The 5th Health Care Engineering Systems Symposium was held on September 17, 2018. Learn from experts in the fields for virtual reality, augmented reality and simulation in healthcare education. We are pleased to have our podcast available from the Illinois Innovators Podcast with Mike Koon
Take a moment to visit the new Jump Simulation Center website to find what the center holds for the future of Medicine! Jump Simulation Center
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Please join us in listening to the Podcast from the successful 2nd Illinois Health Data Analytics Summit. Many thanks to Mike Koon from the College of Engineering for his great work.
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The College of Engineering features ‘Internt of Things’ article about HCESC project
We want to thank the UIUC College of Engineering for writing a great article about our research!
New Virtual Intubation Trainer Unveiled at the IMSH Expo
The Health Care Engineering Systems Center (HCESC) from the College of Engineering of the University of Illinois displayed their cutting edge simulators at the International Medical Simulation in Healthcare Conference (IMSH) Expo in partnership with OSF Healthcare, in Los Angeles, CA, January 13-17, 2018.
The Exhibit provided hands-on demonstrations of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Clinical Support Systems, including a VR tracheal intubation simulator and an AR trainer for sepsis care and surgical robot set up. The Exhibit proved very successful with the booth occupied almost non-stop during the entire 3 day show.
HCESC has become the internationally recognized center for advanced simulation, specifically in the development of virtual and physical medical simulators and healthcare robotics.
As the home to Jump ARCHES $62.5 Million endowment, HCESC, in collaboration with Jump Simulation at OSF Healthcare, focuses on creating simulation and educational tools through imaging, health information technology, novel sensors and devices, and human factors engineering.
IMSH is the world’s largest conference dedicated to healthcare simulation learning, research and scholarship, offering 250 sessions in various formats, from large plenary sessions to small, interactive immersive courses. It is also considered to be the educational and networking event for the simulation world.
IMSH provided a diverse audience of 2,800+ physicians, nurses, educators, administrators, center operations directors, technology specialists and other health care providers involved in medical simulation. This event helped HCESC to reach collaborators from industry, institutions and citizen inventors to develop custom simulators leveraging the latest technologies in Artificial Intelligence, VR and AR. The goal of the HCESC partnership with Jump Simulation is to improve healthcare outcomes through advanced simulation.
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Read the Chicago Tribune story about this exciting announcement from the Governor’s office!
Robotic arm will change how medical students learn
Jump collaboration highlighted
Peoria Journal-Star (Peoria, Ill., Aug. 30) – A host of officials in academia, industry, government and the health care sector gathered Tuesday at the Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center in Peoria, where OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine have partnered in areas of health care education, research and innovation. U. of I. President Tim Killeen says the school is “doubling down” on its commitment to enlarge student experiences with a pledge to forge new partnerships, and he brought a contingent of faculty to Peoria to explore strategic alliances with lawmakers and representatives of industry giants such as Caterpillar Inc.
Kesavadas presentation, “Virtual reality in Biomedicine” to be featured at ASME Conference
Thenkurussi “Kesh” Kesavadas, director of Health Care Engineering Systems Center the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will shared his expertise as a featured speaker at the cutting-edge IDETC/CIE Conference and Expo https://www.asme.org/events/idetccie/speakers, sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
“Computer simulation and virtual reality now play a stronger role in healthcare, revolutionizing the way medical professionals provide treatment,” explained Kesavadas, who is also a professor of industrial and enterprise systems engineering at Illinois. “One application of virtual reality is robot-assisted surgery in pediatric cardiac care. Amid this progress, however, is a void in the education and training necessary to prepare caregivers to use simulation tools.”
His presentation, “Virtual reality in Biomedicine,” was delivered on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Charlotte (NC) Convention Center.