Director of the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER) & Medical Director for Patient Safety of the UPMC Health System, Dr. Paul Phrampus, recently shared about the latest courses and research from the UPMC’s simulation center & team. The WISER medical simulation courses are internationally renowned as some of the leading [...]
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 [...]
Interacting with virtual humans in an augmented reality training environment seems to carry over into the real world, prompting people to respect the personal space of virtual characters even when they are no longer visible. Interacting with virtual humans in an augmented reality training environment seems to carry over into the real world, prompting people [...]
UPMC’s Medical Director of Patient Safety and Director of the WISER Simulation Center, Dr. Paul E. Phrampus MD, recently shared his AHRQ article “Building a Safety Program in a Vast Health Care Network”, which highlights the unique needs of patient safety, workforce training, and medical simulation utilization when considering vast institutional healthcare networks. Below we [...]
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