Stryker unveiled the OR of the Futurea model operating room inside Stryker's Flower Mound facility, providing a one-of-a-kind interactive experience for customers to conceptualize new OR design and technology. Constructed with patient safety and OR uptime in mind, the model is designed and integrated to help enhance protection against infection and increase cleanability, while employing intelligent technology and time-efficiency components. The OR of the Future features: Seamlessly integrated software and equipment, including Stryker's iSuite and Advanced Digital Healthcare portfolios, designed to drive predictable and repeatable OR staff behaviorresulting in the means to achieve unprecedented workflows.
Significant enhancements in sterilityincluding materials and methods designed to support infection prevention and cleanability, such as laminar flow and the elimination of Velcro. Technology that provides more personalized patient care by generating continuous, actionable data and insights from devices, which influences how clinicians administer patient care before, during and after surgery. Pre-built ceilings and walls are designed to save time and cost during construction, which may enable the OR to be patient-ready sooner.
Future-proofed design elements, such as modular wall panels, designed for easier access to electrical when new technology is added in the futurewhich may minimize downtime during upgrades.