Smith+Nephew, changing the face of orthopaedics

As digital health looks to transform total joint surgery, our vision embodies the perfect balance and seamless synergy of surgeon skills and cutting-edge enabling technology. Placing surgeons at the heart of a digital OR, with software solutions, next-generation hardware and data analytics all built to evolve and grow towards the ultimate aim of new heights in patient outcomes and satisfaction.

What is Real Intelligence?

How Smith+Nephew thinks, innovates and re-imagines surgery

While others focus on Artificial Intelligence(AI) as their path to the future, we take a different approach. Real Intelligence: where the power of human insight and experience work together with technology to create new care pathways. We continue to be a leader that delivers innovative technologies that make a 'real' difference in the lives of patients and in orthopaedics.

What is Real Intelligence?

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CORI Surgical System

CORI combines surgeon skill with next-generation handheld robotics in total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, building on our existing technology with improved camera technology1 and more efficient cutting1 to facilitate a faster procedure. With a portable, modular design and a small OR footprint, it acts as a focal point for a surgeon-controlled digital ecosystem built to grow and evolve across the continuum of care.

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1. Data on file with Smith+Nephew and NAVIO technical specification comparison. March 2020. Internal Report ER0488 REVB.

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Medical education

In our continued dedication to medical education, we draw upon the experience and expertise of leading experts to offer insights and guidance across key topics such as techniques, workflows, clinical data and patient case studies. As digital health solutions and enabling technologies evolve, our programme will aim to deliver comprehensive learning opportunities focused on optimising practice. Explore our collection of presentations, panel discussions, evidence summaries and surgical demonstrations.

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