The World’s first and only non-profit organization dedicated to healthcare professionals utilizing Simulation technologies SimGHOSTS, aka The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists, has launched early-bird registration for their 8th annual SimGHOSTS USA event and 4th annual Australia event this summer in Memphis, Tennessee and Queensland’s Sunshine Coast respectively! Focused specifically on clinical and technical [...]
From Pam Jeffries, SSH President: Dr. Steve Abrahamson, Pioneer in Healthcare Simulation, (1921 – 2014) July 15, 2014: Dr. Stephen Abrahamson, a pioneer in healthcare simulation who helped to develop Sim One, the first healthcare manikin, passed away Monday, July 14. He was 93.
The path to healthcare simulation started in 1964 when Dr. Abrahamson, then Director [...]
Wednesday morning in Sippy Downs, Queensland at 7AM AEST (UTC+10), over 105 Simulation Technicians from around the world came together at SimGHOSTS 2014 Australia to engage in two full days of hands-on training, technical community networking and exhibit hall demonstrations from leading medical simulation industry partners. 130 participants came from as far [...]
At IMSH 2012 I had a chance to interview Josh Williams from the team at USC’s Institute for Creative Technology about their PTSD Treatment Simulator.
Utilizing a controller and virtual reality helmet while engaging in a customizable scenario, combat veteran’s can work through traumatic events in a controlled and safe environment. The technology is already [...]