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February 16, 2021

VentriloCAST Provides Remote Simulation Auscultation Stethoscopes

Lecats’s Ventriloscope has developed a healthcare simulation training accessory known as VentriloCAST, which enables Ventriloscope’s High- Fidelity Simulation Auscultation Stethoscopes the ability to broadcast normal and abnormal sounds over a Zoom or any video conferencing app. The VentriloCAST accessory is easy to connect, inexpensive and requires no ongoing operating costs. This is especially useful for [...]

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January 6, 2021

The Leapfrog Group’s ‘Lives & Dollars Lost Calculator’ Shows Cost of Ignoring Medical Errors

Healthcare simulation can help prevent clinical mistakes, yet more than 250,000 people are estimated to die annually from preventable medical errors. When mistakes occur, employers pay the price in human lives and dollars. To demonstrate the risk of medical errors , The Leapfrog Group developed a “Lives & Dollars Lost Calculator.” This free resource is [...]

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January 5, 2021

Patient Safety Improvements Could Help Save Hospitals Millions of Dollars

The demand for virtual and remote healthcare simulation alternatives to in-classroom learning has greatly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. As clinical simulation labs had to close their doors or implement social distancing safety protocols, remote simulation provided a means for education and training to continue without the risk of contracting the virus. While an American [...]

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December 17, 2020

Patient Safety Movement Foundation: The Importance of High Reliability and Safer Care Through Simulation

To help offset unreliability and medical error, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) provides free resources to healthcare simulation organizations across the continuum of care become more highly reliable across the globe. PSMF works with hospital systems, critical access hospitals, ambulatory care centers, outpatient clinics, primary care offices, long-term care facilities, and many others to [...]

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