New Operate Podcast: Partner at TenOneTen
Startup Fundraising Office Hours for Entrepreneurs [Replay]

UCI's SimRated Impacts Today's Growing Online Education

SimRated Improves Patient Safety with an Online Educational Simulation Program

The UCI startup is tapping into the growing online education market to teach students from high school to medical school basic surgical procedures.  SimRated

It’s no secret the online learning community has exploded to accommodate the pandemic’s massive shift to digital platforms. But SimRated has been ahead of the curve since 2018.

SimRated is a UC Irvine (UCI) startup that provides online simulation training programs for medical procedures with a mission to improve patient safety by effectively training healthcare workers and students to perform these procedures through simulation-based training. Co-founder and CEO Dr. Cameron Ricks, clinical professor of Anesthesiology and director of the Medical Education Simulation Center at UCI’s School of Medicine, and his team have honed the program’s development and are now in revenue, reaching hundreds of students in their path to startup success.

FROM CLASSROOM TO COMPUTER

For over a decade, Ricks has taught anesthesiology and, during his time as the director of the Medical Education Simulation Center, began to realize a potential venture in online simulation training.

“I saw there was an opportunity to increase the number of students that we could influence and were able to train medical procedures by standardizing and putting the training online,” said Ricks. “SimRated allows you to remotely evaluate participants and students in medical procedures on simulators.”

About five years ago, Ricks and his partners, Michael Ma, co-founder and chief technology officer, and Keith Beaulieu, co-founder and chief operations officer, started a conversation about the concept for SimRated. Although the team agreed that it had great potential, they decided to... 

Read the rest of this article at innovation.uci.edu...

WHAT’S YOUR NEWS? - Does your company have articles, events, or announcements to share?

Submit your news, deals, opinions, or job listings here for FREE PUBLICITY.

See the Directory of OC Startups hereJoin the OCSC to get your company listed, too!

AND - Subscribe for FREE OC Startup News here!

OR, WHAT DO YOU THINK?  LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW!

Comments

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)