Who Benefits the Most from BioSkills Training?

Who Benefits the Most from BioSkills Training?

BioSkills training labs are designed to benefit health care practitioners with real-time, hands-on experience but there are other factors such as the equipment, the feedback collected, and the understanding of health care practitioner’s needs and hospital requirements that make the investment a long-term successful outcome. Labs can be an open forum for health care practitioners and medical device teams to problem solve and to build relationships with the unified goal to achieve the patient's surgical success!


How the Practitioners Benefit

Health care practitioners grow confidence through diagnosis and procedural training and reduce the chance of medical errors, BioSkills training also introduces or reintroduces the latest in newer surgical techniques. Local training brings additional training to markets beyond the bi-annual training nationwide saving both the health care practitioners and distributors time from their families, healthcare practices, and the extenuating expense of overnight accommodations and travel.

Additionally, the Latest tools in education and industry trends are incorporated into the labs; health care practitioners partner to develop technology at times along with techniques in a peer forum increasing higher levels of consistency and in some cases progressive new ideas on training and application.


How the Medical Device Manufacturers Benefit

The primary benefit to device manufacturers, technology, manufacturers, and sales organizations is their exposure to the health care practitioners and their buying power. Providing the best equipment to health care practitioners for their application is key. The trust-factor will grow with continued opportunities to support their ease of use and the ease of making available the equipment that they have trained on. Selling-through means customer service from the inception of the potential customer then growing them into a client: one reliable and responsible partnership at a time.  

Residents and Fellows especially appreciate the opportunity to advance their expertise. They often times have the equipment and line preferences; a BioSkills lab may work as an introduction to new tools and in time they may grow accustomed to devices shared by the device sales team and will likely continue using it over other options.

Feedback for manufacturers on the effectiveness of their devices is invaluable. Partnering with BioSkills labs gives an opportunity to get large amounts of feedback in shorter periods of time and in a cost-effective way.          


How the Patients Benefit

The patient also gains from regular cadaver training for two prominent reasons. Firstly, cadaver training ensures that practitioners perform procedures on their patients after being well practiced producing consistent, expected, and successful results. Secondly, the regular feedback that’s supplied to device manufacturers means that devices and medical technology become improved in a timely fashion, in turn, improves the quality and outcomes of future procedures.

With these factors combined, BioSkills training has a profound effect on patient outcomes; training measurably improves the quality of medical procedures. Monetarily, consistent successes in surgery can reduce the overall cost of care by as much as 93%!


Who Benefits the Most?

With all of this in mind, the ultimate question is who benefits the most from regular BioSkills training? In the end, everything comes back to the patients however, we believe it’s a mutually beneficial relationship. Because of the nature of the outcomes, the practitioners, manufacturers, and patients all benefit immensely from the strong connections they each have to BioSkills training. With that in mind, if you’re thinking about setting up a BioSkills training session, there are some things you should be looking for in the facility before you sign up!