B-Line Medical’s Co-Founder Lucas Huang provided an exclusive video interview with HealthySimulation.com at IMSH 2018 to showcase their new low-hardware-profile yet high-functioning high-quality SimCapture Pro. The box which can easily sit in the palm of your hand is enabling Simulation in Healthcare programs to engage with cloud-based recording, debriefing, and performance tracking. The new systems [...]
Healthcare is finally beginning to fully understand the need for ongoing performance based assessment through simulation. One company, Objectivity Plus, has been focusing their efforts to address this specific need with “Quantum”, a tablet-based system that quantitatively measures performance in simulation using an instructor-mediated assessment. The platform is designed to measure a participant’s integrated knowledge, [...]
This summer I was thrilled to provide the SESAM closing plenary address where I shared the past, present and future of healthcare simulation — and made direct calls for healthcare to integrate a “blackbox” into healthcare. The argument is simple: recording devices have been successfully improving aviation training and performance outcomes since the 1970s — [...]
Recently Reuters reported on research highlighting how “video games can improve fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, visual attention, depth perception and computer competency”. Article excerpt:
Video game skills translated into higher scores on a day-and-half-long surgical skills test, and the correlation was much higher than the surgeon’s length of training or prior experience in [...]
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