Tag Archives: Virtual

Virtual Health Tech Enables the Continuum of Health from Hospital to Home

In the COVID-19 pandemic, as peoples’ daily lives shifted closer and closer to home, and for some weeks and months home-all-the-time, health care, too, moved beyond brick-and-mortar hospitals and doctors’ offices. The public health crisis accelerated “what’s next” for health care delivery, detailed in A New Era of Virtual Health, a report published by TripleTree. TripleTree… Read More »

How virtual reality therapy can cure PTSD, obesity and even the pain of childbirth

Erin Martucci declined an epidural when contractions started during the birth of her second child at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY, in 2016. When the pain became too intense, her gynecologist handed her a headset. Minutes later, she was enraptured by a beach scene. The sun set as a flock of birds flew… Read More »

Personalized Blood Flow Modeling Benefits from Virtual Reality Interface

Researchers at Duke University have developed a fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow within the body, including the motion of individual blood cells. The researchers hope that the system could eventually be used by clinicians to model blood flow for individual patients and help with treatment decisions, such as stent placement. By testing… Read More »

The Rise of Virtual Races

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Dear Readers, With races around the world canceled, on hold or up in the air, a new kind of event is gaining… Read More »

Virtual Dentistry And The Culture Of Technological Control – Forbes

A dentist using a tablet integrated with on-site dental equipment showing a dental x-ray on a tablet. Photo credit: Getty Getty As a parent of two small children, getting them into brushing is not as easy as I would have thought. Kids love water, mirrors, and playing, but somehow getting my three-year-old into brushing his teeth is no easy feat. Then I… Read More »