One of the newest teaching modalities in health education is the use of human patient simulators (HPS) for healthcare simulation. A Human Patient Simulator is a life-like manikin designed to react physiologically, as if the product were a real-life patient. This is possible because ever-advancing technology has made the production of computer software that can [...]
Writer Mike Cummings’ recent article on Yale’s website entitled ‘Blended Reality’ Brings Diverse Perspectives to Emerging Tech, showcases a collaborative research program exhibition between Yale and HP that brings new perspectives to healthcare simulation technologies. While the full article linked below covers a range of unique creations, the augmented reality manikin from MSN student Travis [...]
For Simulation Programs looking to increase realism for their patient simulators, SimAction provides the SimSeize and SimDefib to mimic the movement of patients experiencing seizures or defibrillation. Working with any manikin, the SimSeize is easily installed into any hospital mattress and controlled by wirelessly via android or iOS app. Quiet and simple to use, this [...]
Fans of “Aliens” will be in on the joke, as “Ripley” is the name of the the name of the space-suited manikin aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon that launched Saturday, a hat tip to Ellen Ripley, the heroine of the sci-fi movie series. CNN and other news agencies reported this weekend on how Ripley’s not just [...]
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