShop.com Showcases Its Extensive Range of Medical Products
9. Study Showcases Effective Approaches for Evaluating the Performance of Executives who Handle Managed Markets Accounts
10. Certify Data Systems Showcases Interoperability at Connectathon
11. Elsevier Showcases Predictive Analytic and Clinical Integration Solutions at HIMSS13
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/20/2017)... WOONSOCKET, R.I. , April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... (NYSE: CVS), today unveiled a new store design ... new assortment of healthier food, health-focused products and ... the store to help customers discover new offerings. ... represent the next evolution of the customer experience ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, today ... C virus (HCV) infected patients with genotype 1, ... (Child-Pugh A) achieved sustained virologic response at 12 ... pan-genotypic regimen of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (G/P). These high SVR ... of G/P treatment without ribavirin. Patients with specific ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017 Eyevensys, a ... first non-viral gene expression technology that enables the safe, ... to address a wide range of ophthalmic diseases, announces ... Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to advance its technology ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/29/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Sterling Global Products is pleased to welcome ... hanging flushable wipes dispensers and/or 42 count refill packs manufactured by this Slidell, ... operates more than 350 stores throughout Texas and expanding into northern Mexico as ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... with the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA). This agreement allows HCAOA members ... services, as well as discounts on Accreditation University (AU) educational resources that help ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... affects much more than energy – it also has mental and physical benefits. According to ... time, which can increase the risk of having a car accident. , This week ... to help you sleep better and feel better:, , Turn off ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Datta Endoscopic Back Surgery ... the revolutionary endoscopic practice under Dr. Datta. Patel is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, ... patented, revolutionary eDiscSculpt Technique created and used by Datta Endoscopic is unlike traditional ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... People are starting to accept that hearing aids can be ... the stigma it had when great-grandpa wore his hearing aids years ago,” said Dr. ... North American Speaker Series (NASS) segment. β€œHe probably wore an iPod-size hearing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):