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Colleagues,

Thanx to MedTech-IQ member Jerry Heneghan, Managing Director, Virtual Heroes Division, Applied Research Associates for these links ...

Virtual Heroes Managing Director Jerry Heneghan

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The Duke University School of Medicine is expanding its efforts to train future doctors in clinical skills through 3D virtual games. The school, which has about 421 students in its MD program, is once again teaming up with Virtual Heroes, a company that creates training products for healthcare, federal systems, and business...

... Virtual Heroes, a division of research and engineering firm Applied Research Associates, worked with the school in 2007 to create 3DiTeams, an immersive environment that allows participants to play a role in a team medical setting...

...The newest initiative will specifically leverage interactive game technologies for medical education and training in healthcare team communications, medical device and pharma product use, patient interactions, and other topics. The HumanSim platform being built by Virtual Heroes is intended to help medical professionals sharpen their assessment and decision-making skills without risk to patients...

... "Duke is bringing many things to this relationship, including their reputation for excellence, the Duke Human Simulation and Patient Safety Center, clinical and regulatory expertise, research expertise, and human factors engineering expertise," says Virtual Heroes Managing Director Jerry Heneghan...

Read full story at: http://campustechnology.com/articles/2010/06/23/duke-u-school-of-me...

ENJOY!

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