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Expanding Insurance Coverage for the Spiration® Valve System

Since the launch of the Spiration® Valve System, insurance companies have been expanding their coverage policies to include endobronchial valves for eligible patients suffering from severe emphysema. Read more about what insurance companies are now offering coverage.

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The Path to a Patent

How do a few sketches in a lab notebook turn into a patented, FDA-designated breakthrough medical device? A team of Olympus Redmond employees prepared and presented to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) about how the Spiration® Valve System became a commercial product.

Research Round-Up

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ORBEYE Helps Surgical Teams Protect Against COVID-19

A recent case report published in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery details how the use of the ORBEYE 4K 3D exoscope allows surgeons to perform otologic surgery with sterile draping and proper PPE without compromising surgical visualization or patient outcomes.

Patient Experience

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Basil and Terri’s Spiration® Valve System Story

The Spiration® Valve System provided Basil and Terri a renewed look at life in the future. As a couple, they came to “appreciate each other every day” and learned not to take anything for granted.

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Christa’s Spiration® Valve System Story

Christa’s doctor determined that she was an eligible candidate for the Spiration® Valve System. After a successful procedure and noticeable improvements soon after, she felt like she “finally had her life back.”

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Paul's Spiration® Valve System Story

Since being diagnosed with COPD and treated with the Spiration® Valve System, Paul can again enjoy his life and no longer worry as much about when shortness of breath will strike.

At Our Core

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Serving the Local Community with Meals on Wheels

As a proud supporter of Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley, Olympus has worked hard to keep up our volunteer efforts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. For many of our volunteers, delivering meals is an incredibly rewarding experience that fosters a sense of community during a time where many people feel isolated. Here are a few stories about why our volunteers love delivering for Meals on Wheels.

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Helping Neighbors in Need

From making masks to collecting food donations, we are proud of our employees for all they have done to give back, especially during this difficult time. Here are just a few examples of how our employees stayed true to their community.

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Celebrate Diversity Month with Jorge Lopes

April is Celebrate Diversity Month and Olympus is celebrating with special interviews with our leadership about their thoughts on Diversity & Inclusion within Olympus, and also in their personal lives. In this interview, Jorge Lopes – President of Olympus Surgical Technologies Americas – shares his thoughts on the importance of diversity and inclusion.

Inside Olympus

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A Look Into the New Olympus Westborough Facility

The new Westborough facility, from the beginning, was designed to break down barriers and allow for easy collaboration by providing a wide variety of meeting spaces unlike anywhere else in the Olympus portfolio. The project team made modifications for the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond - knowing that, Olympus would still be operating, and collaborating in the Westborough facility for at least the next twenty years.

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Kickstarting Your Career: What to Expect as an Olympus Intern

During my internship, I have become much more confident in my abilities to communicate with others, and I’ve also bolstered my presentation and research skills. My coworkers have encouraged me to step out of my comfort zone, and I’ve been able to form connections with professionals throughout the Olympus community.

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Olympus Locations Spotlight: Westborough, MA

Set to open on March 15, 2021, the Westborough location consolidates working space for a wide range of business groups including research and development, medical sales and marketing roles, corporate functions, and more.