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World-renowned UC Professor Richard E. Mayer Joins PrecisionOS Scientific Advisory Board  

Richard Mayer

PrecisionOS, has retained Richard E. Mayer, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, to join the company’s Scientific Advisory Board.  Dr. Mayer will provide advice concerning scientifically based instructional design for the company’s virtual reality (VR) training modules for surgeons. 

PrecisionOS Appoints Six Distinguished Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Sports Medicine to Clinical Advisory Board

PrecisionOS Appoints Six Distinguished Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Sports Medicine to Clinical Advisory Board

All six surgeons are highly-respected in their area of expertise and have either served, or are currently serving, on numerous prestigious organizations and committees in the sports medicine area.

PrecisionOS Appoints Six Prominent Shoulder Orthopedic Surgeons to Clinical Advisory Board 

The six surgeons are all highly-respected in the orthopedic community and have either served, or are currently serving, on numerous prestigious organization boards and committees. All six have published extensively, as well as lectured to national and international audiences on their respective areas of expertise while being educators to hundreds of residents and fellows.

Immersive VR Program Allows Trainee to Correct Twice Unsuccessful SCFE Surgery with Significantly Less Radiation, Anesthesic Time.

Shoulder Advisory team

Outline of study: a 15-year-old patient presented with chronic groin and leg pain. The treating surgeon diagnosed the young man with slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) and undertook a percutaneous pinning procedure (placing an implant into the hip), halting the surgery due to difficulty with visualization of the leg bone structure and interpretation. The surgeon later returned the patient to the operating room (OR) for a second attempt which was also unsuccessful. These two failed surgical attempts involved significant doses of anesthetic and radiation.

PrecisionOS Appoints Ruth Delaney, M.D., F.R.C.S., Orthopedic Surgeon and Associate Clinical Professor, University College, Dublin, Ireland, to Clinical Advisory Board

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Delaney’s special interest is the shoulder, which is the entire focus of her practice, and will work with PrecisionOS to develop advanced virtual reality (VR) training in this interest area.

PrecisionOS to Showcase Complex Spinal Procedures in First-Ever Cadaver-less Course at Global Spine Congress in November.

The VR training, incorporating Oculus Quest headsets, will cover spine procedures and allow participants to collaborate during the course

PrecisionOS, with Support from Oculus and an Epic MegaGrant, Teams Up With Global Humanitarian Organization To Provide Orthopedic Training for Doctors in Low- Resource Countries

SEATTLE, WA August 18, 2021. PrecisionOS®, with support from Oculus and an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games, is providing SIGN Fracture Care, a global nonprofit humanitarian organization, with training for doctors doing orthopedic surgery in low-resource countries, vastly improving outcomes for patients with severe bone fractures and bone injuries. Epic Games provided financial assistance through…

The Prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society (ASES) Partners with PrecisionOS

ASES and PrecisionOS

The ASES, an internationally recognized Shoulder and Elbow Specialty Society made up of leading national and international orthopedic surgeons, announced today an exclusive partnership with PrecisionOS, an award winning VR simulation platform.

PrecisionOS Launches First Fully Interactive Robotics Platform in VR

PrecisionOS robotics

In what is likely the most advanced surgical training solution to date, PrecisionOS, developers of the medical-grade virtual reality (VR)™ learning platform, has announced the global launch of the first-ever fully interactive robotics platform in VR. Used with a portable headset—the Oculus Quest—the PrecisionOS virtual reality surgery training offers a rapid, cost-effective way to educate an entire surgical team in robotics.

UConn Health is training orthopaedic surgery residents using VR solutions from PrecisionOS™ and Oculus

Preoperative Planning

According to Dr. Augustus Mazzocca, who helps train residents in orthopaedic surgery as the Director of the Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health, not every surgeon is a natural.