Ideas that matter

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

Qstream Helps Innovate Surgery Clerkship for Third Year Medical Students, Improving Final Test Scores for Participants

As we’ve discussed in the past, universities and medical schools are forever looking for new ways to innovate their curriculum, moving beyond traditional, lecture-focused teaching methods while also extending learning beyond the classroom. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with the surgery clerkship director of a medical unive [...] Read More

Will Starbucks Make A $40 Million Training Mistake? The Psychology and Brain Science of Effective Racial Bias Prevention Training

Guest Post by Todd Maddox, Ph.D., Contributing Analyst at Amalgam Insights.  This article originally appeared on the Amalgam Insights blog and was reprinted with permission. By now, I am sure you have heard about the incident at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, where two black men were arrested for waiting for a third man inside the store [...] Read More

The Ascensia Diabetes Challenge: Improving Quality of Life for Patients with Diabetes One Qstream at a Time

Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global medical device company headquartered in Basel, Switzerland that is focused on diabetes. The mission statement of the company is to empower people with diabetes through innovative solutions that improve their lives, with a specific emphasis on changing patient behavior. The company has 1,700 employees, an [...] Read More

Executive Q&A: Qstream CEO, Rich Lanchantin, on Customer Success & the Power of Teamwork

Get to know Qstream's new CEO, Rich Lanchantin! As CEO of Qstream, Rich is responsible for running all facets of the business. He brings a proven management track record and more than 30 years’ experience driving customer success and sales growth in the life sciences and software industries. Q. What attracted you to the role at [...] Read More

Qstream Maximizes Graduate Student Learning at Drake University

“With 2 weeks between each of our classes, there was a great deal of time where learning gains could be lost; however, with Qstream I was able to continually think about the topics we were learning about in class and reinforce my learning to build mastery of concepts and ideas in the course.” The Challenge Graduate stude [...] Read More

“Teacher of the Year”, Dr. Karen Sando, Challenges the Status Quo of Medical Education

Earlier this year, the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy named Dr. Karen Sando as its 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year – an award that acknowledges excellence, innovation and effectiveness in education. In a note to faculty, Dean Julie Johnson, Pharm.D. recognized Dr. Sando for her enthusiasm, approachability and excellence in [...] Read More