New Virtual Reality Pain Management Study Unites All Aspects of Care

Researchers in the orthopedic department at Cedars Sinai are demonstrating that in post-operative patients shown virtual reality videos of nature, that it “significantly reduces pain versus a control distraction condition.”  An independent study done by Samsung, a partner in the

New Virtual Reality Pain Management Study Unites All Aspects of Care

Researchers in the orthopedic department at Cedars Sinai are demonstrating that in post-operative patients shown virtual reality videos of nature, that it “significantly reduces pain versus a control distraction condition.”  An independent study done by Samsung, a partner in the

Healthcare Teams Gain Edge by Using VR, AR for Surgery, Training

This March, surgeons in Texas utilized augmented reality to assist them with surgery by overlaying images during endoscopic imaging to help them visualize critical structures during the operation.  This virtual and augmented reality technology is being employed in various ways

Healthcare Teams Gain Edge by Using VR, AR for Surgery, Training

This March, surgeons in Texas utilized augmented reality to assist them with surgery by overlaying images during endoscopic imaging to help them visualize critical structures during the operation.  This virtual and augmented reality technology is being employed in various ways

FDA clears EKG-capable Apple Watch band

Kardia-Tech has created an EKG sensor that lives on the Apple Watch band and takes readings at 5 second intervals to detect and alert the wearers to problems such as life-threatening arrhythmias.  In contrast, standard devices currently in use such

FDA clears EKG-capable Apple Watch band

Kardia-Tech has created an EKG sensor that lives on the Apple Watch band and takes readings at 5 second intervals to detect and alert the wearers to problems such as life-threatening arrhythmias.  In contrast, standard devices currently in use such

Apple Launches EHR App with 39 Health Systems on Board

In January 2018, Apple announced the release of its product to consolidate various health organizations’ EHRs for consumer (patient) viewership.  The app would additionally allow patients to see when their charts or records are updated.  This product is available for

Apple Launches EHR App with 39 Health Systems on Board

In January 2018, Apple announced the release of its product to consolidate various health organizations’ EHRs for consumer (patient) viewership.  The app would additionally allow patients to see when their charts or records are updated.  This product is available for

How effective are mental health apps?

A new study out of Liverpool contends that most mental health apps are not evidence based or clinically effective.  There were 4 apps that were proven to be effective – Big White Wall, Moodscope, Happyhealthy, and WorkGuru.  Researchers express concern

How effective are mental health apps?

A new study out of Liverpool contends that most mental health apps are not evidence based or clinically effective.  There were 4 apps that were proven to be effective – Big White Wall, Moodscope, Happyhealthy, and WorkGuru.  Researchers express concern

Method to map craters on Mars used to assess tumours

Researchers are applying machine learning technology used to map craters on Mars to predicting patterns and changes in small sets of data in cancer research.  The technology is called Linear Poisson Modelling and the implications in oncology are that it

Method to map craters on Mars used to assess tumours

Researchers are applying machine learning technology used to map craters on Mars to predicting patterns and changes in small sets of data in cancer research.  The technology is called Linear Poisson Modelling and the implications in oncology are that it

Medical devices developed to assist doctors with disabilities

Molly Fausone is a third year medical student at the University of Michigan medical school and is a paraplegic with limited mobility of her hands.  She and administrators have developed a tool to assist her in performing the physical exam-

Medical devices developed to assist doctors with disabilities

Molly Fausone is a third year medical student at the University of Michigan medical school and is a paraplegic with limited mobility of her hands.  She and administrators have developed a tool to assist her in performing the physical exam-