SimX has launched a virtual reality (VR) curriculum of essential EMS training scenarios designed to prepare front line care professionals to provide critical care and avoid errors in emergency situations.
By Cindy Brach MPP – “Research clearly shows that when patients communicate effectively with their healthcare team, clinical care and outcomes improve,” AHRQ Acting Director David Meyers recently noted. Everyone—no matter how educated—appreciates and can benefit from clear communication.
There is no arguing the fact that the coronavirus pandemic impacted and changed lives across the globe. This week’s Friday Five takes a look at some of the innovative products that were created to help us adapt to our new normal and keep ourselves safe.
By Peter Marks MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to facilitate the development and availability of innovative medical products, such as regenerative medicine therapies, that have the potential to treat or even cure diseases or conditions for which few effective treatment options exist.
By RADM Denise Hinton & Tina Morrison PhD – We live in an era of rapidly changing technological advancements that enable science to evolve at an unprecedented pace. At the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, we rely on our scientific and technical experts to make sound, science- and evidence-based regulatory decisions to protect and promote public health.
Detroit Health System Partners with Tech Companies to Tackle Digital Exclusion and Inequities in Healthcare
Henry Ford Innovations, in partnership with Google Cloud and Miracle Software Systems, will launch an international competition hosted in Detroit, inviting entrepreneurs to propose their top ideas for reducing health inequities through the use of digital technology.
WILL Interactive and Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) have partnered to create The Thriving Clinician, a first of its kind interactive training program for clinician wellbeing. Higher emotional fulfillment directly translates to greater engagement, improved institutional performance and better patient outcomes.
By Alex Wilson M. Eng., Leith States MD MPH, & Kristen Honey PhD PMP – Innovation can be a vague term. In the context of Lyme disease, one may ask, “what does innovation mean?” As part of the LymeX Innovation Accelerator, HHS is applying an established innovation approach to bring together diverse stakeholders and advance Lyme and tick-borne disease solutions.
By Francis S. Collins MD PhD – At the close of every year, editors and writers at the journal Science review the progress that’s been made in all fields of science—from anthropology to zoology—to select the biggest advance of the past 12 months. In most cases, this Breakthrough of the Year is as tough to predict as the Oscar for Best Picture.