December 28, 2020
Materialise NV has released SurgiCase software, an online case management system (CMS) for personalized medical devices. The SurgiCase software, will give medical device companies and clinicians a single location to exchange data, communicate about procedural planning and check the status of their cases. This reduces the administrative overhead and helps these companies to help more patients with a personalized device at a lower cost.
The Materialise SurgiCase software will help companies optimize the logistical process by streamlining several steps in their planning and design process, from order intake and case tracking, to reporting and compliance checks. It will accelerate their case management by providing an overview of all ongoing cases, historical case data and file storage and approval management.
On the clinicians' side, SurgiCase improves the collaboration between physicians and clinical engineers by allowing physicians to inspect and approve planning and device design through an interactive viewer that combines 2D images and 3D models. Throughout the entire process the software allows physicians and staff to provide input regarding service, delivery date and case information, while tracking the progress of ongoing cases.
“Now personalized medical devices are moving from novel to mainstream, medical device companies are confronted with new operational challenges. From the need for an image upload platform, to a way to keep their customers informed on the status of their order,” says Sebastian De Boodt, market manager Medical Software. “For years, we’ve developed and perfected the SurgiCase software to increase the efficiency in our internal operations. By bringing it to the market as a software product, we want to empower other medical device companies to help even more patients with a personalized device.”
Materialise leveraged its 20 years of expertise in optimizing personalized device processes to power SurgiCase’s case ordering and planning processes. The software is complementary to the Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite, the most advanced toolkit for engineering on anatomy, and can be used in an ISO13485 and GDPR compliant setting.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.
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