It’s always important to ask what the evidence is with any new technology in healthcare, including medical education. Recent advances in virtual reality (VR) tech offer the potential for engaging, interactive learning experiences for medical students and residents, but is there actually any evidence to support this? A recent study in the Journal of Oral […]
Many tech-based interventions exist for dementia from virtual reality to a cognitive training app, but do they work? The CDC estimates that over 14 million Americans will be affected by 2050. Dementia affects 14% of people ages 71 years and older and 30% of those over the age 90. The cost of care worldwide is estimated […]
Baidu builds an online triage tool that enables users to talk to a bot that will ask and answer medical questions.
Researchers used the Buckingham Virtual Tympanum app to see if they could improve how medical students learn about ear pathology.
FDA is hosting the 2016 FDA Naloxone App Competition to encourage the development of creative strategies to combat the rising epidemic of opioid overdose.