Xenco Medical launches 1st interactive vending machine for spine surgery instruments — 4 insights

Written by Alan Condon | May 14, 2019 | Print  |

San Diego-based surgical implant manufacturer, Xenco Medical, has launched the first interactive vending machine created for spine surgery implants and instruments, reports venturebeat.com.

Four key insights:

1. The vending machines will be utilized to house, track and dispense Xenco's disposable spine surgery implant and instrument systems, which consist of a durable composite polymer.

2. The machines aim to increase OR efficiency and eradicate the internal logistics linked with the autoclave process.

3. Wi-Fi-enabled, and featuring a large touchscreen, it utilizes an elevator-based system to collect each product and distribute for surgery.

4. The technology features tutorials and a virtual assistant called Ezra and enables surgeons to send real-time alerts to Xenco's headquarters.

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