Maquet Unveils TEGRIS OR Image Integration Platform

Maquet Unveils TEGRIS OR Image Integration Platform

Innovative functions, for example, a navigation area individually adapted to aid the surgeon in their workflow. The user interface thus enables individual steps, from A through to Z, to be carried out safely. Interfaces to internal information systems, for example, an HIS or RIS, enable all patient data to be made available at the touch of a button. This can then be viewed by the entire OR team on all monitors. The integrated safety checklist designed to increase patient safety based on WHO principles is an additional benefit.

Modularity brings efficiency

“Over the years, we have fitted several hundreds of operating rooms around the world with OR integration technology. Tegris is the result of the experience gained on the basis of user feedback,” says Bernd Binder, Product Manager for OR Integration at Maquet. The mapping of optimum workflows and the associated safety for patients and surgeons forms the foundation of the concept and, at the same time, brings about excellent efficiency. This is made clear by the multi-faceted modular ways in which the systems are used and which are characterised by a high proportion of software. In this way, the hospital is able to integrate additional components without major installation work and the associated OR downtime. The required functionalities are simply installed by MAQUET Service on request, even via remote access or by the client themselves.

Tegris replaces the AV Conference and AV Compact systems and is available as of July 2012.

INFORMATION ABOUT MAQUET

As a trusted partner for hospitals and clinicians since 1838, Maquet is a global leader in medical systems that advance surgical interventions, cardiovascular procedures and critical care. Maquet develops and designs innovative products and therapeutic applications for the operating room, hybrid OR/cath lab, intensive care unit and patient transport within acute care hospitals, improving outcomes and quality of life for patients.

Cardiovascular specialties include intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation (IABC) therapy for cardiac assist; coronary artery bypass surgery; aortic and peripheral vascular surgery; and extracorporeal circulation. Additional ground-breaking therapies in thrombus management, cardiothoracic and biosurgery complement the portfolio.

The Critical Care portfolio includes market-leading intensive care ventilators and anesthesia machines.

Maquet also equips Surgical Workplaces with critical infrastructure such as flexible room design for OR and ICU; OR tables; lights and ceiling supply units; and OR integration for image data management.

Maquet is a subsidiary of the publicly listed Swedish Getinge Group. In 2011, Maquet generated nearly 1.4 billion Euro which is more than half of the Group’s annual revenue of 2.4 billion Euros. The Getinge Group has 13,000 employees worldwide, including around 6,000 Maquet employees in 50 international sales and service organizations, as well as a network of more than 280 sales representatives. For more information please visit http://www.maquet.com and http://www.getingegroup.com .

MAQUET – The Gold Standard.

MAQUET GmbH & Co. KG Kehler Strasse 31 D-76437 Rastatt, Germany

Maquet has released its new TEGRIS system for OR integration, a substantially smaller unit than its predecessors (AV Conference and AV Compact systems), yet capable of accepting just about any imaging source as in input.

The company claims that the system is future proof and will accept input from newly developed devices that may end up being used in the operating room.

Some details from the announcement:

Tegris II Maquet Unveils TEGRIS OR Image Integration Platform

Innovative functions, for example, a navigation area individually adapted to aid the surgeon in their workflow. The user interface thus enables individual steps, from A through to Z, to be carried out safely. Interfaces to internal information systems, for example, an HIS or RIS, enable all patient data to be made available at the touch of a button. This can then be viewed by the entire OR team on all monitors. The integrated safety checklist designed to increase patient safety based on WHO principles is an additional benefit.

The mapping of optimum workflows and the associated safety for patients and surgeons forms the foundation of the concept and, at the same time, brings about excellent efficiency. This is made clear by the multi-faceted modular ways in which the systems are used and which are characterised by a high proportion of software. In this way, the hospital is able to integrate additional components without major installation work and the associated OR downtime. The required functionalities are simply installed by MAQUET Service on request, even via remote access or by the client themselves.

Source : http://www.marketwatch.com/story/with-tegris-maquet-sets-new-standards-in-or-integration-2012-07-24

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