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Using Microlearning Tools as a Key Change Agent in Implementing Best Practice

It astounded me when I found out a number of years ago that it takes on average 18 years to Implement a new piece of evidence in to routine practice. I have spent the last 10 years trying to bend that curve. As anyone who has tried it knows, changing clinical practice and behaviour is hard work – our clinicians are always busy and deliv [...] Read More

Q&A with B. Price Kerfoot, MD EdM: Can Qstream Be Used to Teach New Material?

In a new blog series, Qstream co-founder and Spaced Education expert B. Price Kerfoot MD EdM answers some of the frequently asked questions we receive about how our solution improves knowledge retention and changes behaviors in just minutes a day. Have a question for our expert? Email us at marketing@Qstream.com. Can Qstream be used to t [...] Read More

A Look Inside Professional Development with Qstream at Winchester Medical Center

In this guest blog post, Bethann Mendez, Director of Critical Care at Winchester Medical Center, provides a detailed article describing her experience while implementing Qstream. Beth, a true innovator in her field, sought a cutting-edge solution to support her staff in achieving top patient care in a financially responsible manner. When [...] Read More

Q&A with B. Price Kerfoot, MD EdM: How Long Do the Benefits of Qstream Last?

In a new blog series, Qstream co-founder and Spaced Education expert B. Price Kerfoot MD EdM answers some of the frequently asked questions we receive about how our solution improves knowledge retention and changes behaviors in just minutes a day. Have a question for our expert? Email us at marketing@Qstream.com. How long do the benefits [...] Read More

Harnessing Brain Science to Drive Behavior Change in Healthcare

This blog was originally published in ATD’s Insights and has been posted here with permission. When I first started teaching Harvard medical students, I became despondent over how little of my teaching the students actually retained in the months following my course. I should not have been surprised. It turns out that Harvard medic [...] Read More

Four Considerations for Improving Healthcare Training and Delivery

This blog was originally published in ATD's Insights and has been posted here with permission. In healthcare, job proficiency can have a direct impact on patient experience, safety, and outcomes. From customer service to the CMO, the ability to collect and correctly interpret patient information is critical to making good decisions abo [...] Read More

Qstream Microlearning Platform Recognized as Innovative Digital Solution for Type 2 Diabetes Management

Qstream was honored recently to be recognized with a cash prize of €30,000 (approximately $34,700) as a runners up in the Ascensia Diabetes Challenge, a global innovation competition focused on finding innovative digital solutions to support type 2 diabetes management. It's been an exciting journey and we’re delighted to contribute [...] Read More

Qstream in Practice at the Carrick Institute

In this guest blog, we are honored to feature a story detailing the use of Qstream to reinforce clinical training within the classroom, written by Dr. Frederick R. Carrick, Professor of Neurology and Senior Research Fellow at the Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research in association with University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK [...] Read More

Boost Your Patient Safety Training Program In 3 Minutes a Day

What if clinicians could improve the lives of their patients by engaging in a simple game on their smartphone in just three minutes a day? It’s pretty powerful to think about. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there is a 1 in a million chance of a person being harmed while traveling by plane, and a 1 in 300 chance of [...] Read More

A Guide to Understanding ABIM MOC Requirements: Q&A with CME Outfitters’ Director of Accreditation

Guest Post by Whitney Faler, Director of Accreditation at CME Outfitters. This article originally appeared on the CME Outfitters blog and was reprinted with permission. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and the complexity surrounding the requirements for the various boards under the American Board of Medicine (ABMS) can be diffi [...] Read More

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