March 30, 2012 —KGS Participates in the Grand Opening of USF Health’s CAMLS
University of South Florida (USF) Health celebrated the grand opening of the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) on March 29th and 30th in Tampa, Florida. CAMLS is a 90,000 square foot, state-of-the-art training facility dedicated to improving patient safety and health care quality through the use of simulation; it is the largest medical simulation training facility in the world. The new building is also home to the Tampa Bay Research and Innovation Center (TBRIC), which provides research and engineering development for advanced medical technologies, devices, and simulators.
KGS Senior Director of Marketing, Joe Charron, spoke at the event as part of the TBRIC round table discussion on medical innovation on March 29th. The company also provided demonstrations of its TraumaFX Multiple Amputation Trauma Trainer (MATT), an award-winning trauma training simulator that will be one of the training technologies available at the new facility.
“KGS is proud to have been invited to participate in the CAMLS grand opening. The facility and the incredible people who work there have set a new standard of excellence in medical training,” explained William Turner, Chief Operating Officer at KGS. “The innovation and teamwork that CAMLS exemplifies will have an incredible impact on healthcare around the world, and it is a wonderful addition to the growing list of world-class medical centers in the city of Tampa.”
For more information on CAMLS, please visit www.camls-us.org .