Tag Archives: Training

How the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for social media training in medical education 

We are living in profoundly confusing times. Even as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, the endless stream of mixed messages from government officials results in vast interpretations of what one can and cannot do during a pandemic. Although we have been advised by the CDC to socially distance, wear masks, and stay… Read More »

New hires at Amazon PillPack do ’empathy training’ by sorting pills while wearing bulky gloves

PillPack has an “empathy training” as part of its new hire orientation Christina Farr, CNBC “So the cat is dead,” said Rachel Sandler, a new hire at Amazon-owned PillPack, as a pill-shaped candy rolled onto the floor. Sandler was in the midst of the company’s new hire orientation at its Somerville, Mass., offices in early… Read More »

VA starts training program for new Cerner EHR system

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to ensure that VA personnel are properly trained to support the agency’s 10-year Electronic Health Record Modernization initiative. Under the newly launched VA Innovative Technology Advancement Lab (VITAL) training program, the agency has selected 76 initial trainees for advanced training; they will support continuous performance improvement and seek to… Read More »