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SLIDESHOW: ECRI C-Suite HIT Watch List

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5. Imaging and Surgery: Full-scale angiography systems are making their way into ORs in order to help hospitals guide high-risk minimally invasive surgery, combine open and minimally invasive surgery, and verify the successful completion of surgery in the OR. The systems contain a CT and MRI and can cost a hospital a lot of money to install, along with devoting assets to necessary trainings and optimal equipment places. While there are there are space and infrastructure needs, with high volumes of vascular and cardiovascular surgeries, hybrid ORs equipped with high-end imaging systems can be an asset.