Virtual Operating Room
The Virtual Operating Room (Virtual OR) was a company based in Tampa, Florida that broadcast live surgical operations over the internet. It was the first company of its kind to create web-based educational video content that was accessible from anywhere in the world, which earned it a Computerworld Smithsonian Award in 1999 for using technology to benefit the world.
|Type of business||Limited liability company|
Type of site
|Video hosting service|
|Founder(s)||Robert R. Lazzara|
|Current status||Absorbed by Swedish Medical Center|
The company's clients included hospitals, medical technology experts, and educational companies. Surgeries were used to share innovations, for teaching purposes, and for marketing new surgical technology.
- "LinkedIn profile of Damion Hankejh, founder CTO".
- "VOR Client Profile". Archived from the original on 2009-02-28.
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- "Facts & Figures". Swedish Medical Center. Archived from the original on 2012-05-07. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
- "Florida Limited Liability Company - VIRTUAL OPERATING ROOM, LLC". Florida Department of State. Archived from the original on 2012-05-07. Retrieved 2012-05-07.