Search Tag: virtual reality

Health Management

Committing to the future of medicine

2018 25 Jan

The future is not so far off as a new book on future healthcare shows A new book released by Jacobs Institute has its finger on the pulse of the lightning-speed changes happening in healthcare and how stakeholders will need to adapt to stay ahead.Peering into the future of healthcare is less about predictions and more about implementing systemic change... Read more

Health Management

The future of augmented reality in healthcare

2018 25 Jan

Smart technologies shaping the future.   An overview and look to the future of how augmented reality (AR) is being widely adopted in the healthcare industry, creating business opportunities for companies with AR expertise.Augmented reality is the use of displays, cameras, and sensors to overlay digital information onto the real world. In contrast to... Read more

Health Management

2084 Infograph

2018 25 Jan

A snapshot on the future of healthcare. Read more

Health Management

Future medicine, today's healthcare

2018 25 Jan

Is the “Smart Hospital” a chance for change?Prof. Heinemann explains how futuristic and smart technologies that are used in preventive and diagnostic  healthcare, are embedded in a new digital professionalism and quality.Artificial intelligence (AI) in diagnostic radiology, robots in nursing and operating theatres, augmented and virtual reality in surgery... Read more

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