newsletter - february 14, 2014

Happy Valentines Day Techs!!!

simPORTAL is doing some cool stuff - check out this article and video (sorry I can't embed this) -

A great article on the hiring of simtechs over at - read it here.

And MEdSim's Marty Kauchak provides insights on the rapidly evolving role of simtechs here.

Low Cost and Low Resource Healthcare Simulation, an IMSH Affinity Group, has a new website here -

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center in Southern California will be hosting a Moulage class with Bobbie Merica on April 11, 2014. To signup please visit

A very cool patient simulator hack for a Thoracotomy trainer.

The Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist certification is in development. SSH has made tremendous progress and is wrapping up the practice analysis.  Developing a high-quality and meaningful certification is a lengthy process.  SSH is focused on ensuring that this certification meets the rigorous expectations of certification industry standards in order to serve the healthcare simulation community. More here -