Body Interact experiential technology, “it does get real, real quick”: presenting Mr. Michael Ortega, LVN Instructor at RGV College.

«Technology plays an integral role at Rio Grande Valley College. Our simulation room is designed to help students develop the skills they need to become experts in their chosen areas of study.
In this episode of Blue Owl Life we take a glimpse into our simulation room and see how innovation is changing the game at RGV College. Enjoy!»

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ESC Congress 2018: reducing the burden of cardiovascular diseases with the help of Body Interact

The 2018’s edition of the European Society of Cardiology took place in Munich, Germany, and we couldn’t be happier to be part of it!
This was the 3rd most popular event of the history of ESC and it gathered not only the worldwide experts but also the young community of Cardiologists, medical students and interns of Cardiology.

This edition also had the 1st Young National Group Virtual Competition with Body Interact clinical cases: 15 teams, from different countries, have given their best to help our virtual patients. The three runner-up teams were Estonia, Germany, and Italy/Anmco.
“Complimenti squadra Italia!” Congratulations team Italy for winning the free registration for ESC 2019, in Paris.

Outside of the competition sessions, the virtual case area has received many, many visitors, and our crew has always been very busy. Between clinical discussions, networking, and selfies with our Body Interact table, the joyful atmosphere was a constant.

Huge thank you to all the attendees who have visited us at the ESC Plaza, and to all the ESC team and staff that supported us. Once again, it was a pleasure to work with you. We are looking forward to meet you all next year, in France!

Body Interact has more than 300 health conditions available

If you are looking for an experiential technology to advance your teaching, you should try Body Interact.
Besides being user-friendly, Body Interact uses virtual patients who are very close to real patients. Did you know we have several health conditions available?
Depending of your choice scenario, you will face health challenges which, depending on your action, may deteriorate to new health issues.

Body Interact includes more than 300 health conditions, from a simple fever to a cardiac arrest, or from a pulmonary embolism to a septic shock due to aortic valve endocarditis, for example. Becoming a caregiver is also facing hard situations, so count on us to empower your clinical reasoning skills, training, and self-confidence!

If you are an educator/provider and you would like to receive more details about Body Interact, talk to us.

Center for simulation training of Ternopil State Medical University: Body Interact as a digital learning tool for clinical education

The center for simulation training of Ternopil State Medical University (TSMU) has introduced Body Interact into their educational curricula as a digital learning tool. For the first time in Ukraine, the students of this institution are able to gain practical experience in medicine, when using the virtual patients of Body Interact.

It is an honor to be part of the educational project of TSMU!

Body Interact: get ready for our virtual trauma scenarios!

Every day around the world, in a matter of seconds, an event can happen and someone becomes a victim of a car accident, a gunshot, an assault with violence, a fall from a big height, etc.
The impact of any of these situations can include wounds, cuts, fractures, burnt, severe injuries, and of course pain.

To give a hand to the training and clinical education of the health professionals who deal with this type of conditions in real life, Body Interact has prepared a new set of patients, with multiple injuries of different natures: the Trauma virtual patients.

Get ready for an exciting new clinical adventure using Body Interact and stay stunned for the coming chapters!

Body Interact has several patient models available

New or old, slim or fat, male or female, adult or child.
Body Interact scenarios present not only several health conditions but also several patient models.

Our Standard Library, includes scenarios from different difficulty levels and medical categories, with a big range of patient models that are already designed.
But, when creating a new clinical scenario on BI Editor, you can customize your patient’s color of the hair, skin, and eyes; if he/she will be overweight or not; what is his/hers height and age.

If you would like to know more details, or simply to have a trial account to explore Body Interact in the comfort of your home or working spot, schedule a demo with our team.

High Schools and Colleges are rapidly moving further on the clinical education curricula

Education matters in every field and level. And when we’re talking about healthcare professions, it is very important to provide the best basis to the future caregivers.

Rio Grande Valley has made an example by adopting the latest technologies to improve clinical education and experience, “We have been using the Body Interact software for about 2 months now and have seen it be very beneficial to our students.” (March 2018), M. Ortega, LVN Instructor at Rio Grande Valley College

If you are an educator on a community college or high school, and are looking to improve your students’ education, talk to us!
Body Interact has a standard library of clinical education scenarios with different difficulty levels that suits the needs of your students’ community.

Not sure about this?
No worries. We can put you in contact with some of the end-users that are already using Body Interact as a tool to empower knowledge and training.

Improving patient safety using Body Interact on Nursing Simulation

Early this month, Toronto, Canada, has received the conference of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL).
INACSL is a global leader in transforming practice to improve patient safety through excellence in healthcare simulation.

Body Interact team has attended this event that gathers not only the newest innovations in simulation but also the opportunity to network with nurses, educators and experts, from several parts of the globe.

Once again it was a pleasure to participate, we hope to see you all next year, at Phoenix, AZ!

Body Interact has a new user interface

At Body Interact Inc. we are always trying to step it up and go further.
Thinking about our end-users, our latest version has launched some new usability features.
We believe it will be even easier to navigate between menus, or to move away medical objects, lab tests and exams.

If you would like to give it a try, schedule a demo.
We will gladly give you a complete tour!

Heart Failure 2018: “classical repertoire, modern instruments” like Body Interact

During these sunny days, the city of Vienna, in Austria, has hosted the Heart Failure 2018’s edition under the theme “classical repertoire, modern instruments”.

Once again this event, promoted by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), has integrated Body Interact as an innovative educational technology tool available, for all attendees, in the Virtual Case Area.

Heart Failure is the world’s leading event, for experts in cardiology, to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure.
Body Interact’s cardiology scenarios were featured in several sessions presented by ESC members and were the starting point for great clinical discussions that gathered not only knowledge and expertise, but also teamwork and networking among all attendees.
Thanks to all that visited us, we hope to see you again in a near future!

Our special acknowledgement to Dr. Baudry,  Dr. Flammer, Dr. Fraczek-Jucha, Dr. Grapsa, Dr. Tolppanen, Dr. Vergaro, and to the ESC team and staff.
It was a pleasure to see you and to work with you again!