CAE Healthcare announced the launch of its VIMEDIX Women's Health obstetrical ultrasound simulator on the eve of the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), the world's largest annual conference dedicated to healthcare simulation. CAE's VIMEDIX Women's Health is the only obstetrical ultrasound simulator with a 3-D, augmented reality view of fetal and maternal anatomy that can be observed during scanning next to a real-time, simulated ultrasound image.
"CAE Healthcare's VIMEDIX Women's Health will help speed the training of physicians and sonographers who perform prenatal ultrasound examinations to assess fetal health and diagnose abnormalities," said Dr. Robert Amyot, CAE Healthcare's Chief Medical Officer. "The use of ultrasound in medicine is growing at a rapid pace, and we are continuing to develop simulation training tools to facilitate the widespread adoption of this technology."
The VIMEDIX simulator will allow learners to gain imaging proficiency and be exposed to a range of ultrasound scenarios and pathologies before they scan a real patient. VIMEDIX Women's Health offers the convenience of both instructor-led and self-directed learning, so users can practice challenging ultrasound skills when they want, where they want.
VIMEDIX Women's Health is the newest addition to the VIMEDIX product line, which offers transthoracic (TTE), transesophageal (TEE) and abdominal ultrasound exams with a broad range of patient cases to improve learners' understanding of anatomy, ultrasound imaging acquisition and interpretation.
About CAE Healthcare
CAE Healthcare offers cutting-edge learning solutions to healthcare students and professionals, allowing them to develop practical experience through risk-free simulation training before treating real patients. CAE Healthcare's full spectrum of simulation solutions includes surgical and imaging simulation, center management and highly realistic adult, pediatric and baby patient simulators. Today, approximately 7,000 CAE Healthcare simulators are in use worldwide by medical schools, nursing schools, hospitals, defense forces and other entities. www.caehealthcare.com
CAE (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) is a global leader in modeling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defense. The company employs approximately 8,000 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in approximately 30 countries. CAE offers civil aviation, military, and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crewmembers yearly. In addition, the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy offers training to aspiring pilot cadets in 11 CAE-operated flight schools. CAE's business is diversified, ranging from the sale of simulation products to providing comprehensive services such as training and aviation services, integrated enterprise solutions, in-service support and crew sourcing. The company applies simulation expertise and operational experience to help customers enhance safety, improve efficiency, maintain readiness and solve challenging problems. CAE is leveraging its simulation capabilities in new markets such as healthcare and mining. www.cae.com
High-resolution photos of CAE Healthcare's VIMEDIX Women's Health obstetrical ultrasound simulator are available on www.cae.com/photos
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