The Texas Health Minimally Invasive Technology Center plays a key role in benefitting doctors and patients throughout the system. High-level training equates to better outcomes, higher quality and more satisfaction.
Specifically, the professionals at the center:
- Develop new tools and techniques that contribute to the advancement of rapidly evolving technologies
- Conduct clinical outcomes research into the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive procedures
- Train physicians and other health care professionals in the use of minimally invasive technologies
What is Texas Health Minimally Invasive Technology Center?
- A multidisciplinary approach to the development of minimally invasive technologies that encompasses technology development, basic and clinical research, and education of physicians and other health care providers.
- In 1999, a 10,000-square-foot facility on the campus of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas was dedicated to our program. It includes a classroom with an array of audiovisual and teleconferencing capabilities, a skills lab to provide hands-on training experiences for participants in educational activities and a voice-activated sterile procedure lab for conducting in-vivo clinical studies.
Who Works at the Texas Health Minimally Invasive Technology Center?
- The mission and goal of our dedicated staff of research and education specialists are to facilitate quality training and research opportunities for physicians and other medical professionals.
- An Advisory Council composed of physicians representing multiple medical specialties and administrators provides guidance for programmatic direction of the Texas Health Minimally Invasive Technology Center. Many members serve as course chairs and faculty for our educational activities.