President of Olympus Medical Systems Corporation, Akihiro Taguchi, has visited Hospital Clínic of Barcelona due to its recent agreement of collaboration with AIS Channel.
Olympus supports AIS Channel as one of its main sponsors and has enjoyed a long-standing association with Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, Dr. Lacy and his surgical team. This partnership has provided expertise for many projects during the last ten years such as the integrated ENDOALPHA operating room (first deployed in the Clínic in 2004) and the evaluation of 3D technology for laparoscopy.
He also went to the Paraninfo, the auditorium for broadcasting the live congresses of AIS Channel, along with Francesc Cardellach (Dean of the Medicine Faculty of the University of Barcelona) and Ferran Rodríguez (Responsible of Technology, Equipment and Purchase at Hospital Clínic of Barcelona) witnessed the potential of this facilities.
Olympus Europa is the headquarters for the region Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of the Olympus Corporation, Tokyo, a leading manufacturer of optical and digital precision technology. Since its foundation in 1919 has epitomized pioneering spirit and innovation. Inventor of the world’s first gastro-camera in 1950, Olympus has been the worldwide leader for medical endoscopes and the medical systems have become its largest business domain.
The Medical Systems Division develops solutions for health care professionals that help improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs and enhance quality of life for their patients. As the healthcare professionals focus on early detection of diseases and minimally invasive procedures, Olympus is there to deliver the diagnostic and therapeutic technologies they need to treat their patients.
Faculty of Medicine
Olympus Medical Systems Corporation
University of Barcelona