7 Ways virtual reality is being used in healthcare today

April 17, 2018
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Virtual Reality for Healthcare

Medical advances are being made using Virtual Reality due to its immersive quality.  Virtual Reality engages users to interact with video in a unique and exciting way, and it’s being utilized within the healthcare industry today to make significant breakthroughs in medical treatments such as:

  1. Effective VR treatment of soldiers with PTSD (Psychology Today)
  2. Easing patient pain with Virtual Reality in hospitals (Men’s Journal)
  3. Decreasing opioid addiction with VR therapy for chronic pain (Wired)
  4. Reducing anxiety with Virtual Reality (BBC News)
  5. VR Therapy for Phobias (Duke)
  6. Experiencing illnesses from the patient’s point of view builds patient empathy (MM&M)
  7. Medical education with Virtual Reality simulation (UCSF)

If you haven’t personally experienced Virtual Reality – you can access a virtual reality experience with a Synergem custom-branded Virtual Reality (VR) Viewer and any cell phone.  Contact Synergem for more information.

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