Steris announces collaborative alliance with St Jude Medical for advanced cardiac laboratories


Steris announced on 27 of February that they will collaborate with St Jude Medical on the planning and implementation of advanced cardiac laboratories for healthcare providers in the USA. These labs feature technologies across the cardiovascular service line for hospitals and clinics interested in developing state-of-the-art laboratories that meet their changing clinical needs.

Steris and St Jude Medical will work together to design and deliver highly integrated cardiac laboratories. Steris will assist with the detailed design and planning of the labs and will contribute their advanced Harmony LED Surgical Lighting and Visualization System, Harmony iQ High-definition Surgical Integration System and displays, and Harmony equipment management systems. Steris room design services, including 3D Room Builder software and project management expertise, will allow the two companies to seamlessly integrate their technologies. In addition, the labs may include St Jude Medical technologies such as the EnSite Velocity Cardiac Mapping System, MediGuide Technology, EP-Workmate Lab Recording System, Ilumien PCI Optimization System and a complete portfolio of irrigated ablation technologies.

“The relationship we have with St Jude Medical is a pioneering collaboration, and the opportunity it offers to healthcare providers on the electrophysiology frontier is unique,” said Bill O’Riordan, vice president and general manager of the Steris Surgical Solutions Group.

Three fully functional labs located at St Jude Medical facilities in the USA. are available to provide training for medical professionals who wish to become proficient with St Jude Medical and Steris technologies, while also demonstrating the benefits these advanced cardiac laboratories have to offer.

“St Jude Medical has established a broad and deep product portfolio in electrophysiology, interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery. By working with Steris, we are able to further expand our capabilities to provide lab design solutions to our customers in the USA,” said Joel Becker, president of the St Jude Medical United States Division. “We are excited to bring together the expertise of these two companies to offer our customers advanced cardiac labs designed to enhance efficiency, productivity and workflow across multiple cardiac specialties.”