Search Tag: virtual reality

Diagnostic Point in a VR Version

2022 23 Jun

An innovative approach to innovation sounds... interesting? Join us now for an unforgettable telemedicine adventure in virtual reality! You may already be familiar with our Diagnostic Point, but if you are not, be sure to take a look at the  article  where we described in detail how the Prevention Kiosk works and what it is  Read more

Virtual Reality Exercise Improves Mental Wellbeing

2022 21 Jun

A new study shows that virtual training can reduce psychosocial stress and anxiety. Psychosocial stress refers to the stress experienced in social situations such as social judgment, rejection, and performance evaluation. These findings provide further evidence that virtual training can produce acute cognitive and neural benefits. The research is published... Read more

Penumbra Introduces Next Generation REAL® y-Series™, Expanding Virtual Reality Healthcare Platform

2022 31 Mar

Latest offering of REAL Immersive System joins the REAL i-Series as part of a comprehensive virtual reality-based healthcare platform aimed to address a wide range of conditions for more than 50 million patients in the U.S. Expanded content library features activities that can be customized through enhanced therapist interface, supported by considerable... Read more

VR for Rare Diseases Identification

2021 24 Apr

A team of researchers from Austria have developed an immersive virtual reality platform for visualisation of protein interactions and identification of genetic aberrations in the human body.   You might also like: The use of virtual reality (VR) in haemodialysis patients helps alleviate the side symptoms such as fatigue,... Read more

VR for Side Symptom Alleviation

2021 26 Feb

The use of virtual reality (VR) in haemodialysis patients helps alleviate the side symptoms such as fatigue, lightheadedness and nausea, a new study shows (Hernandez et al. 2021).   You might also like: A new virtual reality-based method reassesses the approach to agency and body ownership in motor control and looks promising for rehabilitation... Read more

VR for Better Motor Control

2021 23 Jan

A new virtual reality-based method reassesses the approach to agency and body ownership in motor control and looks promising for rehabilitation purposes, especially in elderly patients.   You might also like: Digital Healthcare Focus: Integrating Telerehabilitation in Rehabilitation Care   The accuracy of motor control depends... Read more

Could AR and VR Replace 3D Printing in Imaging Space?

2019 11 Dec

Early applications of 3D printing technology in medicine have been made in the field of imaging, enabling radiology departments to be of more help to care teams by providing clinicians and surgeons with printed models of anatomical structures. You might also like: The Future of Radiology Training There is a new kid on the block that is... Read more

9 Tech Trends Taking off in 2020

2019 11 Nov

Technology continues to transform healthcare through increased efficiency in work processes, leading to better delivery of care. For the incoming year, 2020, expect growing applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning aimed at advancing disease risk prediction. Expanding AI use will likely have a ripple effect, such as in genomic... Read more

Virtual hospital app becomes reality

2019 19 Mar

With the launch of Samitivej "Virtual Hospital" app, Thai patients will have a convenient way to consult with specialist doctors – anywhere they are and anytime they want to. In addition to teleconsultation services, the online hospital also offers home delivery of medication or home visits to take blood samples ([email protected]). You might also... Read more

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