-New Leadership Council Announced to Advance Adoption of TeleRobotics -First Bi-Directional TeleRobotic Surgery Broadcast Live
Stereotaxis (NYSE: STXS), the global leader in innovative robotic technologies for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, today announced the hosting of an Inaugural Symposium on Saturday, June 20, 2020 by live interactive webcast.
This half-day event will feature two segments. First, a live broadcast of bi-directional TeleRobotic procedures with physicians navigating catheters from hospitals more than 1700 km apart. In the second half of the symposium, panelists will discuss current TeleRobotic capabilities and brainstorm practical ways to advance the missions of the council: to improve patient care, expand access to high-quality therapy, and enhance physician education, safety, and efficiency with TeleRobotic Surgery.
In addition, it was announced today the formation of the TeleRobotic Surgery Leadership Council to advance remote support, collaboration and procedures in the operating theater. The mission of the council is described in greater detail at www.TeleRoboticSurgery.io.
During the webcast, the live TeleRobotic procedures will be performed by Prof. Pedro Adragão, from Hospital Da Luz in Lisbon, and Prof. Carlo Pappone, from Policlinico San Donato in Milan. Panelists at the symposium include:
• J. David Burkhardt, M.D. - St. David's Medical Center
• Jim Cheung, M.D. - Weill Cornell Medical Center
• Joseph Dell'Orfano, M.D. - St. Francis Hospital
• Benjamin D'Souza, M.D. - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
• Gabriel Latcu, M.D. - Princess Grace Hospital
• J. Peter Weiss, M.D. - Banner University Medical Center
• Joseph Wu, M.D. - Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
• Matthew Dare - St. David's Medical Center
• Joe Mullings - The Mullings Group
"Telemedicine will play an increasingly important role in the operating rooms of the future," said David Fischel, Stereotaxis Chairman and CEO. "Increased connectivity and collaboration beyond geographical limitations will contribute to improved care, expanded access to care, and accelerated knowledge sharing. Robotics plays a central role in digitizing the operating room and we are excited to be pioneering these capabilities in partnership with leading physicians and hospitals."
Registration for the event is open to physicians, healthcare professionals, industry partners, and technology leaders.
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020
Times: 10:00 ET / 16:00 CET Live Procedure Broadcast
11:30 ET / 17:30 CET Panel Symposium
Registration for the event and access to the full agenda available at www.TeleRoboticSurgery.io
Stereotaxis is the global leader in innovative robotic technologies designed to enhance the treatment of arrhythmias and perform endovascular procedures. Its mission is the discovery, development and delivery of robotic systems, instruments, and information solutions for the interventional laboratory. These innovations help physicians provide unsurpassed patient care with robotic precision and safety, improved lab efficiency and productivity, and enhanced integration of procedural information. The core components of Stereotaxis' systems have received regulatory clearance in the United States, European Union, Japan, Canada, China, and elsewhere. For more information, please visit www.stereotaxis.com.
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