ROCK HILL, South Carolina, HOBOKEN, New Jersey, and TULSA, Oklahoma, March 23, 2022 – 3D Systems and Enhatch Inc. announced they have entered a partnership with technologies which drive Intelligent Surgery streamline and scale the design and delivery of patient-specific medical devices by automating the process. Incorporating these capabilities into 3D Systems’ proven workflow for patient-specific solutions—which includes advanced software, expert treatment planning services, custom implants and instrumentation design, and industry-leading production processes—will help more efficiently meet the growing demand for personalized medical devices.
3D Systems partners with medical device manufacturers to offer its VSP® surgical planning solutions to support craniomaxillofacial and orthopedic medical specialties to help reduce procedure time and improve surgical outcomes. Likewise, Enhatch develops software applications powered by artificial intelligence to streamline every element of the patient-specific digital workflow. Enhatch is the first company to market an ecosystem of surgical technologies driven by artificial intelligence, which helps evaluate and mitigate potential risks in the surgical planning process. Combining the application and technology expertise of both companies creates an optimized, automated, and scalable medical device workflow.
“Our partnership with Enhatch will enable us to deliver the healthcare industry’s most comprehensive approach to additive manufacturing,” said Menno Ellis, executive vice president, healthcare solutions, 3D Systems. “Integrating these technologies and capabilities into 3D Systems’ surgical planning solutions will make processes more efficient, trackable, and cost-effective. This is another step in our ongoing commitment to innovation that helps our customers remain at the forefront of medical device development and healthcare delivery.”
Peter Verrillo, co-founder and CEO of Enhatch, agrees, “Enhatch is proud to welcome 3D Systems to the Intelligent Surgery Ecosystem. Healthcare ecosystems have tremendous potential to disrupt and reshape the entire industry, leading to improved patient outcomes, faster, more accurate, and safer procedures. Enhatch and 3D Systems have a shared goal of bringing surgeons and industry together with the best leading-edge technologies available.”