Latest Virtual patient Stories

2014-09-16 23:11:49

SIMULATIONiQ™ CaseMaster™, is a cloud-based subscription system that enables learners to practice on virtual patients from anywhere, at any time, and on any device to master clinical skills. Exton, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In partnership with Drexel University College of Medicine, Education Management Solutions (EMS), the leader in clinical simulation management solutions, today launched SIMULATIONiQ™ CaseMaster™, a cloud-based subscription system that enables learners to...

2014-07-18 23:03:50

According to the new research report published by Meticulous Research, "Global Virtual Patient Simulation Market Outlook: 2014-2019", Virtual Patient Simulation is set to transform the medical simulation industry with its numerous features such as performance tracking, case structure, responsive and measurable outcomes, multiple user interfaces, cost effectiveness, exposure to rare clinical scenario, easy to use, low maintenance and so on. Such attributes makes many educational...

2014-01-27 16:23:37

Virtual Patient Scenarios Tied to Core Nursing School Curricula Ensure Students Build Confidence and Preparedness for Practice SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, and Laerdal Medical, one of the leading providers of simulation solutions for healthcare, today introduced vSim for Nursing(TM), an online learning solution they co-developed that simulates...

2009-06-23 14:10:00

"What brings you in to see me today?""Part of my left breast has been painful for awhile.""Can you lie down so that I can examine you?"It sounds like a snippet of conversation between doctor and patient. But the doctor, in this recent exchange at the University of Florida campus, was actually an engineering doctoral student "” and the patient a "mixed reality human" composed of a life-sized computer avatar on a flat screen and a mannequin with a prosthetic breast.Intimate procedures...

2009-01-22 10:36:34

Keele University has developed a "virtual patient" to help train the pharmacists of the future. Students in the Staffordshire-based university's School of Pharmacy interact with the computer-generated characters to gain experience in effective communication and decision-making. Learners talk with the "patient" via voice recognition technology or by typing questions into a standard computer interface and the "patient" responds verbally or with a range of non-verbal gestures to indicate...

2009-01-20 15:35:57

A new piece of equipment worth £218,000 pounds ($303,000 USD), which has been installed at the University of Hertfordshire to train radiotherapy students to treat cancer patients, will be used to train this year's intake of students. The Virtual Environments for Radiotherapy Training (VERT), one of the most sophisticated radiotherapy training systems in the world, is being rolled out in universities across England - thanks to a £5 million  ($7 million USD) investment from the...

2008-08-26 09:01:20

Optimata Ltd. announced today that it has been granted U.S. Patent 7,418,374, entitled: "Treatment protocol generation for diseases related to angiogenesis". The patent protects a system and methods for modeling diseases which relate to angiogenesis processes, and optimization methods to predict improved treatment regimens. Angiogenesis is a key process in the progression of different diseases such as solid tumor cancers, cardiovascular diseases, hematological disorders, and macular...

2008-07-21 13:50:00

Masha is a dental patient. Her oral health problems continue to change as she meets new Case Western Reserve University student dentists in Second Life's virtual dental office. The middle-aged avatar is an integral part of a new research project of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the College of Arts and Sciences department of communication sciences to teach and give students practice time to communicate with mock patients. Not only do findings from the study...

2008-04-09 08:40:00

Keck School students learn how to diagnose a medical condition by interacting with a "Ëœvictim' supplied by USC's Institute for Creative Technologies. The Keck School of Medicine of USC has tested one of the first virtual patient technologies to help teach and sharpen medical students and clinicians' interviewing and evaluation skills. Created by USC's Institute for Creative Technologies, "Justina," a virtual sexual assault victim suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, uses...

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