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Bringing ultrasound to the bedside in Rwanda

In Rwanda a unique ultrasound training program led by non-profit organization PURE (Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments) paired residents with emergency medicine physicians based all over the world who could act as remote…

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Reacts at the 2019 Technology & the Future of Health Care Conference

May ushered in the 2019 edition of the Hamilton Health Innovation Week, a showcase for innovators and practitioners pushing the boundaries of health care, turning great ideas into practical real-world solutions that improve patient health, simplify…

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The CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal deploys Reacts as its secure communication tool

MONTREAL, March 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In the field of healthcare, protecting data security and confidentiality is key. That's why the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l'Île-de-Montréal has adopted Reacts, a collaborative platform designed to meet the stringent…

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Wound Care Teleassistance Using Reacts: Virtual Clinics Serving Patients

The Telewound Care service developed by the Telehealth Coordination Centre, CIUSSS de l’Estrie — CHUS (Quebec, Canada) enables expert nurses to support, through virtual clinics, resource nurses at each of its facilities facing complex wound issues.…

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Reacts Used during Montreal’s « 2018 Code Orange » Simulation

A Code Orange simulation took place in Montreal on October 18th 2018. “Code Orange” is the name given to a situation in which, following a catastrophic event, a large number of casualties are being transported to a hospital center in a very short…

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Report on Reacts on TVA’s Salut Bonjour

Listen to journalist Mathieu Roy’s report on Reacts, as aired on TVA’s Salut Bonjour on Wednesday, Sept. 26th 2018. Watch video > (French only)

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Remote ultrasound training in Haiti using Reacts and Philips Lumify

A team of physician and sonographers from the Atria Connect organization recently kicked off a 4-month point of care ultrasound (POCUS) training program for physicians in Gros Morne, Haiti, using the Philips Lumify device, including remote training…

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CHCH Evening News (Hamilton) report showing Reacts used for virtual doctor visits in retirement homes

It’s a new age way of visiting the doctor, and seniors are embracing the change. Abington Court Retirement Home in Hamilton is one of the first in Canada to offer their residents a doctor’s visit by video from a computer, thanks to RAMcare and…

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CJOB Winnipeg interview with the founders of Reacts and Cloud DX

  The Canadian Medical Association’s inaugural Health Summit, held in Winnipeg Aug. 21-22, 2018, set out to challenge participants’ thinking, help them build an innovation mindset, and equip them to lead change. The summit included panel and…

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Philips Lumify Powered by Reacts demonstration at the SFMU Urgences 2018 conference (France)

(French only) Watch Dr. Yanick Beaulieu’s demonstration of Philips Lumify Powered by Reacts at the Société Française de Médecine d'Urgence’s 12th annual conference to learn more about the world's first integrated, portable, secure and interactive…

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Report on Reacts on Radio-Canada’s Le Téléjournal

Listen to journalist Normand Grondin’s report on Reacts, as aired on Radio-Canada’s Le Téléjournal 18h on Thursday, April 12th 2018. Watch video > (French only)

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Reacts and musculoskeletal ultrasound – Matt & Mike Ultrasound Podcast

Dr. Matt Dawson (Director of Emergency Ultrasound at the University of Kentucky and Director of Ultrasound for Mesa Medical Group) and Dr. Mike Mallin (Director of Emergency Ultrasound and the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at the University of…

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Dr. Yanick Beaulieu, CEO of IIT, interviewed on RDI Économie

(French only) Listen to IIT president and founder Dr. Yanick Beaulieu, interviewed by Gérald Fillion on RDI Économie, regarding the launch of the Philips Lumify portable ultrasound system with Reacts application integration. Watch video >

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Montreal’s Reacts Platform Selected by Global Leader Philips to Revolutionize Remote Collaboration in Portable Ultrasound

Montreal’s Reacts Platform Selected by Global Leader Philips to Revolutionize Remote Collaboration in Portable Ultrasound Montreal, March 26, 2018– Innovative Imaging Technologies Inc. (IIT) is proud to announce that global health technology leader…

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Reacts used by MSF as part of their telemedicine program to help bring advanced care to remote areas around the world

Reacts used by MSF as part of their telemedicine program to help bring advanced care to remote areas around the world Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began introducing telemedicine to its field operations in 2010. Scaling…

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RAMcare selects the Reacts platform to power its Virtual Medical Care Program in Ontario

RAMcare Selects the Reacts Platform to Power Its Virtual Medical Care Program for Marginalized Patients Hamilton, ON / Montreal, QC – March 19, 2018 – Hamilton, Ontario’s Rapid Access Medical Care (RAMcare), dedicated to eliminating barriers to…

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Reacts makes tele-ultrasound easy and efficient at the CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal

After searching for a technology upgrade solution to relaunch their tele-ultrasound program, the radiology team at CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal heard about the Reacts platform and its ability to simultaneously and securely transmit multiple…

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Project Using Reacts for Secure Communications at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal

Project Using Reacts for Secure Communications at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal Communication methods are frequently fragmented, costly, and seldom meet security standards, thereby undermining effective service delivery within organizations and…

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Reacts used in medical simulation at the Collège des Hautes Études en Médecine in France

The Collège des Hautes Études en Médecine (CHEM), founded in Brittany in 1988, is one of the very first French organizations accredited for continuing professional development (CPD). Today, it is a leader in continuing development for healthcare…

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Reacts collaborative platform certified by the Ministère de la santé et des Services sociaux du Québec

Reacts collaborative platform certified by the Ministère de la santé et des Services sociaux du Québec February 22, 2018 — Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) is proud to announce that its Reacts platform has been certified by Québec’s Ministère…

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Dr. Robert Arntfield Joins IIT and the Reacts Team as Senior Medical Officer

Dr. Robert Arntfield Joins IIT and the Reacts Team as Senior Medical Officer February 12, 2018—Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) is proud to announce that Dr. Robert Arntfield has joined IIT and the Reacts team as Senior Medical Officer. Dr.…

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Reacts used at European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s EDEC echocardiography course in Brussels

Reacts used at European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s EDEC echocardiography course in Brussels The European Diploma in advanced critical care EchoCardiography (EDEC) is a curriculum in Echocardiography offered by the European Society of…

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Remotely programming cochlear implants using Reacts

REMOTELY PROGRAMMING COCHLEAR IMPLANTS By Caroline Tremblay et Brigitte Fillion. Translation; originally published on the  CIUSSS Centre-sud de l’ile de Montréal's website. Also published in the December 2017 issues of Sourdine magazine and À…

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Article regarding the use of Reacts by the National Program for Home Ventilatory Assistance (NPHVA) at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Published in the October 2017 issue of “L’inhalo”, l’Ordre professionnel des inhalothérapeutes du Québec’s journal, “Telehealth, a virtual reality for patients!”, was written by Véronique Adam, inh., Training and Development consultant at the…

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Quebec University Hospital’s Telehealth Coordination Centre selects Reacts to support its telepathology service

Montreal, November 2nd, 2017 – Innovative Imaging Technologies Inc. (IIT) is proud to announce that the Telehealth Coordination Centre (TCC) at the Quebec University Hospital Centre (UHC) - Laval University, has selected Reacts to support its…

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Joule, a Canadian Medical Association (CMA) company, teams up with Innovative Imaging Technologies to augment physician and patient realities

September 5, 2017 – Ottawa (ON) – Joule Inc., a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association, is collaborating with Montreal-based Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) to market Reacts, an interactive platform featuring augmented reality…

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Reacts Supports Educational Projects (2016-2017)

Four educational projects were set up in primary and secondary schools during the 2016-2017 school year in collaboration with the Reacts team. The platform was employed by the pedagogical consultants who designed these projects according to the…

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Reacts used at 2017 “Folie technique” Summer Science Camp

For the second consecutive year, a group of teenagers were able to discover the world of Reacts while participating in the "Folie Technique" summer science camp organized by the Polytechnique de Montréal. Dr. Yanick Beaulieu was invited to conduct…

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Reacts used at the Inauguration of Sherbrooke’s Gilbert Boulanger Air Terminal

On June 14th, the City of Sherbrooke named its new air terminal in honor of Gilbert Boulanger, a World War II veteran (nicknamed l’Alouette) and a great constructor of the Sherbrooke Airport, who made a name for himself through 37 bombing…

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“REmote SOLutions for Telementoring pocus-Echocardiography”, a study using Reacts, presented at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia 2017 annual meeting

Worldwide, hundreds of thousands of ultrasound users in various medical disciplines require training and/or supervision. The problem for many professionals is obtaining access to adequate, quality training, which often presents a significant…

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The long roots of inspiration – Joule (Canadian Medical Association) interview with Dr. Beaulieu (podcast)

A few weeks ago, Dr. Yanick Beaulieu, creator of the Reacts collaborative platform, was interviewed by Steve Mortimer, VP Business Development at Joule Inc.* (a Canadian Medical Association Company), as part of their Joule Innovation “Let's Talk…

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Article on Reacts published in the January 2017 issue of the French AMPR journal

The French journal Actualités en Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation published an article on Reacts and its use in telerehabilitation in their January 2017 issue. In brief: Professional physical rehabilitation sessions can be carried out remotely…

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Reacts and augmented/virtual reality: opening a new world of possibilities for secure, remote collaboration and interaction

When we started creating Reacts almost 5 years ago, our vision was to develop a highly interactive platform that would allow manipulation of various multimedia elements (images, videos, 3D objects, etc.) over a shared background, in order to provide…

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Reacts presented at World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education

Dr. Peter Steinmetz’s team from McGill University presented their abstract on “Teaching the FAST algorithm with the Reacts platform – a pilot study” at the World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education, which was held Sept 23rd-25th, 2016, at Texas…

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Reacts used by Montreal Heart Institute in 2nd edition of Symposium on Ross Procedure

Reacts used by the Montreal Heart Institute in the 2nd edition of the Symposium on Ross Procedure On September 15th and 16th, over 30 Canadian, US and Europe surgeons gathered at the Montreal Heart Institute to participate in the 2nd edition of a…

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A group of teens discover Reacts at “Folie Technique” scientific summer camp

A few weeks ago, a group of 7-17 year-olds participated in the "Folie Technique" scientific summer camp organized by Polytechnique Montréal. One week of the camp focused on the biomedical field and was held at Ste-Justine hospital. Dr. Yanick…

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Reacts featured at the 2017 Forum France Santé

The 2017 edition of Forum France Santé took place in Paris on June 8th. Organized by think tank Imaginons la santé, in collaboration with the Forum pour la Gestion des Villes et des Collectivités Territoriales, this event brought together several…

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First project using Reacts, presented at the Carrefour des connaissances of the CIUSSS du Centre Sud de l’Île de Montréal

Published on iitreacts.com (pdf) (French only) The first edition of the Carrefour des connaissances, held on June 2nd, was organized by the CIUSSS du Centre Sud de l’Île de Montréal and focused on motor, sensory and language impairment. For the…

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Innovative Imaging Technologies obtains $4 million in funding to accelerate commercialization of its Reacts platform

Montreal, June 13, 2016 – Innovative Imaging Technologies Inc. (IIT), which develops Reacts – an interactive, integrated and secure video-collaboration platform designed for the healthcare sector, among other industries – has just received $4…

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Reacts Used for a Medical Educational Event Between Montreal, Canada and Beijing, China

On Monday June 6th 2016, Dr Yanick Beaulieu provided an international virtual lecture through the Reacts platform, from Montreal, for a group of emergency and intensive care physicians who were at Oasis International Hospital, in Beijing China, in…

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Reacts for remote ultrasound training and supervision

Worldwide, hundreds of thousands of ultrasound users in various medical disciplines require training and/or supervision. The problem for many professionals is obtaining access to adequate, quality training, which often presents a significant…

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Reacts Makes a Difference in the Lives of Ventilation-Assisted Patients

Reacts has been selected by the McGill University Health Center’s (MUHC) National Program for Home Ventilatory Assistance (NPHVA), to enhance its overall telehealth services and improve remote support for its home-based ventilation-assisted…

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Reacts at the AQUOPS conference, March 22nd-24th, 2016

Reacts at the AQUOPS conference, March 22nd-24th, 2016   Innovative Imaging Technologies is proud to participate in the 34th Colloque de l’Association Québécoise des Utilisateurs de l’Ordinateur au Primaire et au Secondaire (AQUOPS), being…

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Interview regarding Reacts’ implementation by the University of Sherbrooke Integrated Health Network

Published on argent.canoe.ca (French only) Entrevue Canal Argent/PME en actioninterview with the creator of Reacts, regarding a recently signed agreement with the Centre Intégré Universitaire de Santé et Services Sociaux de l’Estrie - Centre…

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Key pilot projects using Reacts presented at Health Innovation Week 2015

Published on sis2015.ca Several of Quebec’s key players in health innovation gathered in Montreal for Health Innovation Week, held October 19th to 23rd, 2015. This event allowed students, healthcare professionals, industry and patient…

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Interview regarding clinical trials using Reacts in two major Montreal rehabilitation centres

Published on Canal M, CIBL Mercredi 16 septembre – La technologie a un impact sur toutes les sphères de la société, incluant le domaine de la santé. Depuis un an, deux centres de réadaptation font l’utilisation de Reacts, une innovation québécoise…

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Reacts used to provide tele-assistance in neurosurgery at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montréal (CHUM)

Published on chumontreal.qc.ca (pdf) (French only) Summary from the EXPERIMENTATION DE REACTTM COMME OUTIL DE TELEASSISTANCE EN NEUROCHIRURGIE report, published by the Service de l'évaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en santé…

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Live interactive remote bedside teaching with Reacts during CCUS 2015

Published on iitreacts.com During the 6th annual Western University Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Dr. Yanick Beaulieu performed an interactive Reacts session on the focused cardiac ultrasound exam in front of a live audience. The course was…

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Interview regarding Reacts’ selection by two major rehabilitation centres

Published on argent.canoe.ca (French only) Canal Argent/PME en action interview with the creator of Reacts, regarding a recently signed agreement with two institutions that are part of the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du…

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Two major Montreal-based rehabilitation centres will use Reacts to provide remote care to patients

Published on iitreacts.com (pdf) Montreal, July 20, 2015– Quebec-based Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT), which designed Reacts, is proud to announce it has recently signed an agreement with the Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau (CRLB) and…

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Reacts selected by the University of Sherbrooke Integrated Health Network’s Telehealth Coordination Center to support their remote wound care assistance program

Press release (pdf) Montreal, October 7th, 2015 – Innovative Imaging Technologies Inc. (IIT) is proud to announce the signing of an agreement with the Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre – Eastern Townships - University of…

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Reacts used in 3rd edition of DIVA training at Montreal’s Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur

Montreal’s Sacré-Coeur Hospital (HSCM) held the third edition of DIVA training (International Diploma in Artificial Ventilation) from June 10th to 13th. This training included participants from Europe and Canada, and addressed respiratory…

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Reacts and Nova Scotia’s MediVirtual sign partnership agreement

Published on medibus.ca (pdf) Montreal, June 12, 2015 - Innovative Imaging Technologies Inc. (IIT) and MediVirtual Telepresence are proud to announce their recent agreement aimed at helping better serve patient needs in rural communities. Under the…

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Reacts at Montreal’s 2015 F1 Grand Prix

Published on grandprixmontreal.com Once again, Reacts will be used at Montreal’s Grand Prix race to optimize communications between the track hospital’s medical staff and Montreal’s Sacré-Coeur Hospital emergency room team. When an accident occurs,…

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Reacts at Castlefest 2015

Published on Castlefest2015.com At "Castlefest 2015: ultrasound education in a castle" in Kentucky, USA, Dr. Rob Arntfield presented on TransEsophageal Echocardiography (TEE). During his talk, he connected via Reacts with Dr. Beaulieu who performed…

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Reacts used for an interactive ultrasound training session between Calgary and Montreal

Reacts used for an interactive ultrasound training session between Calgary and Montreal On April 9th, Dr. Jason Waechter, an intensivist-anesthesiologist and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, provided a bedside ultrasound…

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Reacts Used by the Montreal Heart Institute for Live Broadcast of a Cardiac Surgery Master Course

Published on icm-mhi.org Reacts Used by the Montreal Heart Institute for Live Broadcast of a Cardiac Surgery Master Course On November 2nd and 3rd of 2015, more than 15 cardiac surgeons from Canada, the United States and Europe attended a master…

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Reacts at JCCM entrepreneurs cocktail Entrepreneuriat

Published on jccm.org The « next big thing » : Converger la vision du futur et utilité commerciale La Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montréal en collaboration avec le Futurpreneur vous invite à une soirée alliant inspiration, innovation et réseautage.…

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CHUS telehealth team publishes an article about selecting Reacts for their wound care program

Wound-care solution makes use of advances in telehealth software A new, updated deployment of technology for Wound Care Teleassistance (WCT) service is now under way at the Centre de Coordination de la Télésanté (CCT) of the Centre Intégré…

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Remote ultrasound training with Reacts, Norway and Poland

Published on iitreacts.com (pdf) Report submitted by Professor Nils Petter Oveland (MD, PhD, Associated Professor, Department of Health Studies, Network for Medical Sciences, University of Stavanger, Norway) and Victoria Vatsvaag, (Sonographer,…

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The CMQ addresses the use of telemedicine

Publié sur cmq.org (pdf) Le Collège des médecins du Québec publie aujourd’hui un nouveau guide d’exercice sur la télémédecine et l’utilisation des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC). Ce guide aborde les règles générales…

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Montreal physician creates new telemedicine platform

Publié sur canhealth.com (anglais seulement)  MONTREAL – A Canadian cardiologist/intensivist with entrepreneurial flair has launched Reacts, a company that offers high-powered videoconferencing at low prices, making it easier for medical…

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Reacts lands in France!

Published on medecine.uvsq.fr As part of a project called "digital training for echocardiography during resuscitation" Reacts will be used as a tool for remote training of doctors specialized in resuscitation at Versailles…

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Reacts used in medical simulation at Montreal’s Sacré-Coeur Hospital

Published on hscm.ca (French only) Reacts provides the opportunity to teach and supervise at a very low cost. Here is a simulation where a patient develops a massive stroke with secondary hypertension. A resident is put to the test and must react…

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Do you know hyperpresence? (audio)

Published on air (French only) Dutrizac interviews Dr. Beaulieu, creator of the Reacts collaborative platform, explaining the clinical needs that drove him to create an application allowing “hyper-presence”. Listen to the interview >

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Neurosurgical.TV: Interview with “Reacts” Collaborative Platform

Published on Neurosurgical.TV Presentation of “Reacts” to international virtual panel of neurosurgeons and other physicians. Watch video

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An innovative digital solution

Published in Le Spécialiste magazine Le 5 novembre dernier a été lancée une toute nouvelle technologie: Reacts (Remote Education, Augmented Communication, Training, and Supervision). Reacts est une plateforme numérique de communications…

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Organ Donation – behind the scenes

Published in Le Devoir D’heure en heure, une aventure humaine et médicale     16 h Plus que quelques heures avant que Maxime et toute l’équipe médicale n’entrent en salle d’opération. Une coordonnatrice de Transplant Québec est sur la…

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A doctor’s hand, even remotely

Published on ICI.Radio-Canada.ca Une nouvelle génération de vidéoconférence interactive mise au point par un médecin québécois peut permettre à un patient de consulter son médecin à distance ou à un spécialiste d'assister un collègue qui opère à…

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Dr Yanick Beaulieu is launching Reacts, a digital platform of collaborative communication

Published on The Huffington Post Hier avait lieu le lancement de Reacts, une plateforme numérique de communications collaboratives créée par le Dr Yanick Beaulieu, cardiologue-échographiste et intensiviste à l’hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal et…

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Un médecin «hyperprésent»

Published in La Presse Entre ses rondes comme médecin aux soins intensifs, Yanick Beaulieu a déjà eu le temps de fonder deux entreprises. La seconde a connu son envol hier soir, avec le lancement public de son produit, Reacts, un ambitieux logiciel…

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Innovative Imaging Technologies: this hyper doctor

Published in La Presse Entre ses rondes comme médecin aux soins intensifs, Yanick Beaulieu a déjà eu le temps de fonder deux entreprises. La seconde a connu son envol hier soir, avec le lancement public de son produit, Reacts, un ambitieux logiciel…

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Reacts official launch

Launch of Reacts, a next generation digital platform that’s reinventing how we remotely interact. Press release (pdf) Montreal, November 5, 2014 – Today, Quebec start-up Innovative Imaging Technologies Inc. (IIT) officially launches Reacts, a…

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Reacts at Montreal’s 2014 ‘Code Orange’ disaster simulation

Published on iitreacts.com (pdf) Le jeudi 9 octobre 2014, l’Agence de la santé de Montréal a procédé à la simulation d’un écrasement d’avion faisant plusieurs blessés. Près de soixante fausses victimes, incarnées par des comédiens, ont été…

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Reacts at Montreal’s 2014 ‘Code Orange’ disaster simulation

Published on iitreacts.com (French only) When the Montreal Health Agency conducted a disaster simulation of a plane crash injuring several people, Reacts was there as the Eyes of the Code Orange, helping to relay vital information to stakeholders at…

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Reacts at Montreal’s 2014 F1 Grand Prix

Published on iitreacts.com (French only) Reacts helped coordinate care for injured drivers and allowed the track-side hospital and aerial transport care teams to share uninterrupted clinical information with the off-site receiving hospital team as…

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