The members of InSimu Team are young medical doctors, software developers and a market manager, who came together to build an app that fills a need in modern medical education.
The need for this app emerged from personal experiences of the team members, who are experienced in medical education themselves as students and young teachers.
It is a general experience that freshly graduated young doctors without sufficient clinical experience are in a difficult, complex decision making situation when it comes to diagnostics of patients. Also, statistics show that 5% of all patient visits result in misdiagnosis even in the United States (BMJ Quality and Safety).
We believe that giving medical students and doctors the possibility to practice their clinical skills on their own - anytime and anywhere in the safety of virtual environment, will help achieve the faster right diagnosis, the decrease of misdiagnoses and the decrease of unnecessary health expenditure.
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"The reason I chose medicine was the help we could offer for people's lives as a doctor. Now I feel that with InSimu Patient we can even multiply this effect since we are creating something that will help students become a better doctor."
GÁBOR TÓTH, MD graduated as medical doctor at the University of Debrecen with summa cum laude and Pro Facultate Iuventutis award for extracurricular activities. He was awarded Pro Scientia Gold Medal and Weszprémi Award for his outstanding student scientific work. He was the president of the Hungarian Medical Students' International Relations Committee. He attended medical rotations in 4 countries (USA, France, Austria and Hungary). He has been teaching medical and health care students for several years.
"As lecturer and teacher I've taught medical students for several years I learned myself in what areas students and medical education require help. With our app we encourage and help them to master the complex case-oriented view."
JÁNOS VINCZE, MD graduated as a medical doctor at the University of Debrecen with summa cum laude and Pro Facultate Iuventutis is award. He received Pro Scientia Gold Medal and Weszprémi Award for his outstanding student scientific work. He was president of the Students’ Research Society. He also graduated as a software engineer at the Faculty of Informatics with First Class Honors. He has been teaching medical, health care and software engineer students for several years.
"I believe today medicine is the fastest developing field where information technology can create value. As a software developer I see huge potential in how IT could reshape the health care of the future. I believe that a simulation-based educational app being created for medical students and young doctors is a major step in this revolution."
TAMÁS KATONA graduated from the Faculty of Informatics at the University of Debrecen, receiving National Excellence Scholarship for being top 1% in class. He was awarded 1st prize at the National Conference of Scientific Students' Associations for his bio-informatics researches at the Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology. He has been already teaching informatics to student for several years now.
"Lifelong learning is fundamental today. But thanks to modern technology we have the possibility to do it in an interactive, playful environment, anywhere and anytime we want to. We're working on creating this environment in our app for medical professionals, to inspire them to broaden their knowledge every day."
ANDREA HERDON earned her master degree in 2016 in Marketing at Corvinus University of Budapest. She had previously graduated in Business Administration and Management. Beyond public student activities (former marketing team leader and president of Students in Community Service - HaKöSz) she gained experience in corporate social responsibility (CSR), in sales and marketing.
3rd prize at Microsoft Imagine Cup World Final 2016