How a Canadian Invention is Keeping Surgical Skills Sharp While COVID-19 Idles Many ORs
As COVID-19 surged across Canada, many operating rooms were idled, freeing up needed space for infected patients and redirecting medical staff and students to care for them. But the unprecedented move came at a cost.
“Learning has essentially ceased for a lot of the surgeons around the world,” Dr. Danny Goel said.
The orthopedic surgeon saw the problem as an opportunity for an idea germinated when he met two video game developers in a Vancouver pub in 2016. They got talking, and PrecisionOS was born.