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next upgrade it would need by working with a video vendor who offered a modular form of technological architecture ("backwards and forwards compatible") designed to make it easier to seamlessly add new imaging technologies like 8K as they become available. His facili- ty's new imaging system is designed to only have to upgrade the com- ponents that handle the 8K images instead of overhauling the entire infrastructure to make the switch. "We don't know exactly what 8K will look like, but when it comes out, we'll be ready," says Mr. Kaczmarek. With all the inherent benefits of 4K visualization, it's becoming more difficult to put off making the upgrade, especially if you're building new ORs or renovating your current ones. "What we can do as sur- geons largely depends on how well we see the surgical field," says Dr. Soans. As a facility leader, your goal is to help them operate better by giving them the best possible views of surgery. OSM F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 2 3

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