The future of Healthcare Simulation includes a dramatic increase in the utilization of Virtual Reality technologies. Have you tried a VR headset yet? When combined with motion tracking cameras the experience is the closest thing to a holodeck that we’ve ever tried! The applications to medicine are huge, including educational training, team planning, evaluation, imaging, [...]
Simulation Center Manager for the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills at Cedars Sinai Medical Center Russell Metcalfe-Smith has shared the powerful news that the center is offering ALERT certified training!
ALERT stands for ‘Acute Life-Threatening Events Recognition and Treatment’
Originally developed in 1999 by Professor Gary Smith and colleagues at Portsmouth Hospitals [...]
At SimGHOSTS 2015 USA at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles this August, Level 3 Healthcare sponsored the opening keynote address by Dr. Alistair Phillips, MD, FACC, FACS Co-Director, Congenital Heart Program Chief, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery and Co-Director of Cedars-Sinai’s Congenital Heart Program and the Chief of the Division of Congenital Heart Surgery within the [...]
This morning Dr. Julian Gold, Mayor of Beverly Hills and Co Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center opened SimGHOSTS 2015 USA at the Cedars-Sinai Women’s Guild Simulation Center. Dr. Gold reminded the audience that now and more so in the future, simulation is being seen as a necessary component of healthcare [...]