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SimHand experiment ready to go

Posted on July 9th, 2015 · Posted in apps, project info, research

On 20th of July we run the SimHand experiment for 3 days and test the  App in Germany with our Partner AIXTRA in a Famulaturcourse with 80 medical students in controlled settings. We aim to investigate the added value of the SimHand App for the students and measure their knowledge about..
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Funding period ended, PATIENT continues!

Posted on June 2nd, 2015 · Posted in Allgemein, project info

The official funding period of PATIENT has ended in March 2015 and we have delivered the final reports to the EACEA. The PATIENT project ran from October 2012 until end of March 2015. The project achieved all objectives as declared in the original project proposal in a timely manner. In..
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Summary of the group work conducted at GMA conference

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Allgemein

Please find below some of our group work session we recorded at the handover workshop organised by PATIENT at the GMA conference in Austria.  The small working groups came up with some great ideas how to use our handover materials and increase their applicability in the field. Group Work of..
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PATIENT project – 1 year report (2012 – 2013)

Posted on November 13th, 2013 · Posted in project info

The World Health Organization lists inaccurate handovers as one of its High 5 patient safety risks (WHO, 2011). Improperly conducted handovers lead to
 wrong treatment, delays in medical diagnosis,
life threatening adverse events, increased
 health care expenditure, increased hospital
length of stay and a range of other effects
 that impact on the..
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PATIENT presentation at Nederlandse Vereniging van Ziekenhuizen

Posted on November 8th, 2013 · Posted in Allgemein, apps, CLAS, project info, research, toolbox

This presentation provides an overview of the SIG TEL 4 Health that is located at the CELSTEC institute. We are cooperating with various medical partner organization in European projects on topics like patient safety and patient empowerment. We strongly believe that mobile solutions + semantic and analytic technologies will facilitated..
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The Handover Toolbox: a knowledge exchange and training platform for improving patient care.

Posted on December 17th, 2012 · Posted in project info, toolbox

First article about the development of the HANDOVER toolbox published, here the abstract: Background: Safe and effective patient handovers remain a global organisational and training challenge. Limited evidence supports available handover training programmes. Customisable training is a promising approach to improve the quality and sustainability of handover training and outcomes. Objective: We present a..
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Award for innovative vision on European scale

Posted on December 17th, 2012 · Posted in project info

The PATIENT project received an award for its innovative vision to change medical practice through innovative and new training methods on a European scale.The EU agency esp. granted the approach how the knowledge triangle of education, resea rch, innovation will be applied for patient safety training in undergraduate medical education. PATIENT..
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First article on CLAS App

Posted on December 7th, 2012 · Posted in apps, CLAS

The PATIENT project published first research outcomes of the CLAS App at the International conference on Mobile Learning in Helsinki. One of the core activities of PATIENT is to provide mobile solutions for medical training and practice. In the mLearn paper we introduce the CLAS App, a mobile application to..
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Kickoff Meeting

Posted on October 9th, 2012 · Posted in project info

On 25th of October 2012, the kick-off of the EU project PATIENT took place in Heerlen, The Netherlands. PATIENT aims at innovating medical higher education in the domain of patient safety by combining authentic simulation-based learning approaches with mobile devices. It is expected that the mobile solutions will also affect medical..
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