Seattle, WA— August 30, 2015 —Seattle-based medical simulator manufacturer, Simulab, announces the release of PICCLineMan, an innovative training simulator designed to provide medical students and nurses with a realistic PICC (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) line insertion training experience. Central Line infections kill nearly 10,000 hospital patients every year, and this trainer, combined with a clinically-proven curriculum, can dramatically reduce infection risks.
Leadership for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) take the ferry, post-GNSH Conference, on an excursion to the fjord of Lysefjorden to climb the amazing Pulpit Rock. From left to right: President-Elect Chad Eppes, Past President Pamela Jeffries, and current President Pamela Andreatta.
Simulab is a long-time member of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Doug Beighle, Simulab’s President and COO, serves as Chair for the Steering Committee of the Corporate Council.
Doug Beighle, Simulab’s President and COO, recently participated in the Global Network for Simulation in Healthcare (GNSH) Executive Committee meeting at the Sola Strand Hotel in Stavanger, Norway. Simulab is a member of the Network, and Doug co-led one of the working groups.
Simulab hosts a group of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program students from Cleveland High School. Seattle, WA— June 10, 2015 —Seattle-based medical simulator manufacturer, Simulab, hosted a group of twelve high school juniors from the STEM program at Seattle Public Schools for the entire week of June 8 - 12. This event was part of the Job Shadowing program, where students get the opportunity to learn firsthand about job skills and careers. In return, Simulab gets the chance to introduce talented students to the unique world of medical simulation.
Congratulations to the recent 2014 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award recipients including North Shore LIJ Health System for its work on reducing sepsis mortality.
The early Egyptians, Greeks and Romans were all well versed in suturing procedures. In fact, the oldest known sewing needle is about 25,000 years old and was discovered in France. Here's a fun article about suturing--from ancient history to today.