Posts by Liam Griffin

Communication Skills

In the next few months Winny Setyonugroho, PhD student supervised by Dr Thomas Kropmans, senior lecturer in Medical Informatics & Medical Education and founder CEO of Qpercom, is expecting his research to be published in Patient Education and Counselling. Winny’s first paper, a Systematic Review on the Rubrics of Communication Skills highlighted the missing consensus […]

Multiple Examiners/Multiple Scenarios

Unique in OSCE Management Information System (OMIS), is the Multiple Examiners/Multiple Scenario option. More and more, we read about research empowering the Standardized Patient (SP) to play an important role in examining parts of student’s competence. No one other than the patient experiences the effects of interpersonal communication, empathy and other aspects that need to […]

Multiple Scenarios feature

For those new to the system, the multiple scenarios feature offers the opportunity to change station scenarios. Morning and afternoon circuits, or circuits within a morning or afternoon session can be changed by adding a station determined to be a multi-scenario station. In this way the same competency or standardised patient can be assessed in […]

Multiple Examiners feature

In close collaboration with the National University of Singapore, a Multiple Examiners feature for high stake examinations was developed and implemented between  2013 -2014. This feature is now available to any other partner who may be interested. Examiner variability is a key concern is any assessment scenario. Although OSCE’s are well known due to their […]

Qpercom launches OMIS version 1.9

With mutual effort of all staff involved we overhauled OMIS 1.8.5. and currently we are rolling out version 1.9.43 at our home base. Due to the invaluable feedback of clients, module and OSCE coordinators and other individual users we improved OMIS functionalities to the maximal standard. Qpercom is the world leader in online Clinical Skills […]