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Qstream Research Studies

Numerous, peer-reviewed clinical trials have been to conducted to test the effectiveness of spaced education and Qstream. These rigorous clinical trials show that Qstream significantly improves knowledge retention, on-the-job performance, and user engagement.

Now is the Future of Workplace Learning How Artificial Intelligence and Analytics Disrupt How We Learn and Impact Business

Great learning experiences don’t always equal great outcomes. So, what is the real problem with workplace learning? Hint: it’s not content. At Providence St. Joseph Health, the L&D team describes the need to transform their programs to provide a more learner-centric experience. This new research brief follows the journey from identifying key challenges in today’s approach to workplace learning, to finding unique, innovative solutions that improve career development strategies and save the organization millions of dollars annually.

5 Ways Microlearning Boosts Healthcare Training

Discover the five key aspects of microlearning that can positively affect healthcare professionals.

Reduce Clinical Trial Risk and Cost with Mobile Microlearning

Download this product sheet to learn how Qstream’s microlearning solution surfaces knowledge gaps of site monitors and clinical trial teams for remediation to reduce training cost and mitigate risk.

Analyst Insight | Leveraging Psychology and Brain Science to Optimize Retention and Behavior Change

This paper from leading learning analyst at Amalgam Insights, Todd Maddox, Ph.D.reviews Qstream’s mobile solution in the context of three defined learning systems in the brain.

Qstream for Healthcare Leaders

Qstream is widely used for professional healthcare education by some of the world’s top medical centers and healthcare leaders on a range of topics, including patient safety, infection control, emergency medicine, palliative care and advanced life support.

Qstream Starter Services

Our 90-day Starter Services Pack puts you on the fast path to success with Qstream. Services include project planning, implementation, launch, admin training, dedicated account manager and end-user support.


Recorded Webcast: 3 Proven Ways to Impact the Future of Workplace Learning – High ROI, Data Informed Managers, Engaged Learners

Learning professionals face an uncomfortable truth about today’s workplace learning. The way learning is deployed doesn’t frequently achieve the results you want because:

– Executives grapple with tight budgets and proving the ROI of their learning programs
– Managers struggle identifying who on their team needs what specific support
– Learners feel their development needs aren’t being met – which is a top reason they leave

In order to create a successful learning culture for the future with high performing teams requires behavior change on all levels: from executives to managers to the learners themselves.

In this on-demand webcast, hear Darci Hall, Chief Learning Officer, and Johnny Hamilton, Senior Design and Innovation Consultant, at Providence St. Joseph Health as they share their journey from curiosity to pilot to enterprise launch. On their path, they’ve:

– Slashed high training implementation costs
– Provided real-time, actionable analytics to managers
– Demonstrated increased learner engagement and proficiency

Watch Now!

Recorded Webcast: Exploring the Future of Workplace Learning – How Frontline Managers Can Deliver on Strategy with Actionable Learning Analytics

For many large organizations, settling for traditional approaches to workplace learning is costing them: time, money, and their most valuable asset – people. At Providence St. Joseph Health, the Learning and Development team provides award-winning learning content to their workforce. However, despite this fact, they acknowledged user engagement remained low. In order to boost learner engagement, PSJH recognized the need to transform the landscape of learning within their organization.

In this recorded webcast Johnny Hamilton, Senior Learning Designer and Innovation Consultant at Providence St. Joseph Health leads an interactive discussion on key challenges in today’s approach to workplace learning. Additionally, he expands upon the unconsidered needs of the learner, the designer, and the business, focusing on how to utilize analytics within learning programs to solve the real learning pain of your organization. Watch Now

Recorded Webcast: Leveraging Psychology and Brain Science to Optimize Retention and Behavior Change

This must-see on-demand webcast for learning and enablement leaders deep dives into the psychology of corporate learning with learning scientist Todd Maddox. He is joined by spaced education pioneer and Qstream co-founder Dr. B. Price Kerfoot, who describes how brain science, together with technology, can change behavior. Watch Now!

Recorded Webcast: My Journey in Health Education and Qstream with Professor Tim Shaw

During this on-demand webcast, Tim Shaw, Professor of eHealth and Director of the Research in Implementation Science and eHealth Group (RISe) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney, describes his journey in health education over the years while using Qstream in a variety of programs. Tim’s current focus is on how we use health data to impact clinical decision making, quality improvement and professional development. Watch Now!

Recorded Webcast: A Look Inside Professional Development with Qstream at Winchester Medical Center

In this on-demand webcast, Bethann Mendez, Director of Critical Care at Virginia-based Winchester Medical Center, describes her experience implementing Qstream with a team of 150 critical care nurses to achieve safe, high-quality patient care effectively and affordably. As a true innovator in her field, Bethann sought a cutting-edge solution to support her staff in achieving top patient care in a financially responsible manner. When current methods of education and training, including formal didactic, after shift in-servicing, and LMS module completion fell short, Bethann turned to Qstream for a unique alternative. Watch Now!

Recorded Webcast: Qstream Clinically Proven to Improve Nurses’ Atrial Fibrillation and Anticoagulation Knowledge by 54%

In this on-demand webcast, lead author Dr. Caleb Ferguson reviews the results of a new clinical research study that demonstrate significant, measurable improvements in both knowledge and behaviors among participating nurses. The research study included nurses employed in four clinical specialities (neuroscience, stroke, rehabilitation, and cardiology) across three Australian acute care hospitals in metropolitan Sydney over a six-week period. Published in the European Journal for Cardiovascular Nursingthe study reported a significant fifty-four percent mean improvement in knowledge of atrial fibrillation (AF) and anticoagulation among participants.

Recorded Webcast – The Learning Science of Situational Awareness and Patient Safety: Leveraging Psychology and Brain Science to Optimize Retention and Behavior Change

During this live event, Todd Maddox of Amalgam Insights explores the psychology and brain science behind patient safety training, specifically focusing on the challenges faced in optimally training the “what”, “feel” and “how” learning systems in the brain that mediate situational awareness. Rich Lanchantin, CEO of Qstream also discusses how spaced, scenario-based training is critical to situational awareness training, and how the Qstream platform effectively recruits the “what”, “feel” and “how” systems in the brain.

Recorded Webcast – Improve the Success of Your Patient Safety Training Program

During this webcast, our speakers, Harvard Medical Professor Dr. B. Price Kerfoot and Qstream CEO Rich Lanchantin, discuss how spaced education is applied to patient safety and quality improvement programs based on rigorous clinical trials, scientific advances in medical knowledge retention, and the impact of mobile and gamified approaches on behavior change. Learn five innovative ways to gain measurable insights into the success of your training initiatives, allowing quality assurance and safety leaders to mitigate risk and meet the highest standards of patient safety.

Recorded Webcast – The Psychology of Hard vs. Soft Skills Training: What Brain Science Can Teach Us About Learning for Retention & Behavior Change

Training and enablement pros often talk about the differences between “hard” and “soft” skills development, but struggle to translate those distinctions into practice when it comes to actual execution of their programs. While both hard and soft skills are critical for a diversity of roles, the process of learning and adopting them successfully is distinctly unique, and requires different approaches for design, delivery and reinforcement. During this session, our speakers, Todd Maddox of Amalgam Insights and Qstream CEO Rich Lanchantin, tackle this challenge through the lens of brain science, and discuss both the cognitive and behavioral systems at play. 

Customer Stories

ABSITE Quest: Transforming How Busy Surgery Residents Retain Knowledge and Master In-Service Training Examination

Jason Weinberger, trauma surgeon and founder of ABSITE Quest, partnered with Qstream, a microlearning pioneer to develop an innovative approach to exam preparation. The result is ABSITE Quest, a program that delivers continuous learning and knowledge retention for successfully mastering critical exam curriculum to general surgery residents.

PSJH Uses Qstream to Boost Learner Engagement and Save Millions of Dollars on Compliance Training

Is your organization settling for traditional approaches to workplace learning? In this customer story, read how the L&D team at Providence St. Joseph Health transformed the landscape of learning within their organization in order to boost learner engagement, improve knowledge retention and increase proficiency of their caregivers.

Qstream Helps Leading Sydney Hospital Improve Individual Proficiency of Junior Medical Officers by 350%

In this success story, discover how one leading Sydney hospital launched a microlearning research program to help improve the ongoing medication prescription and adult life-saving education of its Junior Medical Officers.

University of Florida College of Pharmacy

At the UF College of Pharmacy, clinical assistant professor Dr. Sando developed a Qstream program for first-year students covering the Top 200 cardiovascular system drugs, the most common medicines that students would encounter in Top Pharmacy School Uses. As a result, 13 of the 15 scenario-based challenges achieved statistically significant proficiency increases, with overall proficiency improving 19%.

Avanir Pharmaceuticals

Using Qstream’s SaaS, mobile-first platform, Avanir increased Medical Science Liaison (MSL) proficiency on key topics encompassing products, clinical trials, and related neurological conditions, successfully driving long-term knowledge retention of the critical scientific data required for value-added physician conversations.

Global Biopharmaceutical Leader Reduces Clinical Trial Risks by Improving Site Monitor Proficiency for RBM

In this customer success story, discover how challenge-based learning scenarios enabled the clinical operations team at one of the largest biopharmaceutical companies in the world to integrate critical thinking skills and improve RBM practices.

Women’s and Children’s Hospital

In 2015, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, the leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions in South Australia, deployed Qstream’s award-winning mobile knowledge reinforcement solution with 140 junior medical officers, aimed at helping them retain and apply important knowledge on pediatric medicine and pediatric surgery.

Inova Fairfax Medical Center

A Level 1 trauma center, IFMC deployed Qstream at its new Advanced Surgical Technology and Education Center to improve patient safety through technology with surgeons, nurses, anesthetists and surgical residents. Qstream helps them keep staff current in critical OR safety domains, including universal protocols and fire safety, and help its surgical residents to perform better on the national SCORE curriculum and the companion ABSITE surgical skills exam.

VA Healthcare System Boston

Developed at VA Boston, the Qstream Online Game is a collaborative mobile learning competition based on a simple system of questions and answers. Of the 267 VA nurses that participated, 97% (259) answered one or more questions and 87% (233) answered all 22 questions. On a final survey, 90% of the nurses requested to receive other VA mandatory training via Qstream.

Baylor College of Medicine

At Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), rotations in clinical subspecialities present information that frequently isn’t reviewed again until after residents move on to the next rotation. Yet this knowledge must be fully retained and kept top of mind to be used in clinical settings – most often when residents least expect it. Qstream helped clinical residents do that.

Houston Methodist Hospital

Delirium in the elderly often goes unrecognized. Some 14%-24% of hospitalized patients over the age of 70 have the condition at the time of hospital admission, with greater than 54% incidence in the general hospital population. Using Qstream, Houston Methodist Hospital improved the ability of its clinicians to recognize and act on this under-diagnosed condition.

Charles Darwin University

With nearly 99% student satisfaction ratings in post-semester surveys, Qstream’s mobile platform helped Charles Darwin University, one of Australia’s top research universities, to successfully transform its Anatomy and Physiology curriculum.

Mercy Hospice | Calvary Mater Newcastle

For this Australian teaching hospital, Qstream is an integral part of their 5th year medical program and a requirement for end of year assessment. As the curriculum becomes more crowded and opportunities for traditional bedside teaching become limited, the need for mobile learning solutions that reinforce critical practices is a priority for universities like this one.

Videos & Infographics

Qstream Microlearning Solution Selected by Concussion Legacy Foundation to Support CLF Media Project

Concussion Legacy Foundation partnered with Qstream, an interactive microlearning platform, to develop a test that presents scenario-based questions to confirm media professionals are educated on the proper medical management protocols for concussions, and use the right terminology, to continue covering concussions the right way.

The Efficacy of a Gamification Platform on the Professional Development of Different Generations of Critical Care Nurses

The adoption of microlearning and gamification platforms can strengthen your educational approaches, despite the age of the learner.

Future Health Interview with B. Price Kerfoot

Watch this 5 minute video interview as Qstream Co-founder Dr. Price Kerfoot describes how his research is helping innovate healthcare education for a new mobile generation.

Fast, Effective Healthcare Education for the New, Mobile Generation

Developed at Harvard Medical School, Qstream combines mobile, science and gamification in a powerfully simple solution that’s helping today’s healthcare leaders reinforce the knowledge and skills that matter most.

Qstream User Experience

Qstream is a fast, effective way for today’s busy clinicians to acquire and retain the critical information and skills they need by playing a game in just minutes a day on any mobile device. Watch this short video to learn how Qstream works.


Webcast: Innovation in Diversity Training – Using Microlearning to Engage Employees to Drive Behavioral Change

October 16 | 2pm ET / 11am PT