Discovery Machine RESITE; Suite 1.1 Available Now – Simulation Authoring to Mobile, the Cloud, and Your LMS

Williamsport, PA (September 6th, 2016) – Discovery Machine, Inc. has launched the latest version of its simulation authoring solution, the RESITE® Suite, which increases deployment options across your enterprise. With this release, instructors can now create and deploy immersive training simulations in a variety of formats including Learning Management Systems (LMS), cloud, PC, and mobile. [...]

4 Challenges to Recreating Experience in Virtual Sim

Transforming expertise into a virtual simulation for training purposes is challenging. The end goal is to create scenarios for trainees that replicate the experiences experts find most instructive. To get to this point, however, is often not straightforward. Below are four important things to keep in mind when creating virtual simulations and a few tips I [...]

DMI and Pierpont Present New Training Approach using Simulation

Discovery Machine and Pierpont Community and Technical College, have joined forces to push the boundaries of conventional education by embracing simulation in curriculum development. On March 16th, 2016 Discovery Machine, along with Pierpont, presented a new training approach to the EQT Foundation. The presentation highlighted how simulation can enhance training curriculum and better-prepare today’s workforce [...]

Behavioral Realism trumps Graphical Realism

The key to any simulation for training is getting the trainee to suspend disbelief. Whether the simulation is live role playing, high fidelity simulation, or virtual simulation, the trainee must engage in the scenario to get the highest training value. In the military, the term used is "sweaty palms and white knuckles". If the trainee [...]

March 17th, 2016|decision-making, online training, simulation, training|

5 Ways to Avoid Cognitive Overload with Virtual Simulation

Properly educating your workforce is essential to maintaining their overall effectiveness. Faced with reduced budgets and increased workplace demands, training staffs are looking for dynamic, cost-effective approaches to engaging employees, be it through sharepoint calendar overlay options or through integrated phone services, or any other kind of options on the market. Knowledge transfer using simulations [...]

Empower Novices to Prioritize and Decide

The constant change and improvements in medical care creates a significant challenge. How healthcare providers make decisions and prioritize is evolving and improving at a rapid pace. New medical technology, procedures, communication best practices, insurance rules, and reporting requirements demand change in how people provide healthcare. The role of staff is critical to the transformation [...]

Digital Doctors and Nurses Accelerate Onboarding

Onboarding new hires in a healthcare environment is intense. Anyone who is in the process of starting a home health care business will be fully aware of how challenging this can be. So don't panic! The whole process can leave you feeling very disenfranchised and out of touch with your own healthcare business. These are [...]

The Evolving Role of the Digital Doctor in Healthcare Training

Like it or not, the digital doctor is here to stay. In this case, we mean in healthcare training simulations. For years now, medical training and simulation has been evolving at a tremendous pace. The same can be said for first aid training for non-medical professionals, where companies like Mississauga Coast2Coast have advanced rapidly. Medical [...]