4 Ways Virtual Reality Is Being Used in Healthcare

applied-vrVirtual reality has become a legitimate technological platform for improving healthcare, Daniel Kraft, MD, chairman of the Exponential Medicine Conference, recently explained to Worrell Design.

Here are the four major ways Kraft sees virtual reality being used in medicine:

1. Pain management. Just over the summer, AppliedVR announced a partnership with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to bring virtual reality content to patients in the hospital’s orthopedic, spine, and surgery center. The whole idea is to help patients manage pain by distracting them with an interactive world full of games.

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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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