OR1® Timeout Verification Feature Named Innovation of the Year by Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

15/10/2008 | Our company

CULVER CITY, CA (September 30, 2008) – KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc., a leader in endoscopy and operating room integration technologies for more than 60 years, is pleased to announce that its OR1® Timeout Verification feature was recognized as a 2008 Innovation of the Year by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). Recipients of this year’s Innovations of the Year were announced September 17, 2008, during the SLS 17th International Congress and Endo Expo in Chicago.

Timeout Verification helps safeguard patients and increase customer satisfaction as an integral part of the KARL STORZ OR1® integration system. “Timeout Verification incorporated in the OR1 Icon Interface helps ensure that surgical teams are ready to perform the correct procedure on the correct patient and at the correct anatomical site,” says Devon Bream, Director, Sales & Marketing, OR1®. “KARL STORZ is the only OR integration vendor currently providing customers with a complete solution of this type.”