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Novel Study Guide Preps Surgical Residents for Oral Board Demands

By Lab Staff / June 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Novel Study Guide Preps Surgical Residents for Oral Board Demands

The oral exam to become a board-certified surgeon is unnerving: a trio of 30-minute cases with questions fired from a panel of surgical experts. Avera transplant surgeon and intensivist Dr. Sujit Vijay Sakpal reimagined how to prepare specifically for this experience, which requires different skills than those in an operating room. Learn how his hot-off-the-presses study guide, complete with hand-drawn illustrations, is arming future test-takers with those unique skills.

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Koazie Helps Families Find the Right Post-Acute Care Facility

By Lab Staff / May 6, 2021 / Comments Off on Koazie Helps Families Find the Right Post-Acute Care Facility

Choosing the right post-acute care facility after a hospital stay is hard, but Koazie gives families transparency and ease in reviewing options – right down to quality ratings.

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Inventors Create BayWin Closed Circuit Valve to Protect Patients and Caregivers

By Lab Staff / November 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Inventors Create BayWin Closed Circuit Valve to Protect Patients and Caregivers

For two decades, Dr. Harry Bayron and Neil Winthrop worked to reimagine a safer ventilator valve so providers could easily treat patients and protect everyone in the room. Then came a chance online mention of the Innovation Lab – and the novel coronavirus pandemic. Bayron, a retired pediatric cardiologist, and Winthrop, a respiratory therapist, had long tinkered with…

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