ovidVR, an innovative enterprise, announces its entrance to the Surgical Training sector with its game-changing Virtual Reality Surgical Training products.
Forbes – VR isn’t just the bleeding edge of entertainment, it’s also a tool taking the healthcare industry by storm, everywhere from the emergency room to the therapist’s office.
GeekWire – A medical diagnosis can be one of the most terrifying and confusing days of a patient’s life.
VR Fitness Insider – The benefits of VR in healthcare – especially as it applies to baby boomers – are undeniable, with increase accessibility, time and cost savings, the reality of its advancement in physical therapy is far more than just virtual.
MDO – Dr. Justin Barad is a gamer, so it makes sense he would be drawn to virtual reality. As a high schooler, he started the computer science team he interned at.
TNW – Over 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Since the 1990s, opioid prescriptions have tripled in the US, a country with five-percent of the world’s population that’s now responsible for consuming 80-percent of its opioids. It’s clear we need an alternative.
Mosaic – Can virtual reality really soothe pain? Jo Marchant meets the doctors who say yes, and who hope this is a solution for the country consuming 80% of the world’s opioid supply: the United States of America.
Robohub – On paper, gestures seem like the best form of control for digital devices, robotics, and VR systems of the future. However, there are still many obstacles to overcome before we’re ready for large-scale adoption.
Tincture – Technology has drastically changed the practice of medicine, arguably for the better. However, many would claim that innovation has put a strain on the patient-physician relationship.
Futurity – Virtual reality could be useful not only for detecting balance impairments early, but perhaps also for reversing those impairments and preventing falls. Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly people.
Wareable – One of the biggest reasons your immersion breaks in VR is a lack of feeling. If you’re playing a game and get hit, or if you bump into a wall, you feel nothing (unless it’s your real living room wall, of course). That throws off your brain, which believes, visually and audibly, that it’s in a whole different world.
Wareable – Modern hospitals are equipped with the latest technologies and treatments. Whether it’s treating complex conditions like heart disease to simple fractures, doctors and nurses have never been in a more advanced position.
MassDevice – Virtual reality is no longer just for pilots to simulate flying – or for more realistic gaming experiences. Virtual reality is helping to shape the healthcare industry by offering immersive programs to help train surgeons and students for a variety of surgical procedures.
MedCity News – “I’m personally excited about healthcare because I’m obsessed with trying to do something for the greater good in this world, and it starts with the human species.” With these words, Olivier Rabenschlag, head of creative at Google, discussed why healthcare is different from the other industries he’s worked in throughout his career.
Mobi Health News – The University of Nebraska Medical Center has broken ground on a new $119 million facility meant to help physicians and nurses train for next-generation care delivery using emerging virtual and augmented reality technology.
Entrepreneur – Virtual reality technology holds enormous potential to change the future for a number of fields, from medicine, business, architecture to manufacturing.
Medical Futurist – What is the common denominator of behavioral psychology, pain management, medical training, rehabilitation and meditation? The answer is virtual reality. I believe that within a few years, VR will be a game-changer in these areas. Thus, it is high time to enlist the most important VR companies in healthcare.
VentureBeat – Eran Orr needed physical therapy, but he found out the hard way that it wasn’t easy to do. Physical therapy is always a big part of rehabilitation, but no one wants to do the exercises.
Huffington Post – Virtual reality is able to significantly reduce pain levels by “hijacking” the senses of hospital patients, without the need for drugs, according to new research.
The Silicon chip and the stethoscope have long gone hand in hand. Indeed, Moore’s Law, a widely used forecast of rising computing power, can often