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Olympus Hosts Two Live Webinars on COVID-19 Resources and Information for Olympus Customers

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CENTER VALLEY, Pa., (May 18, 2020) – Olympus is hosting two live webinars that will address the specific concerns raised by customers during the SARS-CoV2 pandemic. Each webinar will be hosted by an Olympus Infection Preventionist. Lynn Burbank, DNP, RN, CRNP will address the specific concerns of surgical products customers, while Melinda “Mindy” Benedict, MS, CIC, CFER will address concerns of gastroenterology and pulmonary product customers. In addition to addressing customer concerns, the presenters will review the Olympus COVID-19 response, which has included offering free use of the Olympus telemedicine system, MedPresence; developing a new 70% alcohol product to support flexible endoscope reprocessing; and hosting virtual professional education courses.

  • COVID-19 Response for Olympus Surgical Product Users (ENT, URO, GYN, Surgical Endoscopy)
    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PST)
    Host: Lynn Burbank
    Register for this live webinar.
  • COVID-19 Response for Olympus Gastroenterology and Pulmonary Product Users
    Friday, May 22, 2020
    3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PST)
    Host: Mindy Benedict
    Register for this live webinar.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain different challenges currently facing healthcare facilities and understand how Olympus can provide support
  • Describe several Olympus initiatives that were developed in response to COVID-19
  • Detail important factors to consider about Olympus products when restarting your lab
  • Review frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 and Olympus products

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Olympus is a global technology leader, crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies; life sciences; industrial solutions; and cameras and audio products. Throughout our 100-year history, Olympus has focused on being true to society and making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling.

Our Medical Business works with health care professionals to combine our innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing with their skills to deliver diagnostic, therapeutic and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs and enhance quality of life for patients. For more information, visit medical.olympusamerica.com and truetolife.com.