Hurley Announces the Arrival of da Vinci® Si™ Surgical System
August 16-Flint, Michigan -- Hurley Medical Center is pleased to introduce the da Vinci® Si™ Surgical System to our operating room and to our community. This is a significant arrival because of the value it offers our surgical staff and those in the region we serve.
The da Vinci® Si™ has several unique features designed to provide additional clinical benefits and efficiency in the operating room, many of which translate to patient benefits. Here are a few features of the da Vinci® Si™:
- Enhanced 3D, high-definition vision of operative field with up to 10x magnification
- New optional dual console allows second surgeon to provide assistance
- Superior visual clarity of tissue and anatomy
- Surgical dexterity and precision far greater than even the human hand
- Updated and simplified user interface to enhance OR efficiency
Together, these technological advancements provide our surgeons with unparalleled precision, dexterity and control that enable a minimally invasive approach for many complex surgical procedures. “Having the da Vinci® Si™ System will enable Hurley to continue to provide the best possible state of the art technology and outcomes for our patients. It is proof of our ongoing commitment to provide our community access to the latest advancements in minimally invasive surgery,” says Melany Gavulic, RN, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hurley Medical Center.
“Patient benefits are vast and include less pain and blood loss, shorter recovery time and a faster return to normal daily activities. da Vinci® Si™ has an advanced level of technology which takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. This acquisition complements our goal of extending minimally invasive surgery to the broadest possible base of patients. At Hurley, this technology can be used for a multitude of minimally invasive procedures in gynecology, urology and cardiac surgery. As the region’s premier public teaching hospital, and from an academic standpoint, having the da Vinci® Si™ will enable us to train the next generation of physicians with the most up to date technology possible,” according to Michael Jaggi, DO, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Hurley Medical Center.
MEDIA: For interviews with physicians and patients regarding the daVinci, contact Ilene Cantor, Administrator, Marketing, Community & Public Relations at 810.262.7164 or firstname.lastname@example.org.