Issue 16, September 2014

Did you know the link between chocolate consumption and Nobel prizes?

Dear partners, clients, friends and innovation enthusiasts

VirtaMed is a true-born Swiss company: Founded in 2007, research roots at ETH Zurich, and 100% of development and production to date happens in Switzerland.

This edition of the newsletter unveils how the famous Swiss chocolate might have influenced the shape of our company and simulators, the 10 reasons why your hospital or training center really needs one of our simulators, and how our new Head of Production experienced his first 100 days in the office.

Swiss No. 1 in chocolate consumption & Nobel prizes 

A study conducted by Dr. Franz H. Messerli, published in “The New England Journal of Medicine”, constitutes a correlation between the amount of chocolate consumed and the number of Nobel prizes in various countries. Switzerland: highest chocolate consumption per capita, and highest number of Nobel laureates…

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10 good reasons why

What could our simulators do for your surgical education program? We have put together the 10 most common arguments we hear from hospitals and training centers that integrated virtual reality into their curriculum. One of them: using original instruments for hands-on training eases a transfer of skills to the OR.

Discover 9 other reasons why your center needs a VirtaMed simulator!

The first 100 days at VirtaMed – A résumé

Why did our new Head of Production choose to work for VirtaMed? What were his expectations, and how did he experience the first 100 days on the job? Gain an insight into the VirtaMed production processes, how the team works, and upcoming projects.

Read the interview!

Our simulators around the world: Meet us!

Visit us and test our virtual reality simulators hands-on! The next conference dates:
October 18, 2014
International Forum on Clinical Medical Education in Peking, China
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™, UroSim™, PelvicSim™ at Tellyes Scientific Inc.booth (tbc)
October 22, 2014
EOA in Amelia Island, FL, USA
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™ at VirtaMed booth
October 23, 2014
CMEF fall in Chongqing, China
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™, HystSim™, PelvicSim™ at Tellyes Scientific Inc. booth (tbc)
October 28, 2014
DKOU in Berlin, Germany
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™ at VirtaMed booth 2.2 / 11
November 6, 2014
AANA fall in Palm Desert, USA
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™ at VirtaMed booth 310
November 9, 2014
Fall National High Education Equipment Show in Chengdu, China
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™, UroSim™, HystSim™ at Tellyes Scientific Inc. booth (tbc)
December 15, 2014
SOMOS in Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™ at VirtaMed booth
December 15, 2014
AO Meeting in Arosa, Switzerland
  • VirtaMed ArthroS™ at VirtaMed booth
Dr. Stefan Tuchschmid
Asta Breitenmoser
Director Marketing & Communications
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