Anzu® Launches Residency Education & Collaboration Platform with 20 Leading Hospitals & Plastic Surgery Medical Society

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Anzu®, developers of the AnzuMedical™ Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Platform™, today announced its new Residency Education & Collaboration Platform for hospitals and medical societies has been adopted by 20 leading medical institutions for their plastic surgery residency programs.

“Our plastic surgery residents will benefit greatly from this state-of-the-art educational resource and collaboration network between medical institutions,” said Michael Hill, MD, PhD, FACS, Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda Univ. Medical Center.

Anzu®, developers of the AnzuMedical™ Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Platform™, today announced its new Residency Education & Collaboration Platform for hospitals and medical societies has been adopted by 20 leading medical institutions for their plastic surgery residency programs. The medical institutions are part of the first-ever Nationwide Plastic Surgery Collaborative Residency Network, the “RADAR Residency Network” sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and developed by Anzu®. Anzu® plans to develop additional residency education networks in collaboration with numerous medical societies and medical institutions.

The AnzuMedical™ Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Platform™ is designed for both medical societies and medical institutions’ residency programs. The platform enables medical societies to provide educational content to residents from diverse institutions so they can share and exchange valuable information, including case studies, videos, notes and more. Hospitals may utilize the platform to facilitate education and collaboration within their own organization’s residency programs, between other hospitals and residency programs, and with medical societies and their members.

The institutions involved in the launch include:

Cleveland Clinic
Loma Linda University
Mayo Clinic
Medical University of South Carolina
New York University
Pennsylvania State University
St. Louis University
University of California at Davis
University of Kentucky
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
University of Illinois
University of Kansas
University of South Florida
University of Southern California
University of San Francisco
University of Texas Southwestern
Vanderbilt University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wayne State University

“The RADAR Residency Network provides a unique and powerful educational resource for our residents, enabling them to not only access the comprehensive library of excellent medical content from ASAPS, but to also effectively communicate and collaborate with other medical institutions around the country,” stated Terence M. Myckatyn, BSc(Hon), MD, Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Director of Cosmetic and Breast Plastic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine.

“Our plastic surgery residents will benefit greatly from this state-of-the-art educational resource and collaboration network between medical institutions,” said Michael Hill, MD, PhD, FACS, Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center. “Their increased access to first-rate medical content and best practices from leading practitioners should play a significant role in their continued career advancement as well as our ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.”

“ASAPS is thrilled to partner with Anzu® on this project, as it’s the first of its kind to embrace the spirit of collaboration to improve learning and patient outcomes for everyone involved. With so many prestigious institutions already on board, we know that this endeavor will change plastic surgery medical residencies for the better and anticipate that many other institutions will follow suit. It’s truly a win-win, and we are very excited to see the practice of aesthetic plastic surgery improve on a tangible scale,” explains Dr. Daniel C. Mills, President, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Barry Fernando, CEO of Anzu® explains, “The goal of this project is to leverage technology to the fullest extent possible and build a network of residency programs that can share their unique arsenals of knowledge with each other for maximum benefit. Its mass-collaborative nature will provide a much richer learning experience for all residents in training.”

Key Features: Residency Education & Collaboration Platform:

  • An independent Content Management System (CMS) for each residency program.
  • A networking system for all participating programs which will allow collaborative exchange of information between institutions.
  • An HTML based webpage builder for residents to generate/share multi-media notes for study.
  • A “Virtual Journal Club” - a technological version of an established institutional product.
  • Powerful search engine with unique medical specialty tagging and filters for all content, including searches inside videos.
  • Multi-platform cloud based access.
  • Ability to bookmark specific points inside of videos
  • Access to Compendiums which are expert generated folders of information on techniques, problem management etc.

Additional AnzuMedicalTM Features

● Role-based Access
● Community Publishing
● Community Knowledge Sharing
● Video Streaming
● Discussion Boards
● Mobile Responsive Web
● Desktop Responsive Web
● Social Networking

About Anzu®
Anzu® was established in 2010 to create a knowledge exchange platform for healthcare organizations and medical community members including physicians, educators, residents in training and Medical Industry. The AnzuMedicalTM platform provides a myriad of innovative product features and a Case Based Learning SystemTM that can be used for both educational and training purposes, as well as industry advertising. For more information about AnzuMedicalTM, email: Info(at)anzumedical.com or visit http://www.anzumedical.com.

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