Dignitas Technologies Wins the VHA Portable Audio Visual Systems Contract


Posted on September 9, 2012

Dignitas Technologies was awarded a prime contract to provide Portable Audio Visual Systems (PAVSs) for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) Out of OR Airway Management (OOORAM) program. This effort was awarded out of PEO STRI and will provide portable audio visual systems recording systems to be installed at 123 VHA medical centers around the country with the option for 60 more units. This program augments existing medical training by providing a mechanism to record simulated medical procedures for these facilities. This will serve to facilitate immediate feedback on training clinical teams and procedures, as well as management of trainee’s progress through learning activities.

Dignitas has teamed with CAE Healthcare to license its LearningSpace audiovisual and center management system. The LearningSpace system provides a flexible, web-based approach for the management of recorded sessions and events. The system will be installed at each of the VHA sites and augmented with on-site operator training. “Dignitas is pleased to be part of such an important medical training effort,” said Elizabeth Burch, CEO of Dignitas. “CAE Healthcare’s LearningSpace system will help augment and manage clinical training to allow for greater feedback on learning activities.”

Dignitas Technologies, LLC, a Certified Woman-Owned Small Business, founded in 2004, is providing system and software engineering services for the modeling and simulation community with a mission to shape the future of simulation with innovative technology. Dignitas leads several Small Business Innovation Research projects and supports a wide range of large and small programs spanning the Live, Virtual, and Constructive domains across a diverse customer set. Dignitas has extensive experience and successful past performance in the development of key simulation systems and provides expertise in management, research, engineering, and programming.