KARL STORZ OR1 Wakefield Hospital 2009
MEDIPAK SURGICAL N.Z. LTD is catering to the demand of operating theatre automation with superior quality systems and instrumentation manufactured by KARL STORZ of Germany. The two companies have successfully supplied New Zealand hospitals and surgeons with world-class products and solutions for more than 20 years. Together, they share an ethos of providing their customers with the highest quality in products and service.
The Karl Storz OR1™ Integrated Theatre System brings together control of the environment, ergonomics and communications into one centralized system.
This custom-designed, integrated operating room improves efficiency in the operating room and enhances sharing of information among healthcare professionals for better continuity of care for the patient and community.
- Improve the functionality of the OR complex, for MIS and open surgery.
- Minimize OSH risks by reducing movement of equipment towers and clearing the floor of cables and cords.
- Allows for integration with future New Zealand Health information technology advances, for example, electronic health records and PACS imaging systems.
Storz Communication Bus (SCB)
Exclusive to KARL STORZ is the proprietary feature of OR1™ to control of up to 37 separate medical devices from a single touch screen using the Storz Communication Bus (SCB) technology, ie. light source, insufflator, printer, room camera, surgical light camera, room lights etc.
The medical devices are linked together to provide control at a central point, ie. sterile field and monitoring the parameters during surgery. The touch screen offers both Surgeons and Nurses unprecedented control of the entire operating room.
Partnering with Medipak Surgical N.Z. LTD & KARL STORZ to design and install your OR1™ essentially provides New Zealand Hospitals with a strategic platform to take your institution well into the 21st century in the most cost effective way possible.
KARL STORZ OR1™ Digital Theatres integrate virtually every OR component into a single optimised system: