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HUG has state-of-the-art technical facilities in terms of operating theatres, imaging, biomedical and laboratory equipment.
With entirely centralised monitoring, a laboratory (POCT) relocated to the heart of the department and brand new imaging facilities near at hand, the new non-crucial geriatric emergency department (FR) offers optimal care for the elderly.
At the beginning of the active rehabilitation of upper limbs, assistance is required to do extremely intense exercises. Using a robot provides a real benefit.
The technology is based on virtual reality exercises. As they play, the patient interacts with their movements and realises their day-to-day progress. The occupational therapist may adapt the difficulty of the exercises.
The ophthalmology department is the first in Switzerland to be equipped with an operation simulator. The physician choses the operation that they would like to practise: cataract, removal of the retina, placement of a lens.
In partnership with the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), HUG has developed a tool for analyzing and storing genomic data in the field of tumours.