September 5, 2023
A partnership between 3D Systems of Rock Hill, SC and Clarkson College will establish the 3D Printing and Training Center of Excellence. This facility, on the Clarkson College campus in Omaha, NE, is intended to advance healthcare education and patient care for the region, the organizations report.
Clarkson College, recognized for its healthcare education, and 3D Systems, renowned for its role in the 3D printing industry, bring decades of expertise to the partnership.This synergy will increase accessibility of 3D printing and visualization to healthcare facilities in the region through education, consulting, customized patient care and research.
Bringing technology closer to point of care and implementation of 3D Systems' solutions offer benefits for Omaha and the surrounding area, including enhanced clinical engagement, potential for enhanced patient outcomes and advanced healthcare practices.
This partnership enables Clarkson College to offer FDA-cleared 3D printed, patient-specific devices on site and to clinicians and healthcare facilities regionally. Devices offered are diagnostic anatomic models, surgical guides for orthopedic oncology procedures and radiotherapy accessories.
“We are honored to be aligned with an organization like 3D Systems, who shares our commitment to innovation, service, and people,” says Dr. Andreia Nebel, president of Clarkson College. “This partnership will undoubtedly amplify the good work done here every day.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Clarkson College in providing our unparalleled breadth of additive manufacturing solutions to clinicians and the patients they treat,” says Benjamin Johnson, vice president of portfolio and regulatory, 3D Systems. “Clarkson College’s passion for providing world-class medical education and clinical services is ideal for training the next generation of workforce talent and executing on patient-specific workflows to enhance patient diagnosis and treatment.”
This partnership marks a step forward in health care, education, and patient care. The 3D Printing and Training Center of Excellence at Clarkson College, in conjunction with 3D Systems, sets out to enhance the future of medical advancements through 3D printing technology, the organizations report.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.