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ICU Management

Having Med Students in the ER Does Not Slow Care

2015 21 Dec

As part of their training, medical students have become involved in bedside care and this has raised concerns over the possible effect on quality of care. Now, new research from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine shows that the presence of trainees does not slow care in the emergency department (ED). The results indicate a balance between... Read more

IT Management

Virtual Patient Project: Avatars Express Emotion For Clinician Training

2015 28 Feb

Medical students learning to relate to patients often interact with “standardised patients” portrayed by healthy people who are trained to act like real patients. The drawback of that type of interaction is that it is relatively expensive, and students do not always get to experience the range of patient personalities. Computer-based virtual patients... Read more

IT Management

AMA and i-Human Patients Team Up To Boost Medical Education

2014 18 Nov

i-Human Patients, a Silicon Valley-based developer of cloud software for medical education, is partnering with the American Medical Association (AMA) to improve and digitise teaching medical students. The goal of the partnership is to provide medical students with the most effective educational tools and to improve outcomes in the long term. i-Human... Read more


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