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Managing Hereditary Hemochromatosis: An Expert Weighs In

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-21T14:34:08-04:00May 22nd, 2014|Learning|

On April 22, 2014, the NEJM Knowledge+ Question of the Week focused on the most appropriate next step in care for a patient with hereditary hemochromatosis who was being treated with therapeutic phlebotomy but whose laboratory results showed signs of mild anemia. More than 1800 physicians answered the [...]

Modifying Adaptive Technology for Medical Education

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-21T14:31:30-04:00May 15th, 2014|Learning|

In Part 2 of our Q&A series with Area9 Learning founder and CEO Ulrik Christensen, MD, we learned what makes the company’s technology stand out in the field of adaptive learning systems. Here, in Part 3, Christensen describes how and why Area9 has modified its technology to build [...]

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Recharge: What It Is, How It Works, and When to Use It

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2020-09-21T14:28:54-04:00May 8th, 2014|NEJM Knowledge+|

Refreshing your memory on material you’ve already learned can be as valuable as learning new material. NEJM Knowledge+ offers a personalized review feature, called “Recharge,” in which a set of 20 questions is presented to you based on the topics and questions you are weakest in and the [...]

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What It Means to Be State-of-the-Art in Adaptive Learning Software

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-21T14:23:24-04:00May 1st, 2014|Learning|

In Part 1 of our Q&A series with Area9 founder and CEO Ulrik Christensen, MD, we learned how the company transitioned from being a niche provider of medical simulation software — aimed at preventing medical errors — to a global leader in adaptive learning software. Here in Part [...]

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A Journey from Preventing Medical Errors to Adaptive Learning

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-21T14:18:08-04:00April 24th, 2014|Learning|

We sat down recently for a Q&A with Ulrik Christensen, MD, founder and CEO of Area9 Learning, the company whose technology powers NEJM Knowledge+ along with many state-of-the-art adaptive learning environments in undergraduate settings. In Part 1 of our series, we learn how the company transitioned from being [...]