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August 3, 2018   (Back to top)

A Driving Passion: The Humvee Project

Chuck Miller, founder and CEO of KbPort™, along with KbPort™ partner Greg Angell, acquired two military surplus-grade Humvees®, and decided to restore and convert them into learning platforms to showcase the design and engineering talents of their company.

With KbPort LLC’s past experience in modifying real ambulances, mock ambulances, medical training trailers, and other simulation vehicles, they took on the challenge, enlisting the help of A.W. Beattie Career Center.

A Driving Passion: The Humvee® Project provides a narrative of this journey and is featured in the current issue of Hampton Magazine. Visit HamptonMagazine.org to access the latest issue, or view the Summer 2018 Issue of Hampton Magazine on Issuu.

© 2018 Hampton Magazine. All rights reserved.

Humvee® is a registered trademark of AM General LLC


April 13, 2018   (Back to top)

2018 OLN Nursing Education Summit

2018 Ohio League for Nursing Education Summit

KbPort™ education consultant, Wendeline Grbach, MSN, RN, CLNC, attended the Ohio League for Nursing Education Summit (OLN) on April 5-6, 2018, at Dublin Embassy Suites, in Columbus, Ohio. OLN brought together 170 attendees and 24 venders to discuss up-and-coming nursing education and practice in a digital world.

Wendy focused on KbPort™ PharmTech and MedAdmin products, including SimCartRx™, that work cohesively with SimEMR®, our simulated electronic medical record system, to create the most advanced, realistic, and high-fidelity solution for nursing education. She also discussed KbPort™ Professional Services, including Installation Project Management and Lab Design Services, in which we build simulation labs from the ground up.

Congratulations to Sarah O’Brien, from Ohio University, our wine basket winner at OLN 2018!
Thanks to all who visited our KbPort™ booth.

 


March 6, 2018   (Back to top)

Mid-South NEI Conference Concludes

The first Annual Mid-South NEI Conference was a Success!

The premier Mid-South Nurse Educator Institute Conference at The Peabody Memphis, in Memphis Tennessee, illuminated the latest teaching and learning strategies for continued learner success. Speaker Donna Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF; discussed ways to develop, implement, and evaluate concept-based curricula, while Michele Deck, RN, BSN, MED, LCCE, FACCE; explored creative teaching strategies that utilize technology to engage learners.

The KbPort™ Simplicity™ solution, adds an invaluable, true-to-life dimension to simulation-based learning, proving using technology to engage learners ensures the upmost learner success.


March 4, 2018   (Back to top)

2018 Memphis Nurse Educator Institute

Join the KbPort™ team March 4-6, 2018, at The Peabody Memphis, in Memphis Tennessee for the 1st annual Mid-South Nurse Educator Institute (NEI) Conference. The NEI event in Memphis is focused on best practices in nursing education to ensure continued learner success. Designed to provide the latest information on successful teaching and learning strategies, NEI welcomes educators from all practice settings.

Learn how KbPort™ products, such as SimCartRx™ Elite, SimCabRx™, and BioFusion™ add an invaluable, true-to-life dimension to simulation-based learning for the highest fidelity educational experience possible. Please stop by and see our powerful and scalable recording and debriefing system, ETC FusionHD™.


January 15, 2018   (Back to top)

IMSH 2018 Underway!

The KbPort™ Team demonstrates the capabilities of our new products and features in Booth #125 at IMSH 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Stop by our booth (#125) and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution including: Fusion Kiosk™ (our advanced kiosk check-in system), BioFusion™ (our integrated solution for measuring and capturing physiologic responses to simulation-based education), KbPort™ Simplicity™ Medication Dispensing Solutions (SimCartRx™ and SimCabRx™) and more!

Visit KbPort™ at Booth #125!


January 13, 2018   (Back to top)

IMSH 2018 – Load-in Day

The KbPort™ Team is setting up on Load-In Day at IMSH 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Stop by our booth (#125) and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution and our new ETC FusionHD™ Version 6.5 features!

Visit KbPort™ at Booth #125!


September 5, 2017   (Back to top)

SimCartRx™ Improves Medication Administration

Improve bedside medication administration education with Kbport™ SimCartRx™, the highest fidelity, mobile medication workstation solution on the market.

SimCartRx™ enables educators to more effectively simulate medication administration work flows while promoting safety and best practices.

Watch our product video to learn more.


August 1, 2017   (Back to top)

2017 SimGHOSTS Conference

Join hundreds of Simulation Champions from around the world at the 2017 annual SimGHOSTS hands-on training events! The “Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists” which will be operating its seventh year as a US-based non-profit 501(c)3 organization based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. SimGHOSTS has worked with Simulation Champion Dr. Amar Patel to bring the 2017 USA event on August 1st-4th to the WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning in Raleigh, North Carolina!

Visit KbPort at our booth, or join us at 4:45 in 4/Atrium as Sukhtej Dhingra, PhD provides an in-depth look at 4K video and its impacts on simulation.

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June 5, 2017   (Back to top)

2017 ASPE Annual Conference

KbPort™ is currently exhibiting at the 2017 ASPE Annual Conference.

The Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) 2017 Annual Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, June 4-7, 2017, attracts educators and clinicians from around the world and offers an exceptional opportunity to showcase the breadth of the field. Created by educators who work primarily with simulated patients in the medical field, ASPE now embraces all human simulation from any field.

Please stop by our booth and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution.


May 31, 2017   (Back to top)

EOL Notice – SimEMR® Version 1

This End-of-Life (EOL) notice serves as formal communication of KbPort LLC’s intent to end the life of KbPort™ SimEMR® application, Version 1. Current customers using SimEMR® will have option to transition to SimEMR® Version 2, the newly enhanced and redeveloped product. Please contact your sales representative to discuss your upgrade path.

EOL Title: EOL Notice for SimEMR®, Version 1
EOL Notification Date: 5/31/2017
EOL Effective Date: March 1, 2018

Product technical support will continue to be provided for any units purchased for up to the end of life date.

For more information please contact your KbPort™ representative via email at sales@kbport.com or via phone at 412/487.4663.


May 31, 2017   (Back to top)

EOL Notice – SLC for AccessPoint and SecureRx

This End-of-Life (EOL) notice serves as formal communication of KbPort LLC’s intent to end the life of KbPort SimLabConnect (“SLC”) application for use with AccessPoint and SecureRx medication dispensing carts. Please contact your KbPort sales representative to discuss your upgrade path.

EOL Title: EOL Notice for SLC for AccessPoint™ and SecureRx™ Carts
EOL Notification Date: 05/31/2017
EOL Effective Date: March 1, 2018

Product technical support will continue to be provided for any units purchased for up to the end of life date.

For more information please contact your KbPort representative via email at sales@kbport.com or via phone at 412/487.4663.


April 7, 2017   (Back to top)

USM College of Nursing Specialist Earns Elite Simulation Certification

Xavier L. Agee, simulation & IT specialist in The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Nursing, has earned unique distinction as the state’s only Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS). Read the full article for Xavier Agee’s CHSOS Certification here

Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) certification requirements consist of applicants showing a minimum of two years work experience in a healthcare simulation operations role, focused simulation expertise, active participation in healthcare simulation in an operations role, a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and succesful completion of the CHSOS certified exam. Read more about CHSOS Certification here

KbPort™ congratulates Xavier Agee on achieving CHSOS Certification and on demonstrating excellence in bridging the gap between technology and nursing education. As part of the center’s commitment to excellence in clinical simulation, University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing uses KbPort’s highly-scalable Simplicity™ solution for recording, debriefing, and simulation center management. Learn more about KbPort™ Simplicity™ here.


February 20, 2017   (Back to top)

SimCartRx at HIMSS17

Greg Angell at #HIMSS17 with SimCartRx. HIMSS kicked off today in Orlando’s Orange County Convemtion Center. HIMSS, the largest healthcare IT conference in the United States, brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.

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January 31, 2017   (Back to top)

Congratulations Baptist Health!

Congratulations Barbara Ratliff of Baptist Health!
A KbPort™ representative will contact you next week to make the necessary arrangements.

Thank you Jack Mcneff of Simulaids® for drawing the winning entry.

Thanks to all who visited our KbPort™ Booth at #IMSH2017!


January 31, 2017   (Back to top)

KbPort Simplicity™ in 4K


Clients are excited about the exceptional quality and realism 4K can bring to medical simulation. Simulations captured in 4K offer vastly improved fidelity over standard high-definition recording. KbPort™ Simplicity™ 4K recording and debriefing allows educators to extend the benefits of 4K’s life-like detail to learners to increase the effectiveness of simulation programs and improve learning outcomes.

Contact the KbPort™ Sales Team for more information about our Simplicity™ 4K Solutions.


January 31, 2017   (Back to top)

IMSH 2017 Final Day!

Today is the last day of IMSH 2017. There is a huge buzz about SimEMR®, SimCartRx™ and SimCabRx™ at KbPort™ Booth (#408). Special thanks to our distributor Pocket Nurse®.

Stop by our booth (#408) and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution, for your chance to win a Portable ETC FusionHD™ System!

Visit KbPort™ at Booth #408!


January 29, 2017   (Back to top)

IMSH 2017 Expo Starts!

The KbPort™ Booth (#408) is ready for the IMSH 2017 Expo to begin! This shot was taken moments before the Grand Opening of the Exhibitor’s Hall, scheduled for 11am this morning at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel in Orlando, FL.

Stop by our booth (#408) and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution, for your chance to win a Portable ETC FusionHD™ System!

Visit KbPort™ at Booth #408!


January 29, 2017   (Back to top)

Dr. Jennifer Arnold at IMSH 2017

Chuck got a quick photo op with Dr. Jennifer Arnold at IMSH 2017. His kids didn’t believe that he sees her from time to time at medical conferences, so now he can prove it. Thank you, Dr. Arnold, for stopping by and taking the time.

Stop by our booth (#408) and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution, for your chance to win a Portable ETC FusionHD™ System!

Visit KbPort™ at Booth #408!


January 28, 2017   (Back to top)

IMSH 2017 – Load-In Day

The KbPort™ Team is setting up on Load-In Day at IMSH 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel in Orlando, FL. The team is eager for setup to be completed and for IMSH 2017 to commence!

Stop by our booth (#408) and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution, for your chance to win a Portable ETC FusionHD™ System!

Visit KbPort™ at Booth #408!


January 27, 2017   (Back to top)

KbPort™ at IMSH 2017

IMSH (International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare) 2017, in Orlando, FL, is in session January 28-February 1, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel. The largest meeting of its kind, IMSH 2017, organized by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, will showcase the newest technologies and techniques for all types of medical simulations.

Stop by our booth (#408) and ask the KbPort™ Sales Team for a demonstration of our KbPort Simplicity™ Solution, including our new Medication Dispensing Solutions, for your chance to win a Portable ETC FusionHD™ System!

Visit KbPort™ at Booth #408!