Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill is introducing a new tool to its spine surgery arsenal. The ExcelsiusGPS® is a robotic navigation platform that helps surgeons operate on the spine without using constant intraoperative X-rays.Read More
New technology enhances safety and improves efficiency for patients, staff and surgeons
Mullica Hill, NJ (August 31st, 2022) – Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill recently introduced a new robotic navigation platform that brings increased precision and efficiency to commonly performed spine stabilization procedures. The technology also reduces radiation exposure for surgeons and operating room staff. The hospital is the first in South Jersey to implement the system, which can decrease certain procedure times by eliminating the need to reposition and re-drape a patient once surgery has begun.
The system, known as ExcelsiusGPS, combines robotic and navigation technology into a single platform that provides unique real-time visualization of the surgical area, prior to and during surgery. This technology is used for minimally invasive procedures, which often result in less blood loss, less muscle damage, and faster recovery. By providing better access and visualization, an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon can more efficiently perform stabilization procedures that require the placement of screws. These procedures include spinal fusion, discectomies and even scoliosis correction.
“At Inspira Health, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care for our patients and staff,” said R.J. Meagher, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Inspira Health. “This new technology allows Inspira’s surgeons to more accurately plan and execute minimally invasive procedures with greater accuracy and, in return, optimize patient care. Inspira places an emphasis on being a leading innovator in the South Jersey region and the use of this new technology will allow our organization to further enhance the care our patients receive.”
“Inspira Health strives to continuously incorporate the latest innovations and technologies to elevate patient care and provide an exceptional experience for our patients,” said Robert J. Ames, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon at Inspira Health. “Robotic-assisted surgery provides tremendous benefits to patients, and by adding the ExcelsiusGPS to Inspira’s robotic surgery program, our community can now benefit from this advanced technology close to home.”
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About Inspira Health
Inspira Health is a charitable nonprofit health care organization and a regional leader in physician training, with approximately 234 medical residents and fellows in 14 nationally accredited programs at its hospitals in Vineland, Mullica Hill and Elmer.
The system traces its roots to 1899 and comprises three hospitals, two comprehensive cancer centers, eight multi-specialty health centers, and more than 200 access points. These include urgent care; outpatient imaging and rehabilitation; sleep medicine labs; cardiac testing facilities; behavioral health, digestive health, wound care centers; home care and hospice; and more than 35 primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem, Camden and Atlantic counties. Additionally, Inspira EMS services six South Jersey counties.
Inspira's 1,300-member medical staff and 6,800 employees provide an unwavering commitment to delivering a superior patient experience at every point of the journey. Technology and innovation investments provide a robust provider directory and a range of services including online scheduling and virtual visits for both primary and specialty care providers. With a commitment to multi-channel digital access, Inspira can meet consumer demand for self-service and personalized care options.
Accredited by DNV Healthcare and committed to the principles of high reliability, the system’s clinical and support staffs are focused on clinical excellence and patient safety. For more information about Inspira Health, visit www.InspiraHealthNetwork.org or call 1-800-INSPIRA.
About Globus Medical
Globus Medical, Inc. is a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer and is driving significant technological advancements across a complete suite of spinal products. Founded in 2003, Globus’ single-minded focus on advancing spinal surgery has made it the fastest growing company in the history of orthopedics. Globus is driven to utilize superior engineering and technology to achieve pain free, active lives for all patients with spinal disorders.