Realityworks® ECG Simulator Wins 2020 Edison Award

Realityworks® ECG Simulator Wins 2020 Edison Award

Health science learning aid developed by Wisconsin company Realityworks, Inc. recognized for its innovative design

2020 Edison Awards – Silver Award Winner – ECG Simulator

Eau Claire, Wis. (March 19, 2020) – Realityworks, Inc. announces the receipt of the 2020 Edison Awards for its ECG Simulator. Selected by a panel of over 3,000 leading business executives from around the world, Realityworks’ ECG Simulator received the silver award in Health & Wellness and Wellness Technology & Platforms categories. Realityworks developed this unique learning aid to give health science educators a better way to teach key healthcare skills; the simulator was recognized for its “game-changing, innovative design.”

“We’re honored to have received an Edison Award for one of our internally developed products,” said Timm Boettcher, Realityworks President & CEO. “Today’s healthcare educators are working harder than ever to ensure their students have the skills they need to succeed in high-demand fields like nursing and Emergency Medical Services. Tools like our ECG Simulator help instructors provide realistic, lifelike opportunities to hone needed skills and develop real-world knowledge.”

An electrocardiogram, or ECG, is likely the first thing healthcare providers conduct if a patient is experiencing cardiac issues. But if the leads are inaccurately placed or the results are misinterpreted, lives can be affected. Realityworks’ ECG Simulator is an all-in-one solution for proper ECG training; it lets students practice placing ECG/EKG leads on the body through realistic rib palpation, and practice reading and recognizing common rhythms. The simulator includes a tablet, workbooks and flashcards as well as comprehensive curriculum.

The Edison Awards is the world’s most revered Innovation Award dedicated to recognizing and honoring the best in innovation and innovators since 1987. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit

Realityworks’ ECG Simulator is part of a line of health science training tools developed by the company to engage today’s students in high-demand healthcare fields, training them on various nursing procedures and helping them develop key soft skills. All Realityworks products are created in partnership with educators. These partnerships help ensure products are accurate and are the simulators most important for key learning concepts. Learn more about Realityworks’ products and programs by visiting

About Realityworks, Inc.

Established over 20 years ago, Realityworks, Inc. is dedicated to creating experiential learning tools that engage students, help educators teach needed skills and provide career exploration opportunities. Realityworks comprehensive learning solutions combine curriculum with hands-on learning tools, student activities and assessments to create innovative classroom-based learning environments that make a difference. These solutions are used in middle, secondary and post-secondary schools to address a variety of Career & Technical Education pathways, including health & human services, health sciences, welding and trade skills, agriculture education, sex education and more. With simulators in more than 70 percent of U.S. school districts and programs in more than 90 countries around the world, Realityworks has made a worldwide impact on the lives of youth all over the world. For more information, visit, or call toll-free 800-830-1416.

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