holoanatomy news

Remote HoloAnatomy Study published in JAMA

JAMA, or the Journal of American Medical Association, published the study that we performed on the experience and assessment of the Remote HoloAnatomy® Software course, delivered in the spring semester of the academic year 2019-2020. Our study on the remote delivery of the HoloAnatomy® Application was the first to show positive learning experiences for an entire…

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HoloAnatomy Software Featured in EDUCAUSE Digital Review 2020

EDUCAUSE Review, a magazine that takes a broad look at current development and trends in technology to see how it relates to college and universities. This magazine dives into how the IT community works together with the higher education institutions to enhance their future. ‍ This issue of EDUCAUSE Review featured the HoloAnatomy® Software Suite…

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Remote HoloAnatomy App Featured in Wall Street Journal

During the month of March, the IC facilitated the shipping of 185 HoloLenses to all first year med students at CWRU. Since March 24, 2020, all HoloAnatomy® Software classes have been happening in our students’ homes located throughout North America. The IC’s work on this project was featured in the Wall Street Journal with Sue Workman,…

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CWRU and IC HoloAnatomy App Partners Announced

CWRU announced that they will be partnering with five universities who have signed on to begin teaching with the HoloAnatomy® Software Suite. The University of Oxford, Northwestern University, California Health Sciences, Finger Lakes Community College and Texas Christian University have all jumped on board to utilize the hologram-based curriculum. CWRU’s The Daily. Read full article…

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Study on HoloAnatomy published in Medical Science Educator

In this randomized controlled trial, we looked at the effectiveness of a mixed reality (MR) device – the Microsoft HoloLens – to teach musculoskeletal anatomy to medical students compared with traditional cadaveric dissection. This study marks the first time that MR was compared with traditional anatomy learning modalities in a multi-session, group course. Our results…

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Building the First Holographic Brain ‘Atlas’

Read more about the first ever ‘atlas’ of the pathways in the brain, visualized by the IC and developed in collaboration with Cameron McIntyre, PhD and head of the McIntyre lab at CWRU and a team of researchers and neurosurgeons. The visualization is intended to assist in stereotactic neurosurgery and continued therapeutic research for neurological…

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Study on HoloAnatomy Software published in Medical Education Journal

New study on the benefits of our HoloAnatomy® Software application as a supplement to traditional cadaveric dissection in medical education. “A new supplement to gross anatomy dissection: HoloAnatomy®.” Wish-Baratz, S., Gubatina, A. P., Enterline, R., & Griswold, M. A. (2019). Medical Education, 53(5), 522-523 Read full article here (requires additional access).

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IC Exec Director on the Radio

IC Executive Director Erin Henninger was on the radio, Channel 89.3 KCUR, discussing the opportunities for holographic imagery in medical education on the show Up to Date. Take a listen! Her interview begins at 21:40, segment 2. (Keep listening to segment 3 to hear from Sen. Bernie Sanders reflecting on his 2016 presidential campaign in…

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The IC Featured in Educause Review

The IC’s work on mixed reality education was featured in an article by CWRU CIO Sue Workman that appeared in Educause. The article focuses on how the technology and the ability to interact with 3D holograms—while also seeing instructors and classmates—provided extraordinary learning opportunities to advance the study of anatomy.  The Microsoft HoloLens allows wearers…

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