Search Tag: virtual reality

IT Management

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

IT Management

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

ICU Management

Feasibility and Potential Benefits of Immersive Virtual Reality in the Intensive Care Unit

2020 19 May

Virtual reality (VR) is a developing technology with much current interest in its potential to improve patient outcome in a variety of clinical settings. Critically ill patients, their relatives and intensive care unit (ICU) staff are all at high risk of stress and anxiety and patients often experience pain. This study explores the potential benefits... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Future is Digital

2020 09 Mar

The debate about Artificial Intelligence (AI) versus healthcare personnel shows no sign of abating. While we can safely say that the role of physicians is not under any serious threat from technology, AI will be critical in managing data for more efficient diagnosis, workflow and patient care. ‘The Future is Digital’ offers exciting views on data... Read more

Executive Health Management

Surgical Template Design and Guided Surgery with Virtual Reality in Medicine

2020 09 Mar

Summary: Computer scientists in Pisa are developing Virtual Reality software that shows how 3D technology from dentistry can be applied to the imaging space. Virtual Reality (VR) is an increasingly applied technology in medicine and surgery. The possibility for the user to experience a totally immersive three-dimensional environment, together... Read more

IT Management

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

IT Management

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

IMAGING Management

The Future of Radiology Training

2019 07 Oct

Leveraging technology, particularly simulation and virtual reality (VR) , is an effective way to prepare medical students for the future of radiology, according to experts in this field of medicine. Residency largely consists of memorising for exams but incorporating technology in radiology residency training programmes will mean less of a need... Read more

ICU Management

Virtual Reality in the Intensive Care Unit: State of Play and Future Prospects

2019 26 Sep

An overview of the practical uses of virtual reality in the ICU and the benefits it can provide. One way of defining virtual reality (VR) is as the set of techniques and systems required for human beings to enter computer-generated synthetic worlds. VR techniques are based on real-time interaction with an artificial immersive world using behavioural... Read more

ICU Management

Virtual reality experience in the PICU

2019 30 May

A pilot study at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago An overview of the virtual reality programme at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and its potential benefits on patient outcomes. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has introduced virtual reality into their paediatric intensive... Read more