Platform Science, Werner Enterprises to deploy driver technology solutions

Instructional design and learning company Luma has released LumaLens, the trucking industry’s first camera-based authentication process for online driver training.

Authentication has always been a concern in distance education from online college courses to state certification exams, but nowhere are the stakes higher than in the trucking industry. Fleets that lack definitive proof of driver training events could potentially lose millions in accident lawsuits.

LumaLens provides motor carriers with liability protection by documenting training events. The technology captures time-stamped pictures of users while they are completing the training.

“As we continue to support the diverse training needs of the trucking industry, several clients are asking for a more foolproof method for documentation,” said Dr. Gina Anderson, CEO of Luma. “We responded by developing LumaLens as the industry’s first automated method for photo capture of training events.”

LumaLens is available exclusively in the Luma eNugget learning management system (LMS), which also

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IU School of Medicine and partners receive funding to deploy collaborative dementia care model

Supported by a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Indiana University School of Medicine and its partners have launched a 36-month venture to enhance, strengthen and expand supports for people with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers in 34 Indiana counties.

Managed by the IU Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science, the goal of the Alzheimer’s Disease Programs Initiative (ADPI) is to build upon existing home and community-based social supports to maximize the ability of people with ADRD to remain independent in their communities, said project director Steven R. Counsell, MD, who is a professor of medicine at IU School of Medicine and medical director for the Division of Aging in the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration.

The ADPI is a collaboration between IU School of Medicine;

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