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USA

  • Cygnet Infotech LLC
  • Mack-Cali Centre III,
  • 140 E, Ridgewood Avenue,
  • Suite 415 ST, Paramus,
  • NJ 07652
  • Tel: +1-646-915-0021
  • Fax: +1-201-221-8516

South Africa

  • Cygnet Infotech
  • 152, Willowbridge Centre,
  • 39 Carl Cronje Drive,
  • Tyger Valley,
  • Cape Town, 7530
  • Tel: +27 (0) 21 3002981 / 974 6162
  • Fax: 27 (0) 21 9746101

Australia

  • Cygnet Infotech
  • Suit 301, Level 3,
  • 171 Clarence Street,
  • Sydney,
  • NSW 2000
  • Tel: +61-280-147-206

INDIA

  • Cygnet Infotech Pvt. Ltd
  • 2A, Manikyam, Opp. Samudra
  • Annexe, Off. C. G. Road,
  • Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
  • Gujarat 380009
  • Tel: +91-79-30487400
  • Fax: +91-79-30487422

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Online Learning Management System for Spine Surgeons

Cygnet developed a rich web-based Learning Management System (LMS/LCMS) application software for delivering spine-surgery technology program online which is intuitive and innovatively interactive and is complemented by various web-based tools including an Online Notebook, Industry Newsfeed and a Forum.

Background

The basic requirement of the project was to build a LMS/LCMS for delivering spine-surgery technology program online for USA-based healthcare service provider

The key requirements were:

  • A tool for publishers to be able to update & publish new content and maintain versions.
  • Use audio, video, articles, animations to publish content.
  • Provide UI and E-learning experience as close as possible to regular learning.
  • Provide a collaboration platform for surgeons, equipment companies and publishers.
  • Provide a platform for industry to upgrade technology know how of surgeons.
  • Provide a source for earning points towards continuous education with evaluation process/ certification.
  • To be able to run on all popular browsers, Mac, PC and mobile devices.

Solution

The client collaborated with Cygnet Infotech to deliver Rich web based LMS/ LCMS application on software as service model. The System was designed to ensure that the CME Courses followed the format and norms as acknowledged in the medical field.

  • Cygnet Infotech provided very simple and easy template driven tool to upload and publish the content using single click functionality.
  • The publishing tool facilitated insertion of audio, images, videos and animations in the content wherever necessary. Latest FDA-approved surgical techniques were also imbedded into the content. System provided version control and the functionality to define the templates for the CME Certification.
  • Online notebook facility that would allow users to clip content (text, audios, videos etc) and add personal notes ensuring that the learners are both visually and mentally engaged and gain a learning experience as close as regular learning.
  • Knowledge Check Management to attach evaluation sections with the Topic and Products/Surgical techniques as necessary. The system also provided a tracking and reporting tool to keep tabs on the knowledge checks attempted by the learners. The reward points system allowed access to next levels.
  • The system incorporated Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses and Certifications into the IEP and facilitated the medical professionals to be informed and up-to-date.
  • Students could participate in Surveys to send feedback regarding content credibility etc.
  • YAF Forum to provide a collaboration platform to exchange views and ideas.
  • Website was designed keeping in mind the 'web standards' and taking care of certain technical aspects which makes the site compatible with different Browsers and platforms. Example: Cute Editor was used for content building as it was compatible with the most important browsers available in the market: IE 5.5+, Firefox 1.0+, Mozilla 1.3+, Opera 9.0+, Netscape 7+ and Safari (1.3+). This includes Macintosh and Linux.

Benefits

  • Instructive educational program with easy content management along with the functionality to incorporate the latest advancements in the medical industry.
  • CME Certification Program using the pre-existing content.
  • IEP Distribution to the "Clients" by as their specific needs and expectation.
  • A LMS that matched regular learning with facility of anytime, anywhere access to professionals.

Highlights

  • Technology 

    .Net 2.0, C#, AJAX 1.0, JavaScript, Dev Express, SQL Server 2005

  • Industry

    Healthcare

  • Country

    USA

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