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Resuscitative TEE Project Workshop

HeartWorks powers first Resuscitative TEE Project workshop

MedaPhor’s HeartWorks simulators have powered the first Resuscitative TEE Project (#RESTEE) workshop at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. It is believed that this is the first practical course of its kind dedicated solely to the practice of resuscitative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in the United States. The Project was the brain-child of Dr.…

Mohawk ScanTrainer

Canada’s largest sonography programme chooses ScanTrainer and HeartWorks

Mohawk College, in collaboration with McMaster University, has opened a new Centre for Healthcare Simulation, an interprofessional educational facility, complete with new ScanTrainer and HeartWorks simulators to support its expanding sonography programme. The college had been a ScanTrainer user since 2015. Although initially planning to utilise ScanTrainer to teach students obstetric ultrasound motion skills, its greater…

NYUVA PoCUS training

First BodyWorks Eve installed at NYU School of Medicine

The first BodyWorks Eve, Point of Care ultrasound (PoCUS) simulator, has been installed at NYU School of Medicine, in the simulation laboratory of the affiliated Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System NY Campus, New York, USA. BodyWorks Eve is an ultra-realistic female manikin-based simulator designed specifically for doctors looking to train in Point of…

TEE Simulator

Study finds HeartWorks can improve novice performance in Critical Care

A recent clinical study* has found that adding HeartWorks TEE Simulators (Transesophageal Echocardiography) to training can improve novices’ ability to perform focused critical care TEE. The study, conducted by the University of Bern, Switzerland, took 44 intensive care unit trainees and randomly split them into two groups; one group receiving four hours of lecture-based training…

A screenshot of ScanNav on ITV News

Tomorrow’s AI ultrasound technology is here – ScanNav features on ITV

As developments in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) gather momentum, ITV’s Wales This Week programme takes a closer look at how these technologies may impact our lives in the future. Nicholas Sleep, Chief Technology Officer at MedaPhor, explains how its AI software, ScanNav™ will support current ultrasound services in hospitals and offers insights into how…