News and Updates
November 22, 2023
Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation Awards Grant for Pilot at UVA Health
August 12, 2023
Foundational Research Published in Surgery Open Science
February 22nd, 2022
New Builders Dispatch Highlights PeriOp Green
February 16th, 2022
Editorial by Dr. Upchurch: Imploring Surgeons to be Involved in Managing OR Waste
January 31st, 2022
Foundational Research Published in Surgery: Selected "Best in Surgery"
October 27th, 2021
iTHRIV Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Proposal Approval
PeriOp Green's proposal for a pilot trial was approved by the iTHRIV PTC Program, a Virginia statewide collaborative research network, consisting of Carilion Clinic, Inova Health, the University of Virginia, and Virginia Tech, with the aim of funding pilot trials intersecting clinical and translational research. Further development, scaling, and application of our software was made possible with the $50,000 grant. More information on this program can be found here.
August 11th, 2021
Published Article by Dr. Matthew Meyer
One of our own team members, Dr. Matthew Meyer, had an article of his published in STAT, "Doctors pledge to do no harm. The entire health care sector should do the same by battling climate change." We greatly appreciate Dr. Meyer's work within the intersection of healthcare and sustainability.
July 13th, 2021
Milestone in Data Capture from Actual Operating Rooms
PeriOp Green completed recordings of 40 surgeries within the UVA Health System, to help with the scaling and refinement of our detection algorithms, as well as baseline data for comparison to manual annotations.
May 18th, 2021
Acceptance into Venturing Project Squared
PeriOp Green was accepted into Venturing Project squared, a summer program directed by the Batten Institute at the University of Virginia. The program provides direction in terms of instituting a corporate roadmap.
April 24th, 2021
Recipient of the Environmental Stewardship Subcommittee Grant (ESS)
The Environmental Stewardship Subcommittee aims to promote sustainability amongst the students, faculty, and staff within the University of Virginia. We were generously awarded from the ESS Grant due to our investigative technological achievements.
January 12th, 2021
Proof of Concept
Using dataloop.ai as the engine and a mock OR, annotated photos and videos of single-use, sterile surgical items were used to train a computer vision model. Results of identification of duplicate (gloves) and overlapping items (stapler on gloves) are shown.
November 13th, 2020
Top 5 in UVA eCup Concept Competition
PeriOp Green was selected as one of the top five for the Health Care Services and Technologies track in Concept Competition for the University of Virginia's Entrepreneurship Cup. With our award, we were given the opportunity to apply to the following stage of the competition - Discovery Competition.