20 years of success with SIMUL8

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One user's SIMUL8 journey from the days of floppy disks to his latest project.   We recently had the pleasure of speaking with one of SIMUL8’s earliest users. It happened by complete coincidence, a call that came in at the end of the day from a user who was keen to get access to his SIMUL8 License number so he could use his floppy disk, yes that’s right a floppy disk!   This fascinated us, as it has been a long, long time since any of us at SIMUL8 had seen a floppy disk version. It got us wondering all…

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SIMTEGR8: Simulation To Evaluate Great Care

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Live webinar Hear from Cheryl Davenport, Director of Health and Care Integration at Leicestershire County Council, about how simulation is helping to evaluate how emergency hospital admissions can be reduced.   Find out about the fascinating collaboration between Leicestershire County, SIMUL8 Corporation, Loughborough University and Healthwatch Leicestershire and their challenge to reduce emergency hospital admissions - and learn how they used simulation to evaluate the effectiveness of new integrated care interventions.   Join the webinar on July 29th to see the simulations in action and to find out how simulation is helping to work towards a fully integrated service provision…

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SIMUL8 Tip: Working with Resources – Hold and Release Functions

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Many of our customers find the Hold and Release functions in SIMUL8 useful when assigning resources. Check out our quick tutorial video to find out how to add Hold and Release functions to a resource within a simulation.   One instance where you might use this feature is if a piece of equipment is attached to a work item at the beginning of the process and is used for the duration of the process. In this case the work item is then is freed at the end of the process to begin the cycle again with a new work item.…

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Power and Free Conveyors in SIMUL8 2016

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One of the most prevalent conveyor systems within a wide varied of manufacturing applications is the “Power and Free” conveyor. It is commonly used within automotive manufacturing facilities; examples include moving subassembly, or conveying engines to the mainline.   What is a Power and Free Conveyor? A Power and Free conveyor allows for non-synchronous movement, which permits loads held by carriers to move at different paces. The conveyor is typically made up of two internal tracks; one referred to as the power track and the other the trolley track. The upper power track contains the chain and catching-dogs; and the…

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Using Simulation for Hospital Planning

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Carolyn Volker and Ali Nizar Latif talk us through Hamad Medical Corporation's journey with simulation and explain how HMC are establishing simulation as a key component of their business planning process.   In this webinar you'll learn about the key projects the HMC team have been planning including acute medical assessment, blood donation and critical care. Hamad Medical Corporation is a network of 8 hospitals in the rapidly developing country of Qatar, and is the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in the country, as well as one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Webinar highlights:…

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