Part 4: Do All Medical Demonstration Models Need to Represent Anatomy?

Built For the Job Today, we arrive at the fourth and final installment of our series that aims to answer the question, “Do all medical demonstration models need to represent anatomy?” (Spoiler: The answer is no).  In the first three articles of the series, we discussed how and why device replicas are used, how medical […]

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Part 3: Do All Medical Demonstration Models Need to Represent Anatomy?

The Fortress in Devicia: A Fairytale with a Lesson for Today It’s a magical time of year, and we could all use a little more magic in our lives. If you’ve read the previous two “Ask Allison” posts, you know we have embarked on a four-part series to answer the question, “Do all medical demonstration […]

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Part 2: Do All Medical Demonstration Models Need to Represent Anatomy?

The “Gamification” of Skills Training The ability for clinicians to practice and perfect the skills necessary to enhance and save lives is undeniably crucial. Having the right tools to accomplish that necessity is the first step.  What if those tools are not just effective but also fun, memorable, and engaging? What if they can surprise […]

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Part 1: Do All Medical Demonstration Models Need to Represent Anatomy?

If you’ve read any of the previous Ask Allison posts, you know that medical demonstration models are made to tell a story. As the name suggests, the stories these models tell involve some component of medicine. This can be anything from a widespread “30,000-foot view” to an intricate detail of a microscopic procedure. Based on […]

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Will My Model Be Clinically Accurate?

“Can you make my model clinically accurate?” It’s the one question that we hear more than any other. As simple as the question seems, the answer is the same annoying answer as many others you find in science and medicine: it depends. Getting the story straight The reason the answer is not as straightforward as […]

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What is Our Most Interesting Story?

What is the most interesting story you’ve helped your clients tell through a custom model?   If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a customized model is worth a million. If all that was necessary to tell the story of your medical device was a general replica of what human anatomy looks like, […]

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