Search Tag: virtual reality

ICU Management

Evidence-Based Design Drives New Finnish ICU

2016 11 Jun

An intensive and intermediate care unit due to open in 2018 at Seinäjoki Central Hospital in Finland is the result of extensive evidence-based design research and virtual modelling. The facility with 24 single patient rooms will be the first ICU with single patient rooms in Finland.Design The EVICURES project included research carried out by VTT Technical... Read more

Cardiology Management

Virtual Reality and The Final Frontier in Interventional Cardiology

2015 24 Nov

Virtual reality device was successfully used to guide recanalization of right coronary artery as reported by the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. Virtual reality (VR) is expected to revolutionise medicine and healthcare. Already, several medical specialties are using it to train physicians and assist diagnosis. It is believed that VR has tremendous potential... Read more

IT Management

Virtual Patient Project: Avatars Express Emotion For Clinician Training

2015 28 Feb

Medical students learning to relate to patients often interact with “standardised patients” portrayed by healthy people who are trained to act like real patients. The drawback of that type of interaction is that it is relatively expensive, and students do not always get to experience the range of patient personalities. Computer-based virtual patients... Read more


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