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C. Difficile Case Study

Clostridium difficile is a gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium that causes serious disease ranging from diarrhea to potentially lethal pseudomembranous colitis. The rate of C. difficile infections (CDIs) has been rising steadily since 2000, complicated by the emergence of virulent new strains. One of the major risk factors for development of CDI is exposure to antibiotics, which alter the normal gut flora.

2020-02-11T02:52:21+00:00Case Studies|

Dr. Bryan Bushick Named Amplifire’s General Manager, Healthcare

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 24, 2019 — Amplifire is pleased to announce that Bryan Bushick, MD, MBA, has assumed overall responsibility for the company’s healthcare-related activities. A seasoned executive and consultant, Dr. Bushick brings experience in population health management, IT-enabled innovation, patient safety and organization-wide performance improvement. He joined the senior leadership team earlier this year as the company’s Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer and will retain that role.

2020-02-11T02:52:21+00:00News|

AI and The Future of Learning

AI is incredibly powerful. It can save organizations the laborious task of analyzing curriculum or results just to determine what’s working and what is not. Here are just a few ways that you may see AI applied within online learning experiences. They range from the obvious to the behind the scenes application of Artificial Intelligence within learning software.

2020-02-11T02:52:21+00:00Articles|

Leveraging Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence to Save Lives

A recent article published by Springer Nature shares how an adaptive learning platform harnesses artificial intelligence and the principles of cognitive psychology to find and fill knowledge gaps among clinicians to reduce medical errors. This article summarizes those findings.

Amplifire Meets with World’s Most Prestigious Learning and Memory Experts

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 2 2019 — Amplifire, the proven learning platform that delivers meaningful results for many leading corporate and educational companies, hosted some of the world’s most prominent cognitive psychologists and pedagogical scientists at its annual Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting, July 29–31, 2019. These researchers convened as part of an ongoing effort to apply their findings into scalable technology for the learning and development market.

2020-02-11T02:52:22+00:00News, Press Release|

Dr. Brent James to Chair the Clinical Innovation Advisory Board of the Amplifire Healthcare Alliance

BOULDER, Colo., July 30, 2019 — Amplifire is pleased to announce that Brent James, MD, MStat, will serve as Chairman of the Amplifire Healthcare Alliance Clinical Innovation Advisory Board. Dr. James has long been recognized internationally for his work in clinical quality improvement, patient safety and the infrastructure that underlies successful improvement efforts.

2020-02-11T02:52:22+00:00News, Press Release|

Amplifire Crosses 2 Billion Learner Interaction In Its Adaptive Learning Platform

Boulder, Colo., May 13, 2019 — Amplifire, today announced it has reached more than 2 billion learner interactions in its patented adaptive learning platform. That’s a 9% increase in user interactions from the previous year. The company has also added more than 827,797 unique learners to its platform during this time period. “Reaching 2 Billion learners is a a significant milestone, ” said Nick Hjort , SVP of Product and Development. “Over the past three years, Amplifire has seen learner interactions grow exponentially which reflects that Amplifire continues to be a leader In a crowded education tehnology market.”

2020-02-11T02:52:22+00:00News, Press Release|

In Partnership with Amplifire Healthcare Alliance, Partners Health’s Knowledge Transformation Lab Announces New Approach to Clinician Competency

Boulder, Colo. — March 13, 2019 — Partners has worked with the Amplifire Healthcare Alliance for the past several years to develop clinical knowledge engineering courseware deployed through their adaptive learning platform that provides effective learning and rich analytics. Bob Burgin, CEO of the Amplifire Healthcare Alliance, noted that, “Perfunctory compliance-based training is quickly losing relevance as healthcare systems seek to move forward under new reimbursement models. For clinical areas where there is both a risk of patient harm and financial liability for unreimbursed care, hospitals can no longer afford to deploy obsolete learning methods that do not actually help providers perform at their highest potential.”

2020-02-11T02:52:22+00:00News|
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