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  • Medical Simulation to the Rescue

    • March 16, 2017
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    Thinking about enhancing your EMT training program with simulation? Now's a great time: new National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) psychomotor certification requirements went into effect January 1, 2017.

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  • EMS Celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week!

    • March 10, 2017
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    The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has named March 12-18 Patient Safety Awareness Week in an effort to raise awareness about patient safety among health care providers and the public.

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  • Congratulations to our friends at NBOME!

    • August 24, 2016
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    Longtime EMS customer NBOME will celebrate the opening of its new National Center for Clinical Skills Testing (NCCST) location in Chicago, IL this Friday. NCCST-Chicago joins NCCST-Philadelphia as the nation’s premiere venue for the assessment of osteopathic medical professionals.

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  • Continue the Discussion: “Learning Together, Practicing Together…Interprofessional Education…”

    Webinar presented by Dr. Leland J. Rockstraw, PhD, RN,Assistant Dean, Simulation, Clinical & Technology Academic Operations; Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Graduate Nursing, Drexel University and Dr. Kymberlee Montgomery,DrNP, CRNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, Associate Clinical Professor, Department Chair, Nurse Practitioner, Drexel University

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  • Let’s meet up at NPSF!

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    Visit our booth #202 to learn how SIMULATIONiQ can bring all your programs, people, and processes into a single, simplified view that saves time, improves clinical outcomes, and provides peace of mind.

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  • “Patient Passport” Encourages Superior Care

    • April 13, 2016
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    Integrating the patient voice authentically and robustly into the design of care offers the real promise of improving our health care system. The PP approach stands with a handful of others to be lauded for fostering this change.

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  • Looking Ahead to Patient Safety Awareness Week

    • March 10, 2016
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    How are you using simulation training to meet your patient safety goals?

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  • Expanding Population Could Propel Telemedicine to a $3.5 Billion Industry by 2020

    • October 2, 2015
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    Still, the telemedicine boom faces some big challenges, she says. Many insurance companies have been slow to pay for these services. Medicare, the largest health insurer for Americans over 65, is a financial powerhouse; insurance companies often follow Medicare's lead in determining which treatments and procedures they'll cover.

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  • Multitasking in the ER Means More Patient Safety Hazards

    • September 25, 2015
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    Even after emergency physicians had acclimated to a new commercial electronic health record (EHR), they increased their tasks performed per minute by nearly 12 percent, increasing the potential for patient safety hazards. The results of a study of one hospital's transition from a homegrown EHR to a commercial EHR were published in Annals of Emergency Medicine.

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  • Web-Based, Pre-Surgery Tutorials May Improve Patient Outcomes

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    First-time surgery can be concerning to any patient. Knee surgery—even arthroscopic surgery to treat a torn meniscus—can require significant preparation and rehabilitation. According to a new study appearing, a web-based tutorial can not only increase a patient's understanding of the surgery but also provide a better experience.

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