SimulationIQ Enables Use of Smart Phone Cameras to Record Simulation Experiences | IMSH 2017 Video Interview

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SimulationIQ unveiled several new innovative simulation products at IMSH 2017, and HealthySimulation was on hand to interview them first hand with this video to show you all the latest! It seems like a no-brainer, but why haven’t we taken more advantage of the cameras we all carry in our smart phones as a means to capture in-situ simulated experiences? SimulationIQ is creating new tools to enable us all to do just that! Check out our video below to see the system in action:


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SimBrowser is a secure, permission-based web application that allows users to view their live or recorded simulation training videos. SIMULATIONiQ SimBrowser is a web-based application that allows users to view live or recorded videos for all standalone SIMULATIONiQ products deployed within their institution. It provides easy access for instructors and administrators to monitor their medical training units from anywhere, on any device, within their institution’s network. SIMULATIONiQ SimBrowser is compatible with EMS’ SIMULATIONiQ Training in Motion (SIMULATIONiQ Mobile and SIMULATIONiQ Portable), an ideal solution for in-situ and on the go training environments; and SIMULATIONiQ One Room, a powerful recording and debriefing solution for clinical simulation management in one-room environments.

Learn more at the SimulationIQ website today!


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SimulationIQ IPE Provides Case-Based Virtual Patient Training For Healthcare Teams

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Did you know that half of the suggested 440,000 deaths attributed to medical error are communication related? By providing healthcare students and professionals with more ways to study case based simulations, online, in their own time, together — is certainly a must have for every healthcare organization. What attracts me to this learning system is that multiple learning participants can participate on a case scenario which follows a patient over time, letting educators see communication between IPE over a longer period of time, even ongoing!

Enter SIMULATIONiQ IPE. Education Management Solutions, providers of SimulationIQ, now provide this case-based virtual patient IPE solution replicates different disciplines working together on a common case using an innovative technology platform. The IPE solution can be used to augment existing IPE programs and allow your faculty to operate at maximum efficiency, so that instructors can focus on what they do best: educate.

 

Breakdown in Communication

SIMULATIONiQ IPE provides full visibility of case, actions, treatment plan across all professions to facilitate cross-discipline communication.

  • Role-based practice simulation
  • Integrated chat and discussion forum functions

Misdiagnosis

To avoid misdiagnosis, SIMULATIONiQ IPE offers visibility to diagnosis and care plan across disciplines to facilitate shared decision making.  This integrated team approach is facilitated by:

  • An interactive team-based question solution
  • Robust communication options including – voice conferencing, screen sharing, chat and discussion forums
  • Simulation scenario sessions to augment online or traditional courses

Coordination of Care

To improve coordination of care it provides immediate feedback to actions and orders that inform and allow for better coordination of the patient care team.

  • Real-time lab and discussion results
  • Total visibility to all facets of patient care
  • Assessment of best practice care knowledge through team and role-based questions
  • Reflective debrief to develop critical thinking skills

Learn more at the SimulationIQ IPE Website!

Syndaver Showcases Synthetic Cadaver and EMS SimulationIQ Partnership at IMSH 2016

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In this video interview from the IMSH 2016 exhibit hall, we learn more about a new partnership between Syndaver and EMS SimulationIQ to increase the learning opportunities for those that are educating healthcare learners with synthetic cadavers. Watch this exclusive HealthySimulation.com video interview from the trade show floor to learn more about Syndaver’s Anatomy Model and this new A/V recording / statistics capturing partnership with EMS SimulationIQ:

About the New Partnership:

During the three-day conference the two companies will demonstrate what they believe to be the most medically accurate and comprehensive medical training simulation system built to date. This system will utilize a combination of SynDaver’s flagship Synthetic Patient model and EMS’s SIMULATIONiQ operating platform.

The SynDaver Synthetic Human is the most life-like synthetic human mannequin ever created, while EMS’s SIMULATIONiQ platform provides software and equipment that drives the entire simulation process and provides feedback, debriefings and audio and visual playbacks.

“We are excited to form this partnership with SynDaver Labs,” said Anurag Singh, CEO of EMS. “By integrating with these mannequins, SIMULATIONiQ customers are able to analyze and assess data over time, enabling our customers to better track the progression of learning.”

By forming this partnership, SynDaver Labs and EMS hope to establish a new standard for medical simulation training systems and better prepare students in the healthcare industry for real-world medical emergencies and patient-care protocols.

“We are constantly looking for ways to provide better products to our clients, and this new partnership with EMS will allow us to do exactly that,” said Dr. Christopher Sakezles, President and founder of SynDaver Labs. “We are thrilled to begin demonstrating the SIMULATIONiQ platform in conjunction with our Synthetic Human at IMSH, and know this is a step in the right direction for the medical education industry as a whole.”

Learn more about Syndaver and EMS SimulationIQ!


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Tomorrow: EMS Global Institute for Simulation Training Provides Free Webinar Series by Moulage Concepts

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“Bridging the Gap in Simulated Training Exercises”

Our friends at GIST and MoulageConcepts.com are joining up to bring you a powerful webinar on the the utilization of Moulage to increase the realism of your simulation experiences!

Presented by:
Bobbie Merica
Moulage Concepts Inc.

Abstract: In this webinar, educators will learn to enhance realism in simulated nursing scenarios while providing best practice techniques. The use of medical moulage assists the learner in “bridging the gap” between simulated training exercises and real life events. Whether you are just getting started in moulage or looking to advance your techniques, the application of moulage to support patient assessment, injury recognition, and decision making provides a unique training opportunity that enhances the simulation experience.

Objectives:
1. Identify the role of moulage in creating lifelike simulation scenarios
2. Illustrate the benefits of incorporating moulage into the simulation settings
3. Explore strategies to creating powerful learning experiences combining human patient simulators, live actors, and interactive, odorous, three dimensional wounds
4. Discuss options for working within your time and/or budgetary constraints

Sponsored by
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the educational arm of
Education Management Solutions.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

2:00 pm EST
(1:00 pm CST; 12 Noon MST; 11:00 am PST)

Webinars are one hour in length. Space is limited.

Click here to register for this FREE Webinar!

EMS Distributes Panasonic’s 3D Multiview Anatomy Image System — IMSH Video Interview

At IMSH 2015 Education Management Solutions (EMS) showcased their new distribution of Panasonic’s 3D Multiview Anatomy Image System – an impressive way to explore the realistic anatomy of cadavers in a simulated environment. Using 3d glasses, participants can continue to remove various layers of anatomy and move about the cadaver from all angles. This provides a realistic version of anatomy which 3d models can only imply, while reducing educational costs and simultaneously maintaining fidelity. The system can either be stand alone or built for network access depending on your learning needs. Watch our interview above to see how easy to use and effective the system really is!

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About the System:

The 3D Multiview Anatomy Image System, which includes 1,200 real cadaver images, helps to enhance any anatomy course by providing learners the ability to navigate efficiently through different bodily layers and structures in a three-dimensional space. The 3D Multiview Anatomy Image System provides learners (including residents, medical and nursing students) more autonomy in choosing different views, angles, and combinations of anatomical images than are possible in traditional cadaver-based instruction.

Learn more at the EMS SimulationIQ website today!


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Free November 12th Webinar: Organizational Structure and Statistics in SimulationIQ Enterprise

Learn more about this free webinar taking place November 12th at 2PM Eastern through the simulation technology specialist organization SimGHOSTS:

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The ongoing SimGHOSTS webinar series welcomes Dr. Daniel Backlund from Texas Tech University Health Science Center who will discuss “Organizational Structure and Statistics in SimulationIQ Enterprise: An Introduction” and is focused to new and veteran users of Arcadia/SimulationIQ Enterprise.

The learning objectives of this talk are:

  1. Provide an overview of how the organizational structure in Enterprise differs from Arcadia and how can it be used effectively
  2. Give an overview of scoring methods available in Enterprise, and
  3. Discuss the types of statistical reports that can be generated for learners and SPs. 

Daniel J. Backlund, Ph.D. is the Director of Simulation IT at The F. Marie Hall SimLife Center at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. As the Director of Simulation IT, Dr. Backlund is in charge of managing and maintaining the audio-visual system, office and simulator workstations, and all servers used by the SimLife center and regional campus simulation centers. 

Dr. Backlund has been with the SimLife center since the August of 2010 after completing his Ph.D. in computational semiconductor physics at Texas Tech University. His graduate work involved massively parallel computations on large computer clusters and his work has contributed to the further understanding of the basic chemistry of certain atoms inside of silicon. He brings his knowledge of servers, statistics, and mathematics to the simulation community and is eager to contribute and share his knowledge to others. The SimLife center has utilized the Arcadia product from Education Management Solutions, Inc. for over four years and has migrated all of their regional campuses to the new product: SimulationIQ Enterprise. Dr. Backlund continues to work closely with Education Management Solutions in developing their Enterprise product and provide his expertise and ideas for improvement.

Visit the SimGHOSTS.Org Webinar announcement to learn more and to sign up!

Presenting Today at EMS International Sales Meeting

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Today I was invited out to the international HQ of Education Management Solutions (EMS) in Exton Pennsylvania to present about the history of SimGHOSTS.Org and HealthySimulation.com at their international sales team meeting! Konsiderate.com‘s co-founder and CEO Jackie Morck was also out to speak about the new home for online ratings and reviews of simulation products and services.

I will be connecting my presentation to the work of Malcolm Gladwell’s “Outliers”, which points out that our careers are a lot more connected to the circumstances of our upbringing than we may previously have imagined. I know my story towards medical simulation was unique — just as I am sure your story is as well!

I’d love to hear how you started working in medical simulation, so please share with me and your community on the HealthySim Linkedin Group page.


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Free Webinar 2PM ET TODAY: ‘How to Affordably Increase Sim Lab Technical Staff’ Hosted by Education Management Solutions

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Course Title: How to Affordably Increase Sim Lab Technical Staff

Time: Recorded in October, you can now watch this recorded webinar through SimulationIQ.com

Presented by: HealthySimulation.com Founder Lance Baily

As an entrepreneur, medical simulation industry thought leader, media producer, and EMS/firefighter, Lance has the background and the experience necessary to guide simulation-based projects to the next level. Lance has served as a Simulation Technology Specialist in Los Angeles, and from 2009 to 2012, the Director of the 31,000 ft. multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas (CSCLV). Lance is the founder of:

  • HeathySimulation.com – Free medical simulation resource website
  • HealthySimAdmin.com – Recorded sessions on simulation program administration
  • SimGHOSTS.org – Annual hands-on training events and online resources for simulation technology specialists
  • Konsiderate.com – Community-written ratings & reviews of medical simulation products & services.

Abstract: Expanding your sim lab technical staff is a must for short and long-term simulation program success. This session will explore why hiring a Sim Tech is such a crucial step toward increasing simulation lab operational efficiency and learning quality. Maximize your budget through staff analysis of your technology-based simulation lab and then learn how to increase simulation staff in cost effective steps with proven techniques!

About EMS:

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Education Management Solutions (EMS) is an industry pioneer in simulation-based solutions for healthcare training environments – ranging from clinical simulation management software and hardware to counselor education, and case authoring and interactive computer-based training tools. Working alongside subject matter experts, we serve as the driving force behind numerous consumer-centered innovations that continue to move the clinical simulation market forward with breakthrough technologies.

We understand that clinical simulation is no longer a nice-to-have, but rather a learning necessity – and without the proper clinical simulation management tools it can be overwhelming to manage. Our SIMULATIONiQ solution is the only intelligent operating platform that brings together all the programs, people and processes into a single, simplified view that saves time, improves clinical outcomes and delivers peace of mind. When we use the phrase industry pioneer, we mean it. Operating out of our world headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, we were founded in 1994 and boast 15 years of experience providing state-of-the-art technology for clinical education and training environments.

As we continue to expand our product offering to meet the evolving needs of our customers, we’re experiencing unprecedented success. In fact, over the past three years alone, we’ve seen an annual growth rate of more than 159%. We’re turning heads both within the industry and in the mainstream business community. For the past eight years we’ve been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the USA, and also garnered accolades on Deloitte Technology’s Fast 50 and Fast 500 lists as a leading technology company in Greater Philadelphia and North America respectively, as well as one of the Top 100 companies in the Philadelphia-New Jersey-Delaware region.

An unparalleled number of firsts make our software the benchmark by which all others are judged. The SIMULATIONiQ solution is the preferred choice for a growing international community of clinical simulation management customers, including Centra Health; Christiana Care Health System; Weil Cornell Medical College, Qatar; The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners; National University of Singapore; Swedish Medical Center; and The University of Hawaii at Manoa. Institutions big and small trust us to deliver the solutions they need to drive greater visibility, usability, marketability, adaptability, scalability, measurement, and ROI.

To Watch This Free Online Event Visit the EMS Webinar Website

EMS To Launch New ‘Global Institute for Simulation Training’ in November

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While preparing for my EMS webinar this Wednesday October 1st at 2PM EST on the topic of “Affordably Increasing Simulation Technology Staff”, I learned that the company is opening its brand new Global Institute for Simulation Training mid November in Exton Pennsylvania. The SimulationIQ team forwarded me this invitation to anyone regionally, nationally, or internationally who is interested in touring this state-of-the-art simulation facility put together by Education Management Solutions:

Please save the date for the Global Institute for Simulation Training’s grand opening reception on November 13, 2014 from 4-6:00 PM in Exton, PA.

The Global Institute for Simulation Training, a not for profit organization, features ten clinical rooms, two lecture rooms, and two control rooms in 5000 sq. ft. of flexible education space. The center includes a fully integrated audio-video system to capture training and debriefing sessions, a robust learning management system, and clinical task trainers and simulators.

“We are creating a state-of-the-art facility where educators will have the latest technology and tools to teach and conduct research, and learners will improve skills in a safe environment,” says Laurie Kerns, educator and board member of the Global Institute for Simulation Training. Laurie is also Vice President of Education Services at Education Management Solutions (EMS), a pioneer in providing solutions for the clinical simulation industry.  

More information will be coming out soon so stay tuned to SimulationIQ.com!

Education Management Solutions Expands Brand into “Simulation IQ” – Founder Video Interview from IMSH 2014

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Continuing our video interview coverage of the Vendor Exhibit Hall during the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare 2014, today we are highlighting our talk with Education Management Solutions Founder and CEO Anurag Singh, about the history of EMS, the new “Simulation IQ” branding and new unveiled products at the event.

Anurag explained that EMS started by providing A/V recording of Clinical Skills Assessments for Standardized Patient engagements. Originally when this company began, instructors were either using VCR tape decks or pieces of paper to record these engagements — so clearly the technology has evolved quite rapidly. Anurag then shared that because there has been so many variations of the technology that Education Management Solutions has decided to rebrand all of its products and services under the new umbrella name of “SIMULATIONiQ”. He suggested that the new brand represents not only the data being gathered by these recording platforms but also what the knowledge that it can bring its users.

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Also at the event Simulation IQ unveiled CaseMaster:

SIMULATIONiQ CaseMaster, is a unique cloud-based training tool that enables medical practitioners at every level to master new skills – or polish old ones – through recurring practice, instant feedback, and assessment. CaseMaster is EMS’ first crowd-sourced tool for simulation based mastery learning, enabling a community of authors to collaborate and create numerous medical cases based on actual care pathways. Learners can practice for hours at a time, from anywhere, on any device – with no physical medical simulation center or mannequin required.

SIMULATIONiQ CaseMaster Enables:

  • Authors to quickly modify and create a series of cases with variations from a single index case.
  • Collaboration among authors to create a large number of simulation cases for deliberate practice.
  • Learners to acquire skill sets in a shorter period of time by practicing on a variety of cases.
  • Learners to attain mastery through a combination of repetition and deliberate practice using simulation through immediate guidance and feedback.
  • Educators to test, educate, and refine techniques that will allow learners to achieve a level of mastery quickly.

Learn more at CaseMaster and more about EMS at the new SimulationIQ.com website!