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How Technologies Shape The Future Of Medical Conferences

I have attended more than 400 conferences that were devoted to medicine and healthcare, and I can count the great ones on one hand. Terribly visualized presentations, new ideas in old shapes, delays, bad organizing, lack of guest engagement. How come medical event organizers do not make the most out of digital technology? How come they do not follow the ever-changing needs of guests and visitors, let alone patients and doctors? Read on to learn how new technologies and trends are able to catapult any medical event into the 21st century!

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Digital Health Supports The Fight Against Opioids

The widespread U.S. opioid & overdose crisis is an ever-increasing tragic concern for everyone: writhing victims, family members being fain to see their relatives suffer or die, doctors prescribing opioid pain-killers what they thought before as safe, and regulators imposed to handle a tough situation. Addiction. It’s painful to even read about the skyrocketing numbers of people suffering, thus we decided to map how digital health could help tackle the opioid crisis.

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Escape The Scary and Painful in Healthcare: The AppliedVR Review

Virtual reality might be a great tool to mitigate chronic pain without painkillers or to escape the scary hospital environment without physically going anywhere. The Los Angeles-based company, appliedVR, promises a comprehensive and immersive VR experience through a wide range of VR content. I had great expectations and was excited to test their review package. Here is my ultimate verdict!

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Virtual Reality Is Used in Clinical Practice

Dr. Brennan M. Spiegel and his research team at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have been experimenting with virtual reality (VR) for years. I had a fruitful and very exciting correspondence with him about moments of immersion, virtual pharmacies or how to travel to Iceland without leaving your hospital bed. Read on!

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Top Virtual Reality Companies in Healthcare

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.

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The Technological Future of Surgery

The future of surgery offers an amazing cooperation between humans and technology, which could elevate the level of precision and efficiency of surgeries so high we have never seen before.

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10 Reasons Why People Should Not Fear Digital Health Technologies

The development of digital health technology causes many concerns regarding bioethics. Here are 10 examples why people should not be afraid of, but rather embrace the advancements of such technologies.