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DXR Development Group
DxR Development Group -- a software company specializing in Web applications for healthcare education, businesses, and non-profits -- is one of the SIUC Small Business Incubator's earliest clients, moving into the incubator in the early 90's. DxR was incorporated in 1992, founded by two professors at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (Dr. Kevin Dorsey and Dr. Hurley Myers) and a software engineer (Eldon Benz). The start-up's flagship product, DxR Clinician, is virtual patient software for educating future physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. DxR later expanded its reach, with patient simulations and case study software for schools that train other healthcare professionals, including nurses, physical therapists, and chiropractors. DxR's software titles have found an audience around the globe, particularly in North America and Asia. DxR also creates custom-designed Web applications, Websites, and online performance-based testing and training applications. Dr. Dorsey returned to academia in the late 90’s, while Dr. Myers continues as DxR's President/CEO and Benz serves as VP of Programming. DxR relocated from the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center to One Enterprise Place in 2006.
Illinois Heartland Library System
The Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) is a not-for-profit library system providing delivery and automation (online catalog software) to the libraries of southern and parts of central Illinois, as well as certain grant program services, such as the Cataloging Maintenance Center to libraries statewide.
Office of Workforce Innovation and Research
The Office of Workforce Innovation and Research is a multi-faceted organization that can take an idea from conception to evaluation into pilot testing and on to implementation. The talented staff consists of full-time employees, graduate students, and undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds and interests. The OWIR manages projects and grants in the fields of health care training, certification exams, games for educations as well as numerous research projects. One of the positive attributes about working at SIU is that no matter what the project requires, there are 20,000 resources available if necessary.
Potentia Analytics brings cutting-edge technology to hard-to-solve industrial projects. Established in 2005 from a group of computer scientists and medical doctors, Potentia Analytics determined their core objective of applying computational intelligence to complex medical-related procedures and practices.
SIU Nurse Assistant/Aide Testing Program
The SIU Nurse Assistant/Aide Testing Program is a university testing unit based in the Office of Economic and Regional Development. They administer the Illinois Nurse Aide Competency Exam (NACE) for the Illinois Department of Public Health. Currently the primary functions include coordinate and administer the monthly Nurse Aide Competency Examination utilizing 54 test sites located in all of the seven regions across the state of Illinois. They also process and score all exams, conduct statistical analysis and provide testing results to IDPH, over 300 approved nurse aide training programs, and all individual test takers. They compile, print and bind balanced NACE exams for use with the monthly test administration and various technical assurance manuals for use by IDPH and Illinois nurse aide training programs. In addition to the above, they assist in updating and maintenance of the Nurse Aide Registry, conduct research, and maintain, update an Illinois Nurse Aide Testing Website and develop instructional materials to be utilized by IDPH and Illinois Nurse Aide training programs.