Getinge opens state-of-the-art Experience Center in New Jersey to showcase innovations in healthcare and medical technology
Gothenburg, Sweden, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Getinge today opened the company’s new Experience Center in Wayne, New Jersey with a special virtual event attended by leaders from healthcare, technology and government. The event featured a program of demonstrations of the latest technological advances to help hospitals increase efficiency and improve outcomes for patients suffering from health conditions such as COVID-19, cardiovascular disease and other serious illnesses.
During a virtual launch event hosted via LinkedIn Live, Getinge executives, along with healthcare and government leaders, unveiled the Experience Center, designed to replicate hospital and other healthcare settings such as operating rooms and intensive care units. During the livestream tour, attendees learned about the specific applications in Getinge’s technology that offer a range of benefits in sterile processing, digital healthcare solutions, ICU and life sciences, including:
- advances in ventilation technology for COVID patients and others with lung conditions;
- a cardiopulmonary support system that processes blood outside the body for patients with heart or lung problems;
- a vein harvesting system for use in cardiac surgery;
- state-of-the-art sterilization systems that seamlessly integrate with existing hospital infrastructures to speed up processes and protect patients and staff from the spread of dangerous infections, including COVID; and,
- Software systems and AI technologies that can help hospitals operate more efficiently by better managing services so more patients can access care as quickly as possible
“We are very excited and proud to open our Experience Center, which will be a learning and demonstration center for our latest and most advanced technologies that improve the delivery of healthcare services,” he said Eric Honroth, President of Getinge North America. “The center will provide healthcare leaders with a truly hands-on experience using our technologies and show how our solutions can increase efficiencies and enhance the patient experience.”
In addition to product demonstrations, the launch event featured remarks highlighting Getinge’s commitment to investing in new strategies such as the Experience Center that create quality jobs and boost the economy New Jersey. The program included messages from government leaders and officials, including the US Senator Cory Booker, Congressman Mikey Sherill, and Christopher Vergano, Mayor of Wayne, New Jersey.
“We are proud to house our sales and service headquarters as well as several production facilities in Berlin New Jersey, a global center for technology and innovation in healthcare,” said Eric Honroth. “At Getinge, our solutions are driving the future of healthcare and we are grateful to all of our employees New Jersey and around the world who are helping to make this possible.”
The program also included perspectives from patients on the impact that technological advances can have on the quality of patient care, including members of the Grant family, whose young son was treated with a Getinge ventilator in an emergency situation, and shared their experiences.
For years to come, the Getinge Experience Center will be a facility where customers can explore new products and solutions in a real-world environment to quickly assess the impact these options can have on their facilities. For more information about the Experience Center and to view a recording of the event, please click here.
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