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Video Games Meets Surgical Training in Las Vegas

The emergence of virtual simulation training of future surgeons

With all the bad economic news coming out of Nevada, it is easy to miss a healthcare bright spot -- the emergence of virtual simulation training of future surgeons. The Virtual Skills Laboratory at University Medical Center (UMC) has been training residents since December 2008 with advanced simulators, allowing them to get hands-on training before operating on humans.

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More Stories By Camille Schenkel

Camille is a digital change and process management consultant. She has worked for diverse companies, from media (ABC) to multinationals (GE). She has helped companies (both startups and Fortune 500) start their businesses online. The common thread is companies or industries that are going through fundamental change or industry-shifting opportunities. She is currently the Editor of Healthyspacesrx.com, analyzing consumer-driven changes in the health care industry.