In Mölndal, just outside Gothenburg, stands a brand new building with a glass façade. Bright sunlight floods in through the glass walls. A terrace runs around the building, acting as a screen and helping to save thermal energy. With its GOLD environmental classification, the construction is the first of its kind in Europe. The upper floor houses Art Clinic, a private actor offering a variety of surgical interventions both for County Council patients, insurance companies and private customers.
Video recording surgeries with live footage and images will help oral surgeons and students get a first-hand view and better understanding of surgical techniques and procedures.
Hospital de Melipilla in Chile has taken the Practico operating table into use. The table improves comfort and safety for both the surgical team and the patients.
The history of the Krasnaya Polyana hospital no 8 in Sochi, Russia, stretches back over 100 years. The hospital originates from a small Infirmary, the main activity of which was phthisis otolaryngology. Over time the hospital began to develop in leaps and bounds and it turned into a medical centre with several medical branches, including therapy, surgery, and neurology. Today, the spectrum of care and equipment of the health facility is at such a high level that it will serve the participants and guests of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi.
Dolomiti Sport Clinic is a new health centre situated in the middle of the beautiful landscape of the Dolomiti Mountains in Italy. The construction of its two operating theatres was entrusted to the “Ospital” division of Dimensione Group. Dimensione managed the design and construction process, and used the latest technology to equip the new clinic, including Merivaara’s ground-breaking OpenOR solution for image management and remote consultation.
The outpatient surgery department at Päijät-Häme Central Hospital in Finland, is using OpenOR, the new integrated OR management system in endoscopic surgery.
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The Royal Hospital in Sharjah, UAE is a multi-specialty, state-of-the-art healthcare facility and the region’s largest private referral hospital. Leading specialists and consultants from all over the world have been recruited to provide top-class treatment utilizing the most modern technology available.
Töölö Hospital is located in central Helsinki. Seriously injured and wounded patients from all over Finland have received treatment there for over 80 years. The hospital which was founded by the Finnish Red Cross as a trauma hospital was the first of its kind in Finland in the early 1930s. It has a distinguished reputation as a treatment unit for the young and working‑age population. Approximately 13,000 operations are performed annually in the Töölö Hospital.
The ECMO ward at Karolinska Universitettsjukhuset moved into bigger premises in 2011. But as the building itself is old, the low ceiling height was a problem as the pendants and lighting had to be installed in the operating theatre. Merivaara came up with a solution, and now ECMO has a tailor-made Merilux lamp installed.
Clients encounter a pleasant, fresh atmosphere from the moment they step into the beautifully decorated reception area. This newly renovated private clinic offers various types of plastic surgery and is using several products from Merivaara, such as Practico operating table, Merilux lights and Carena beds.
Strain caused by heavy lifting was previously part of everyday work for the operation room personnel at the outpatient surgery clinic of the SÄS hospital in Borås. Merivaara worked together with the surgical team to develop more ergonomic patient positioning tools. Now they are using Promerix surgical table with powered leg rests.