Author: Brian Chau, MD
Clinicians describe how data from a Fitbit, brought to the clinic by their patient, helped manage a difficult medical problem.
A group of Finnish researchers are developing a virtual reality app to help seniors preserve cognition using simulating physical activity.
A team of high school students developed a virtual reality app to help diagnose ADHD, presenting their work at a New York hack-a-thon.
The Joy app uses a Google Daydream system to immerse inpatients in a virtual reality environment, particularly patients who are bed bound.
A Chinese rehabilitation center is developing a program to use virtual reality to help treat drug addiction.
The Davis Global Center will use a holographic theater, quarantine simulation center, and other virtual reality and augmented reality gear for clinician training.
We talked to Ryan Ribeira MD, the CEO of SimX – a startup that is bringing virtual reality and augmented reality to medical training in an innovative new way.
Researchers recently presented the results of an initial study of 20 patients using the SCI Health Storylines rehabilitation app.
This health focused virtual reality space will be furnished with Samsung gear to give kids virtual reality experiences.
A recent pilot study used virtual reality to help treat patients with advanced dementia, showing encouraging results.
An Ohio emergency medicine residency program is using virtual reality to simulate trauma bay scenarios using real-life patient encounters.
Two UK hospitals are testing the use of a virtual reality based health tool to diagnose concussions on the sideline.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is testing an innovative virtual reality app to help manage pain for kids with sickle cell disease.
A recent systematic review from Cedars-Sinai looks at the evidence for use of virtual reality for inpatient hospital care.
Cardiologists with Children’s Heart Center at Stanford are virtual reality cardiology apps including Virtual Heart, Brave Heart, and 3D visualization tools.
The workstation takes data from sans, combines it with graphic rendering technology to produce a detailed, 3D model viewed with virtual reality headsets.
Rendever uses virtual reality to help people with limited mobility experience the outside world through realistic group treks to anywhere in the world.
Reflexion Health offers a unique, FDA-cleared Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA).
Arizona State researchers developed a health app that avatars to help teens change how they perceive themselves.
The My MRI app from King’s College in London uses virtual reality to explain and simulate an MRI for kids to ease anxiety.