The St. Elisabeth Group – Catholic Hospitals Rhein-Ruhr consists of five acute care and specialized hospitals with a total of 1,575 patient beds. They serve approximately 92,000 inpatients and 124,000 outpatients annually. They carry out more than 40,000 operations and interventions each year. It makes them a major cornerstone for healthcare in the densely populated Ruhr area in central Western Germany.

St. Elisabeth Group’s investment in Nexxis illustrates the most modern OR video routing solution available in Europe.

Theo Freitag
CEO at St. Elisabeth Group, Catholic Hospitals Rhein-Ruhr
CEO Theo Freitag underlines how relevant technological investments are for these hospitals: “Today, our surgical and interventional services already contribute about 45 percent to our revenue – and this rate is going up. In order to maximize our potential we need to use the most modern technology in our ORs and other income generating departments.”

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Barco solutions

  • Integrated Nexxis video-over-IP platform
  • MDSC-8232 4K UHD surgical displays

Why Barco?

  • No latency
  • High resolution
  • Real-time

The pros of Nexxis are ease-of-use, ultra -low latency, a high degree of flexibility, and the ability to integrate every signal type.

Olaf Jahnke
Technical Lead at St. Elisabeth, Catholic Hospitals Rhein-Ruhr