Virtual Reality and Healthcare Global Symposium ’22 – March 3-4, 2022 – Nashville

How is this conference different from the others? => A strong focus on providing unique contentand perspectives from across the healthcare spectrum. => A strong focus on providing new emerging voicesfrom across the ecosystem: care, technology, research, policy. Source: Virtual Reality and Healthcare Global Symposium ’22 – March 3-4, 2022 – Nashville, TN – March … Read more

Traversing the Healthcare Metaverse

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new healthcare consumer conditioned to home delivery of medicines and receiving healthcare online through telehealth visits (including Medicare recipients). In what I’m calling the “medaverse,” a new mode of communication in health and the healthcare market will shift how patients interact with providers, receive information and care, and buy … Read more

Effectiveness of Augmented Reality in Stroke Rehabilitation: A Meta-Analysis

Augmented reality (AR)-based rehabilitation shows potential to improve upper and lower limb function after stroke. This study aims to review the effect of AR technology in the recovery of the upper and lower limb function in stroke patients. Published randomized controlled trials and observational investigations with adult stroke patients were retrieved from five electronic databases … Read more

Virtual Reality Turns Games Into Treatments

Joe O’Connor, 62, who lives near Worcester, Mass., was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease six years ago. Exercise is one of the only things that slows the progress of the chronic disease, so he works out avidly — often in a virtual reality world. He dances. He plays tennis. He enjoys games that help him work … Read more

The Application of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Oral Surgery

Over the years, scientists and experts in the dental health industry have searched for ways to better the practice and achieve more precise results. Thankfully, it has been discovered that we are closer to achieving this goal with the application of virtual reality and augmented reality. Here are some of the ways virtual reality and … Read more

Can virtual reality make therapy more effective?

And when it comes to therapy, it would open up to a new subset of people who do not feel comfortable with regular face-to-face interactions, Dr Rogers added.“It might also enable therapists to conduct therapy more effectively at a distance, as a person can be in the therapist room (in virtual reality) while seated in … Read more

A virtual reality ‘Shopping Task’ could help test for cognitive decline in adults

Prof Sukhi Shergill, the study’s lead author from King’s IoPPN and Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS) said, “Virtual Reality appears to offer us significant advantages over more traditional pen-and-paper methods. The simple act of going to a shop to collect and pay for a list of items is something that we are all familiar … Read more

Virtual Reality Used to Assess Functional Cognition

Scientists at King’s College London have developed a cognitive test that enables clinicians to assess the functional cognition of patients by enabling them to complete complex everyday tasks in virtual reality. The so-called VStore recreates a virtual shopping world that accurately mirrors the in-store shopping experience. Source: Virtual Reality Used to Assess Functional Cognition

Virtual Reality Used to Assess Functional Cognition

Scientists at King’s College London have developed a cognitive test that enables clinicians to assess the functional cognition of patients by enabling them to complete complex everyday tasks in virtual reality. The so-called VStore recreates a virtual shopping world that accurately mirrors the in-store shopping experience. Source: Virtual Reality Used to Assess Functional Cognition

New medical society studies how metaverse will change healthcare

The medical community recently inaugurated a society to research how to apply metaverse, a convergence of virtual and physical space, to the healthcare sector.On Thursday, professors from the Seoul National University College of Medicine launched the “Medical Metaverse Research Society.”The group ai Source: New medical society studies how metaverse will change healthcare < Device/ICT < … Read more