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OR of the Future

01 / 09

Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, surgical residents along surgical residents among with experienced surgeons train on a mannequin at the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

02 / 09

Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, surgical residents along surgical residents among with experienced surgeons train on a mannequin at the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

03 / 09

Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, surgical residents along surgical residents among with experienced surgeons train on a mannequin at the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

04 / 09

Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, Ken Catechpole, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Surgery, Faculty Member, left, and Dept. surgeon, Johnny Thomas, right, dressed in LA Firefighters outfits, carry a mannequin into the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

05 / 09

Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, surgical residents along surgical residents among with experienced surgeons train on a mannequin at the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

06 / 09

Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, surgical resident Ara Ko, far left, along with with experienced surgeons, trains on a mannequin at the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

07 / 09

Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, Dept. surgeon Johnny Thomas, left, and Ken Catechpole, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Surgery, Faculty Member, dressed in LA Firefighters outfits, carry a mannequin into the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, surgical residents along surgical residents among with experienced surgeons train on a mannequin at the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Future Operating Room

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, Dr. Bruce Gewertz, Surgeon-in-Chief, Chair of the Department of Surgery , Vice-President for Interventional Services and Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs showcases his Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The operating room of the future is being tested in an ongoing experiment aimed at breaking down barriers that bog down care through open communication and better use of technology. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)