Category Archives: Gamification

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

Dynamic Web Based Virtual Patients

Not too long ago PBL learning was the “hot new thing” in medical education. Now educators in St. George’s School of Medicine in London are exploring a different type of PBL called Dynamic-PBL. Dynamic PBL provides web based interactive cases

Dynamic Web Based Virtual Patients

Not too long ago PBL learning was the “hot new thing” in medical education. Now educators in St. George’s School of Medicine in London are exploring a different type of PBL called Dynamic-PBL. Dynamic PBL provides web based interactive cases

Using Gaming and Competition in Medical Education

Last week I was on an elevator at UCIMC and was surprised that out of the eight or so people on the elevator, seven of them were checking their phone. Most of the people on the elevator were residents and

Using Gaming and Competition in Medical Education

Last week I was on an elevator at UCIMC and was surprised that out of the eight or so people on the elevator, seven of them were checking their phone. Most of the people on the elevator were residents and

A virtual approach to asthma education

Wizdy app helps kids learn about their own asthma by having them take care of a pet asthmatic dragon. How fun and informative, I’d name mine Puff! Full article: http://bostinno.streetwise.co/2016/02/12/harvard-ilab-wizdy-games-for-kids-asthma-and-allergies/

A virtual approach to asthma education

Wizdy app helps kids learn about their own asthma by having them take care of a pet asthmatic dragon. How fun and informative, I’d name mine Puff! Full article: http://bostinno.streetwise.co/2016/02/12/harvard-ilab-wizdy-games-for-kids-asthma-and-allergies/

iPad Technology for Home Rehabilitation after Stroke (iHOME): A proof-of-concept randomized trial.

This new trial investigates the potential for an iPad-based stroke rehab program to be used at home! Full article: http://goo.gl/wU8yia

iPad Technology for Home Rehabilitation after Stroke (iHOME): A proof-of-concept randomized trial.

This new trial investigates the potential for an iPad-based stroke rehab program to be used at home! Full article: http://goo.gl/wU8yia

Oculus Rift and Google Glass Augment Surgery at Spanish Hospital

This cool virtual reality headset allows patients to be transported into a relaxing environment while in the OR! Full article: http://goo.gl/xBjZ9s

Oculus Rift and Google Glass Augment Surgery at Spanish Hospital

This cool virtual reality headset allows patients to be transported into a relaxing environment while in the OR! Full article: http://goo.gl/xBjZ9s

Smash Is A Wearable For Tracking Tennis Technique

Smash is a wearable that is focused specifically on tennis rather than general activity tracking by looking at swing speed, number of shots, types of shots, etc. Full Article: http://goo.gl/gT8TtW

Smash Is A Wearable For Tracking Tennis Technique

Smash is a wearable that is focused specifically on tennis rather than general activity tracking by looking at swing speed, number of shots, types of shots, etc. Full Article: http://goo.gl/gT8TtW