North Charleston, S.C./ June 7, 2012 – Trident Health’s South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery invites you to get behind the controls of the da Vinci surgical robot. Everyone in attendance will be able to move the unit’s arms, play with the instruments and experience what surgeons see and feel when they use the robot to operate. Individuals will have the opportunity to perform a simulated one-minute surgery. Prizes will be given to the highest scorers, with the grand prize winner receiving an I-pad. A team of robotic surgeons and medical staff will be on hand to answer questions and help guide you through your simulated robotic surgery.
The free event will take place on Saturday June 23 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Trident Medical Arts Building, located at 9313 Medical Plaza Dr. in N. Charleston next to Trident Medical Center. This event is free and open to all ages, breakfast and refreshments will be served. To reserve your free space, please call 843-797-3463.
Trident Health is an HCA hospital system comprised of two acute care hospitals – Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center – as well as Moncks Corner Medical Center. The Joint Commission recently named Trident Health to their list of the nation’s top hospitals for quality and safety. In 2011, Trident Health provided almost $45 million in charity and uncompensated care and contributed $38 million in taxes. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Trident Health is committed to providing quality health services along with wellness information and opportunities to the communities it serves. For more information about Trident Health, please visit our website at www.tridenthealthsystem.com or call 843.797.7000.