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Virtual Reality in Medicine

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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4 Trends Shaping The Future Of Medical Events

I have attended literally hundreds of conferences and events that were devoted to medicine and healthcare, however several seemed to be boring and outdated. How come medical event organizers do not make the most out of digital technology; and do not follow the ever changing needs of patients and doctors? Read on to learn the 4 key ways to catapult any medical event into the 21st century.

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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.

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5 Ways Medical Virtual Reality Is Already Changing Healthcare

Virtual Reality started its fascinating take-over of healthcare for the greatest pleasure of patients and doctors alike. Here are five great examples of medical VR transforming patient lives and how doctors work.