This week two major acquisitions have occured which will forever change the healthcare simulation industry: International renowned Laerdal Medical acquired audiovisual systems company B-Line Medical, and globally operating 3B Scientific acquired auscultation manikin manufacturer Cardionics. Today we share these major press announcements which are crucial to understand.
Laerdal Medical Acquires B-Line Medical
Laerdal Medical, one of the [...]
Zach Eastwood, BS, CHSOS Technology and Operations Manager at Swedish Simulation Center, wrote in to share more about the Pacific Northwest Healthcare Simulation Collaborative (PNWHSC) which provides a forum for members to discuss simulation, share evidence-based best practice for simulation learning experiences, as well as, share individual expertise, techniques, tools, and resources in simulation training. [...]
Suzie Kardong-Edgren, Professor and Director of the Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education (RISE) Center at Robert Morris University alongside colleagues which includes Dr. Pam Jeffries, Dean of the George Washington University School of Nursing, recently announced a new Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled “Essentials in clinical simulation across the health professions”. Each [...]
Orthopedic surgery is no game. Get it right, and a patient’s life can be transformed for the better. Get it wrong, and they could end up worse off than before you started. So how are two former game developers and an orthopedic surgeon working together to more effectively train practitioners? Today we share some interesting [...]