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University of Iowa Health Care Contracts with Caresyntax to Support Operating Room Safety, Quality, and Standardized Team-Based Assessments

BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Caresyntax, a pioneer in surgical automation, analytics, and AI software and technologies, today announced an agreement with the University of Iowa Health Care to help improve the safety and efficiency of surgeries performed at the university medical center.

As part of the project, UI Health Care will use near real-time data to improve patient safety and quality across the surgical continuum. Caresyntax will install hardware to collect surgical and procedural and team-based video and audio data using CX-ADVANCE, a component of the company’s digital surgery platform that enables hospitals to manage and review surgical data for quality improvement and risk reduction. Vendor-neutral and web-based, CX-ADVANCE will guide team-based and technical refinements to continuously improve patient outcomes beginning in January 2021.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the clinical, regulatory, and financial demands hospitals and health systems must meet,” said Dennis Kogan, caresyntax

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From college to operating room nurse, a scholarship program at the University of Saint Joseph made a critical difference

The gift of a scholarship has propelled Elizabeth Santic into a cardiovascular operating room at Hartford Hospital, where as a nurse she monitors patients suffering from aneurysms, heart conditions and assists surgeons with cardiopulmonary bypass machines and open-heart surgeries.



a man standing in front of a building: Elizabeth Santic is a Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse at Hartford Hospital. She is a former U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) scholarship recipient and graduate of The University of St. Joseph.


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Elizabeth Santic is a Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse at Hartford Hospital. She is a former U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) scholarship recipient and graduate of The University of St. Joseph.

“It’d be harder to finish college if I didn’t have that scholarship, said Santic, a 2020 graduate of the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. “That definitely was a big burden off of my shoulders to not have to worry about struggling to make ends meet, pay for college, pay for whatever else that I needed to do.”

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