Healthcare Simulation News Recap for November 10th, 2017
Here’s the latest healthcare simulation news from around the world sim champs!
Medical Simulation Robot: A new video shows of the Mikoto: Medical venture Tmsuk R&D Inc. along with Tottori University Hospital unveiled a robot named ‘mikoto’ that will be used for medical training.
Qualcomm tries to find a place for VR in medical training In Qualcomm’s demo, using the company’s Snapdragon 835 VR dev kit headset, I found myself in a spaceship-like medical bay with a flying robot that explained each step of the simulation. All of this was rendered in computer graphics, by the way!
SMC Hospital conducts tornado simulation — Shenandoah Medical Center was a busy place Thursday morning. SMC conducted an emergency preparedness drill, which simulated a tornado touching down in town resulting in multiple injuries.
First General Surgery Virtual Residency Program To Allow Training Anytime, Anywhere Launched In Collaboration These two groups are joining together to introduce the first general surgery Virtual Residency Program. This unique collaboration will allow academic medical institutions to formally integrate the 3-D simulation platform into their resident program.
University of Nevada Opens A New Virtual Reality Studio“Then there’s lots of research and application going on in the virtual reality world including psychology, medical school, simulations, and training,” said Gandolfo. There’s a lot of things that could happen from the new studio.
Titan Medical and Columbia University Medical Center Announce the Successful Installation of Titan’s Sport Surgical …… development and commercialization of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery (“MIS”), and Columbia University Medical Center announce the installation of Titan Medical’s SPORT Surgical System at Columbia’s simulation training program.
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.