Touch Surgery cracks a deal with Johnson & Johnson

Touch Surgery is an app that facilitates interactive surgery in a stage by stage process. The app also has an immense backup new surgical tool, equipment and procedures for newbies. Interestingly the company announced that it has signed a strategic collaboration with Johnson & Johnson medical devices subsidiary Ethicon. The co-founder Andrew Chow stresses the fact that they wanted to use technology to improvise surgical training that will lead to better patient care.

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The apps can be downloaded by Android and iOS devices. The idea behind using computer-rendered content rather than, say, video, is that it can be surprisingly difficult to see what is going on in a video. The apps come in module basis that contain 3D rendered representations. As stated by the co-founder, “We have made a huge amount of progress with our apps and over 1.5 million users worldwide. It means we already have the world’s largest digital surgical community. We are operating on a completely different scale to other surgical training solutions. The Johnson & Johnson deal feels like a culmination of our efforts to date.”

The company has raised more than $10m from a number of big-name investors, including Balderton Capital, Redline Capital and others. The surgery stimulator assists in crucial surgery time and is coming with unique ideas to beat the competition.

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