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This interactive workshop will help administrators and technology specialists define their audio-visual needs and plan for new build-outs, or overhaul existing systems. This workshop will be held twice.
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Simulated learning in medical education improves patient care and outcomes
Medical Xpress
The use of simulation techniques in medical education, such as lifelike mannequins and computer systems, results in improved patient care, better outcomes and other benefits, according to a study led by a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researcher.
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Smart hospital provides safe training for students
McClatchy News Service via Government Technology
The simulation hospital, designed and built using $10 million in funding from the University of Texas System Board of Regents, is equipped with the latest in medical simulation technology.
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  MammaCare's new CBE Simulator - Trainer

Is a self-administered, palpation training platform that produces and validates breast examination competencies. The computer's program is based on published quality-standard examination protocols. It is used to train clinicians and students who perform or will be performing clinical breast exams. A digital “clinical instructor” assesses progress and provides corrective feedback.
 


How lifelike video game graphics lead to life-saving cancer cures
Forbes
Believe it or not, this is not a still from a movie. The following image — released earlier this year at the 2014 Game Developers Conference — showcases the lifelike graphics of today's video game chips. So lifelike, in fact, they're catching the attention of those outside the gaming industry.
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Breaking new ground: 3-D simulated heart
Today's Medical Developments
Dassault Systèmes unveiled the world's first 3-D realistic simulation model of a whole human heart. Developed with a multidisciplinary team of heart experts to help combat cardiovascular disease, the "Living Heart Project" will launch the next frontier in diagnosing, treating, and preventing heart conditions through personalized, 3-D virtual models.
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Lifelike childbirth simulator helps prepare doctors for emergencies
CTV News
A robotic mannequin that simulates childbirth could help doctors save a woman’s life in an emergency situation, says the Canadian company that developed the lifelike teaching tool. Created by Montreal's CAE Healthcare, the Fidelis Maternal Fetal Simulator is a human-like robot that can simulate the various stages of childbirth, as well as the dangerous medical complications that sometimes come along with delivery.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    The medical mannequins 'brought to life' with emotions (BBC News)
Sim family improves medical care in Durham, North Carolina (Durham Region Devision)
CAE Healthcare presented its childbirth simulator for the first time in Canada (MarketWired)
New online training module greatly improves medical student clinical skills (The Medical News)
US medical school integrates Google Glass into curriculum (domain.b.com)

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Pulse Oximeter Simulator

Designed for use with standardised patients or simple manikins, this simulator provides all the functions of a hand held pulse oximeter. When the probe is placed on the finger, the oximeter displays saturations and pulse rates consistent with designed scenarios, variable pitch audible beeping is also generated to add realism. The trainer can change values in keeping with the success or otherwise of administered treatments.
 


Healthcare user privacy, security training themes, methods
HealthIT Security
The message for healthcare organizations from the Ponemon Institute's fourth annual Patient Privacy & Data Security Study, released in March, was clear: User mistakes remain a significant root cause of data breaches. From lost laptops to errant patient letters, user training is often discussed, but what should healthcare organizations do about augmenting their security education regimens?
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Healthcare training program earns grant
The Star Democrat
An Eastern Shore partnership to train healthcare workers, Ready to Care, was one of the 28 grantees through the first round of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations' 2014 EARN Maryland Implementation Grants.
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NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

We are committed to training osteopathic physicians for a lifetime of learning and practice, based upon the integration of evidence-based knowledge, critical thinking, and the tenets of osteopathic principles and practice. We are also committed to preparing osteopathic physicians for careers in health care, including that in the inner city and rural communities, as well as to the scholarly pursuit of new knowledge concerning health and disease.
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Cirrus delivers on the vision of value-based healthcare with an unprecedented view of business analytics and optimization that is only achievable through the application’s tight linkage between clinical and financial components.
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