July - …Another problem is the failure of many manufacturers to invest in their own training, with many employers preferring to rely on government-funded programs such as those at community colleges. Applied Medical Resources, which offers a highly selective, four-year apprenticeship, is a stand-out exception.
September – Applied Medical has moved its horizontal injection molding, as well as its mold and maintenance operations, to a fully remodeled state-of-the-art facility. “Nothing is standard in this facility,” Steve Davis, vice president of infrastructure operations, said during a plant tour in Lake Forest. “The whole thing is innovative.”
March – Applied Medical proudly introduces the Voyant Intelligent Energy System, which utilizes breakthrough technology to precisely monitor tissue fusion and apply the optimal amount of energy. Unique to the Voyant System, the intelligence is embedded in each device, ensuring the latest technological advancement is available for every procedure. The Voyant Intelligent Energy System further strengthens Applied’s ability to make a significant and sustainable impact by enhancing clinical outcomes while satisfying healthcare’s pressing economic needs.
January – Meeting the needs expressed by gynecologic surgeons for a contained solution for tissue extraction, Applied Medical is pleased to introduce the Alexis Contained Extraction System. This new innovation enables minimally invasive procedures by creating a contained environment for manual morcellation. The system features a large specimen containment bag and a guard to protect the bag from sharp instrumentation. Applied’s unwavering commitment to providing innovative surgical solutions enabled the timely release of the Alexis Contained Extraction System.
June - Over 250 attended Applied Medical's Reducing SSI: Drive Change in Your Facility, the seventh of the Symposium Series. View the presentations on SSI epidemiology, payment changes, colon interventions and collaboration strategies!
June - Reducing SSI: Is Your Way the Best? The eighth of Applied Medical's Symposium Series focused on SSI prevention methods and change management. View the presentations seen by nearly 200 surgeons!
June - On June 30th, Applied Medical hosted the clinical symposium Transanal TME: A New Era in Rectal Cancer Surgery at the Tripartite Colorectal Meeting in Birmingham, UK. Over 300 colorectal surgeons attended this event to learn about transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME), an exciting new approach to rectal cancer surgery. A global panel of experts presented on the history of taTME, global results, technical tips for taTME, and standardization of rectal cancer care pathways. Click here to view the presentations from this symposium!