ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR) (NASDAQGM:MZOR), a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, installed a Renaissance® Guidance System at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC on July 6, 2016 and has since completed an initial case series. Grand Strand is the second in the state of South Carolina and the ninth HCA-affiliated facility to purchase a Renaissance system. See how Renaissance works.
"One of our main goals is to help improve outcomes for our patients," said Mark Sims, Chief Executive Officer for Grand Strand Medical Center. "Adding the Renaissance technology to our spine surgery program will elevate the level of quality care available to our community."
Grand Strand Medical Center is a 301-bed acute care hospital serving residents of Horry and surrounding counties. The hospital offers the only cardiac surgery program, neurosurgery program and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in Horry and Georgetown counties and is a designated Level II Trauma Center by DHEC and the American College of Surgeons.
"Now, thanks to Grand Strand Medical Center, spine surgeons and their patients in the Myrtle Beach area have access to our technology" said Mazor Robotics Inc. CEO Christopher Prentice. "We believe in healing through innovation and we look forward to Grand Strand Medical Center redefining the standard of quality care."
Mazor Robotics (TASE:MZOR) (NASDAQGM:MZOR) believes in healing through innovation by developing and introducing revolutionary technologies and products aimed at redefining the gold standard of quality care. Mazor Robotics Guidance Systems enable surgeons to conduct spine and brain procedures in a precise manner. For more information, please visit www.MazorRobotics.com.
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