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Here’s How Virtual Reality Can Help Fight Disease

Last month, in a government building in Maryland, I put on virtual reality headset and got a glimpse of the future of medicine.<p>I was touring the …

Medicine

How Virtual Reality Is Helping Heal Soldiers With PTSD

For nearly 20 years the idea of using virtual reality to treat PTSD has been gaining momentum. But new breakthroughs in the platform are making it easier and more affordable than ever for veterans to find help.<p>It was supposed to be a routine resupply mission: a short drive across the Al Asad Air …

Healthcare VR/AR projected to grow 73% by 2022

The healthcare sector will see a rise in adoption of VR/AR training and simulation applications in the coming years, according to Allied Market …

For Senior Citizens, the Future of VR Lies in the Past

Craig Palmer hasn't left his Manhattan apartment in four years, but on a recent afternoon, the 78-year-old made a transatlantic voyage—while seated …

Virtual reality helps children for King’s MRI scans

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has created a virtual reality app to help children going through MRI scans at the trust.The post Virtual …

iPads are the 'new stethoscope' and every doctor needs one...

You can choose to ignore it, but the move to put iOS inside healthcare is gathering so much momentum it’s a triumph of ignorance over good sense to …

Health Care

Mobile health apps aren’t helping the people who most need them

For more Mobile Commerce news related articles.New research has shown that these applications aren’t necessarily doing what they were designed to …

mHealth

Enterprise software firm Jamf notes that iOS MDM can allevate security concerns in ‘mobility in healthcare’ report

A new independent report titled ‘A Pulse on Mobility in Healthcare’ has been published by Apple device management software firm Jamf, who also commissioned the survey. Not surprisingly, the global tally of 550 IT decision makers found that security is the number one concern for healthcare systems …

Digital Health

Quest Diagnostics data breach puts health care security in the spotlight

Quest Diagnostics joined the list of health care companies targeted by hackers this week when it announced a data breach that exposed the health information of about 34,000 people.<p>In a statement released Monday, the diagnostics specialist said that “an unauthorized third party” accessed a mobile …

Beyond Obamacare: How Trump’s Cabinet Picks Could Affect Americans’ Health

It's hard to deny that President-elect Donald Trump and the incoming GOP Congress could change the face of American health care in significant ways. …

Health Care

Take a look inside the doctor's office of the future, created by a $2 billion startup that's shaking up healthcare

On December 8, the first day Oscar's healthcare facility opened in Brooklyn, all of the available slots filled up immediately.<p>Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser points to that as a good sign of what's to come for the $2 billion health insurance startup's foray into physical healthcare spaces.<p>Oscar aims to …

Digital Health

We Interviewed Health Care Leaders About Their Industry, and They’re Worried

However the Trump administration and the Republican U.S. Congress replace or revamp the Affordable Care Act, it is unlikely to halt America’s ongoing move from the rightfully maligned fee-for-service payment system to one that pays for “value” — the quality of outcomes relative to the price. …

Health Care

What a Visit to an AI-Enabled Hospital Might Look Like

The combination of machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and cognitive computing will soon change the ways that we interact with our environments. AI-driven smart services will sense what we’re doing, know what our preferences are from our past behavior, and subtly guide us …

Machine Learning

Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

Businesses that are serious about reducing health care costs — and improving the health and well-being of their employees — should take a serious look at digital therapeutics, which have the potential to provide effective, low-cost ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases and their consequences. …

Digital Health

Blockchain In Healthcare | Articles | Big Data

The implications of blockchain are becoming increasingly clear as it is adopted across an ever growing number of different industries, no longer …

Big Data

From rapping about healthcare to changing healthcare

Zubin Damania, M.D. might be best known as his alter ego, ZDoggMD — the rapping, singing star of parody videos that poke fun at a broken healthcare …

Medical Technology

Health 3.0: A Vision to Unbreak Healthcare

<b>Written with Jonathan Bush, CEO, athenahealth</b><p>Healthcare is broken. Few argue this point. Dr. Zubin Damania (aka “ZDoggMD”) is releasing an anthem to unbreak healthcare – it’s a parody of Eminem’s critically acclaimed Lose Yourself, with a call to build Health 3.0. ZDoggMD has become an Internet …

Health Care