Search Tag: Simulation

Executive Health Management

The Simu-Leader programme

2018 22 Sep

Simulation for building patient safety and quality leadership capacity Simu-Leader is an interactive simulation designed to build the skills needed for today’s safety and quality leaders. This article provides an overview of its assets and role in leadership development. Do healthcare leaders need simulation? Leaders and managers... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

2018 16 Mar

Evolution in medicine and the anaesthesia context. A brief discussion about the importance and the state of the art of simulation in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. Training in simulation plays a key role in complex systems such as aviation and the nuclear industry, to investigate predictable errors that lead to adverse outcomes.... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

2017 22 Nov

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Benefits of CRM education and simulation in intensive care and emergency medicine

2017 22 Nov

First developed in aviation, CRM education facilitates prevention of accidents in medicine. Beyond the improvement of technical skills, the simulation can provide to learners the capacity to work with other team members, to pay attention to the work environment and to manage physiological or psychological constraints in critical situations.  ... Read more

Health Management

Radiology Education Goes Mobile: What's Changed?

2017 07 May

Mobile devices are used by most students, residents and radiologists in everyday life. They allow fast and convenient access to all internet resources and to data stored on the devices. Entire bookshelves of information can be transported easily and are at the device user’s fingertips. The interactivity of mobile devices allows new techniques of... Read more

ICU Management

Safety Issues May Be Missed in EHR Reviews

2016 12 Jul

Variable use of electronic health records between and within professions could mean that as much as half of patient safety issues could be missed, according to a simulation study. The study, by Knewton K. Sakata, MD, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University , Portland, Oregon, USA,... Read more

Health Management

Simulating Stress in Hospital Workflow

2016 01 Jul

COMPUTER MODEL LOOKS AT ER FUNCTIONS, EVEN BEFORE IT’S BUILT   With the cost of building a good hospital estimated at around $1 million per bed, it makes sense to test out new layout ideas before any actual construction gets underway.   As a new hospital is an incredibly expensive endeavour, we used a software programme to test different... Read more