SALT LAKE CITY, UT and PALO ALTO, CA – June 18, 2020 – OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global medtech leader offering an AI-driven surgical navigation platform, PhantomMSK, to transform orthopedic surgery, and Osso VR, a validated virtual reality (VR) surgical training platform, are partnering to improve patient outcomes with higher quality, repeatable procedures and VR. OrthoGrid Systems’ technology solutions result in easy-to-use, computer-assisted surgical navigation for orthopedic procedures and correct the phenomenon of fluoroscopic image distortion, an important step to achieve a higher level of accuracy. This partnership allows surgeons to become familiar with OrthoGrid’s navigation system and better understand fluoroscopic distortion and its impact on surgical outcomes.
OrthoGrid specializes in live, intraoperative, AI-powered, radiographic assessment and alignment technologies for orthopedic surgery, with applications for hip arthroplasty, hip preservation, and trauma surgery.
“As a leading innovator in surgical technologies, we are further disrupting industry norms by utilizing emerging technologies like VR as an integral component of our training pathway,” said Edouard Saget, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of OrthoGrid. “Our partnership with Osso VR allows surgeons to adapt to our technology quicker and practice anytime, anywhere, as if they had a C-arm and an OR in their pocket. With VR, we’ll be able to reach a larger, global audience of surgeons faster in order to improve the lives of exponentially more patients.”
Osso VR is being incorporated into surgical training programs worldwide. It is now used by more than 20 leading teaching hospitals and trains nearly 1000 surgeons monthly in 17 countries. Focused on increasing access to hands-on training that improves patient outcomes and increases the adoption of higher value medical technology, Osso VR provides an immersive practice environment to safely work up the learning curve.
“Our companies are strongly aligned in our missions to improve patient outcomes and democratize access to quality care. With this partnership, we can give surgeons in our network another tool to continue to push the limits of what’s possible when it comes to providing value for their patients,” said Justin Barad, MD, CEO and Co-Founder of Osso VR.
For more information, visit www.ossovr.com.
About Osso VR
Osso VR is an award-winning, clinically validated surgical training platform designed for medical device companies, practicing surgeons, residents, and medical students of all skill levels. Using immersive VR technology, the scalable platform offers a realistic, hands-on training environment that leads to real-world performance gains and ultimately improved patient outcomes. Osso VR is the first training platform to incorporate assessment into its modules, objectively measuring the trainee’s knowledge of steps, level of precision, and overall efficiency throughout the procedure, providing a benchmark for proficiency.
Led by UCLA and Harvard trained orthopedic surgeon Justin Barad, MD, the Osso VR team has a deep background in clinical care, medical technology, and VR development. To learn more, visit www.ossovr.com.
About OrthoGrid Systems, Inc.
OrthoGrid is a global MedTech leader offering intraoperative alignment technologies via procedure-specific musculoskeletal applications. Its technology offerings, a set of AI-enabled surgical guidance applications, work within the operating theater and interface with existing hospital equipment to reveal fluoroscopic image distortion and provide surgeons with technology to assist them in their quest for surgical outcome reproducibility and improvement. OrthoGrid was founded in 2012, and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, with research facilities located in Strasbourg, France. Its technology is distributed in North America, Asia, and Europe. For more information, visit www.orthogrid.com.