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Amplifire Offers Infection Prevention and PPE Shortage Training to Protect Caregivers

BOULDER, Colo., March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplifire today released its Infection Prevention and Control and COVID-19 Essentials – Rapid Refresher course. This new course is designed for frontline caregivers who are fighting to minimize the spread of the outbreak by not acquiring the SARS-CoV-2 virus themselves or transmitting it to others. In contrast to many other training resources that have recently surfaced, this course focuses on known areas of misunderstanding regarding use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), while also directly addressing the consequences of PPE shortages.

2020-07-16T15:22:19+00:00News, Press Release|

Olympus and Amplifire Jointly Develop Digital Learning Platform Aimed at Improving Patient Safety

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., and BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/—Olympus Corporation of the Americas and Amplifire today announced a partnership to improve patient safety with a new digital learning platform designed to improve duodenoscope reprocessing by technicians. The new digital learning platform will be specifically designed for reprocessing the Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope, which is a complex medical endoscope used to perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).

2020-03-23T19:17:46+00:00News, Press Release|

Health Catalyst and Amplifire Healthcare Alliance Unite to Boost Measurable Healthcare Improvements

Salt Lake City, UT—Jan. 30, 2020—Health Catalyst today announced a strategic partnership with Amplifire Healthcare Alliance to use clinical knowledge engineering to accelerate healthcare transformation. This long-term partnership will provide highly-targeted, quality improvement-oriented learning modules on a state-of-the-art learning platform.

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

Learning Versus Performance: An integrative Review

The distinction between learning and performance is crucial because there now exists overwhelming empirical evidence showing that considerable learning can occur in the absence of any performance gains and, conversely, that substantial changes in performance often fail to translate into corresponding changes in learning.

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

Improving Pediatric Sepsis Protocols

Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) has spearheaded a sepsis quality improvement initiative focused on improving early detection and effective management of sepsis. The goal was to use training to support clinicians’ quick, confident, and correct decision-making when pediatric sepsis is or should be suspected.

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|
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