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Alternate Realities Help Medical Education And Training During COVID-19
With the need to limit physical contact amidst the pandemic, the whole world turned to virtual solutions to reprise their daily activities. Zoom and Slack […]
The Technological Future Of Sexuality And Sexual Health
Long-distance hugs; virtual reality porn stars; technosexuals living with automated dolls; you might have caught such news snippets online, but you’ll have to get used […]
Will We All Have To Become Biologically Enhanced Superhumans?
Okay, hands up who can tell who’s the most famous biologically enhanced superhuman in the world? True, it’s a quite close call between Captain America and […]
9 Technologies That Will Shape The Future Of Dentistry
One of the most common childhood fears is going to the dentist. Who would not relate? Sitting in a huge chair illuminated by blinding light; […]
The Top 100 Digital Health Companies: An Infographic
The Medical Futurist decided to compile the 100 most promising digital health companies in an easy-to-understand infographic.
2020: Jumanji Or Dystopia
“There’s No Going Back to ‘Normal’”, crudely proclaims the headline of a June piece from The Atlantic. “The Terrible Consequences of Australia’s Uber-Bushfires” reads a […]
What Would Make Every Doctor Use Digital Health?
Here on The Medical Futurist site we often show snippets of the future we imagine for healthcare. In this vision that we often dub as […]
Looking Back At COVID-19 From 2030
This time we put on our VR headsets, fast forward to 2030 and have a look at what we have gained and what we lost to the virus.
Will Medical Workers Deal With PTSD After COVID-19?
Medical health professionals and other people in the frontline on the fight against coronavirus are expected to have a surge in trauma-related illnesses, particularly PTSD.
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.
Do Virtual Simulations Prepare For Medical Realities?
How do you study organs and complex living structures in two dimensions? It’s like trying to piece together life on the planet in the age of the dinosaurs from fossils – almost impossible. So why do medical schools require students to learn the tricks of the trade from densely written books and PowerPoint presentations? Luckily, the advancement of technology brought in another dimension: virtual reality. So, we looked around to what extent VR as a three-dimensional teaching tool can support medical education. Let’s dive into virtual laparoscopy, simulated empathy, and co.