Frequently asked questions
We’ve put together some commonly asked questions and answers to give you some more information about MEKSI. If there are any outstanding queries, please do not hesitate to contact us!
MEKSI improves the clinical skills of doctors by simulating patient consultations and providing comprehensive, actionable feedback.
MEKSI is an AI-powered chatbot which simulates clinical consultations between a patient and doctor. Through the fully responsive virtual patient, users are able to practice and master the various aspects of patient consultation in a safe, controlled manner.
A patient simulation is a type of specialised learning in which a medical student is able to practise conducting medical consultations, without the need for physical patients. It is able to realistically replicate real-life scenarios, and is AI-operated, making it an excellent education and assessment tool.
A VSP is a virtual rendering of a patient that facilitates the practice of clinical consultations through an interactive chatbot. The chatbot engages with the user as if it were a real-life patient, responding to inputs in a natural manner.
MEKSI seeks to reduce medical error by exposing students to real-life scenarios in a controlled and standardised environment. As such, users are able to practise their skills and garner experience without any risk to patients, so as to ensure greater medical success in the future.
Yes, MEKSI is aligned with Australian and global clinical standards.
Around the world, doctors are deluged with information. Analysts with IBM Watson Health say doctors need to recall 200 times more than the average human can retain. In order to address this growing issue, MEKSI offers a standardised and objective manner of training, assisting doctors in refining their observation skills so as to more efficiently sort and use information.
MEKSI is a computer-based platform where a user interacts with a realistic virtual patient in the form of a video and chatbot. Using natural language, the user can engage with the patient and conduct a clinical examination.
MEKSI provides comprehensive feedback on several parameters of performance, yielding scores for each individual aspect of student performance. This provides valuable insight to recruiters who are able to access detailed information regarding the strengths and weaknesses of a prospect employee.
MEKSI is an automated chatbot that operates online. As such, we do not offer clinical rotations at the moment, but MEKSI seeks to replicate doctor-patient interactions and is therefore valuable to students on clinical rotation.
You can register for Meksi here at https://www.meksi.com/register/ and can complete a free case
The subscription packages are TBA, but we will be providing regular updates closer to launch.
Last updated: 8th Dec 2020
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Dr. Rossie Lee is MEKSI’s in-house medical case writer. She is a doctor who keenly remembers the struggles and strategies that helped her as a medical student.