HelpMeSee unveil new eye surgery simulator

HelpMeSee unveil new eye surgery simulator

On World Sight Day, HelpMeSee has unveiled a landmark achievement in medical simulation with a new cataract surgery simulator that will help eradicate blindness in the world.  “The HelpMeSee Eye Surgery Simulator overcomes the traditional restraints of cataract...
LapSim 2020 Update

LapSim 2020 Update

LapSim – the leading virtual reality training simulator – is celebrating it’s biggest and best update yet! With a New-look user interface, improved feedback metrics and a new instructor cloud portal. LapSim is easier to use and more effective at teaching surgical...
Does VR Training Improve Surgical Proficiency?

Does VR Training Improve Surgical Proficiency?

An interesting paper from Clinical Orthopeadics and Related Research on the effectivness of virtual reality (VR) training. This newly published study examines surgical proficiency in orthopedic procedures with and without VR training. And it turns out that VR training...
What’s the ROI value of your simulation program?

What’s the ROI value of your simulation program?

The use of simulation in healthcare is revolutionizing the way professionals undergo training. However, the brief history of simulation combined with the cost of technology presents challenges in making a case for the value of this type of training. Surgical Science...
Get ready for the reopening of elective surgeries

Get ready for the reopening of elective surgeries

As elective surgeries begin to reopen, it’s time to remind your residents and surgeons how important ‘warming up’ can be for patient safety. This study, Warm-up in a VR Environment Improves Performance in the Operating Room [1], shows how warming up on VR simulators...
What’s the ROI value of your simulation program?

Simulation training and patient outcomes

Surgical Science spoke with Dr. James Cooke, the executive director of the Clinical Simulation Center at Michigan Medicine about simulation training and how it can help improve patient outcomes. Hi James, how do you use simulation in your residents’ program? Here at...

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