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EMS to Offer 3D Virtual Patient Training Platform

Education Management Solutions (EMS), a leading global simulation management technology company, today announced it has signed a U.S. distribution agreement with Take the Wind for Body Interact™. This advanced 3D digital interactive, multi-touch, virtual patient simulator delivers case content for healthcare training and professional certification. The product has been showcased in partnership with the American College of Cardiology at the ACC.15 conference.

Recent research states that the global virtual patient simulation market will reach $508.7 million by the year 2019 at a CAGR of 21.1% over the period of 2014 to 2019.

"We are very excited to partner with Take the Wind to bring Body Interact to the U.S. market,” says Anurag Singh, President and CEO, EMS. "Not only does Body Interact complement our existing portfolio of products, this agreement demonstrates our commitment to bring innovative products to market which offer better training options to healthcare practitioners and medical and nursing students, leading to improved care for their patients."

“We care about promoting high performance achievement in healthcare providers. With this synergistic partnership with EMS, we want to accelerate the market adoption of more efficient and breakthrough simulation technology in medical, nursing, and paramedic education. We think this can be a game changer for our industry, improving the quality of clinical decisions and reducing medical errors,” says Pedro Pinto, CEO of Take the Wind.

Body Interact will be on display at the EMS booth #200 at the annual INACSL Conference in Atlanta, GA from June 10-13. The conference is a leading forum for nurse educators, researchers, nurse managers, and staff development professionals. Body Interact helps to accelerate critical thinking and clinical decision-making for acute care. The platform can be configured for hosted web access (24/7), multi-touch tabletops, large venue projector screens, and iPads/tablets through an app for mobile users.

About Education Management Solutions, LLC (EMS) (www.SIMULATIONiQ.com)

EMS is an industry pioneer in simulation-based solutions for healthcare training environments ranging from clinical simulation management software and hardware, to counselor education, case authoring and virtual patient training. Working alongside subject matter experts, EMS serves as the driving force behind numerous consumer-centered innovations that continue to move the clinical simulation market forward with breakthrough technologies.

As the leader in simulation management technology since its founding in 1994, EMS offers complete turnkey solutions that include integrated software and hardware, design and planning, engineering, configuration, installation, training, file backup, cloud-based eLearning, and support. Visit http://www.SIMULATIONiQ.com for more information. Follow EMS on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SIMULATIONIQ; LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/education-management-solutions; and Twitter https://twitter.com/SIMULATIONiQ.

About Take the Wind, Lda. (TTW) (www.takethewind.com)

Founded in 2008, TTW is an award-winning European company that creates smart digital health solutions and content for medical training, shared decision aids, and patient empowerment. With an innovative approach combining science, design, and breakthrough interactive technology, Take the Wind’s products have enabled better healthcare outcomes and improved clinical effectiveness at the Mayo Clinic and other reference organizations. Body Interact has also been early-adopted by several leading pharmaceutical companies and healthcare education institutions, including the American College of Cardiology, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Toronto.

Visit http://www.bodyinteract.com for more product information. Follow Body Interact on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BodyInteract. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/take-the-wind.

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