Virtual Reality at the US Department of Veterans Affairs : a guest contribution

As use-cases have expanded, so have VA patient areas where VR can be found: medical-surgical, intensive care, inpatient mental health, spinal cord injury, and residential treatment units, VA Community Living Centers (short and long-term care and hospice), various outpatient clinics, operating rooms, and even in Veterans’ homes. 

Cas d’usage : La diminution de la douleur et de l’anxiété avant, pendant, et après des procédures médicales, grâce à Healthy Mind

The co-founders of Healthy Mind, TImothée Cabanne and Reda Khouadra understood early on in their lives, the difficulty of living with pain and anxiety, because they grew up with parents suffering from chronic pain that was not relieved by medication. Subsequently, Reda who had been a 3D enthusiast since he was 12, realized that there could be a VR solution … Read More

Cas d’usage: Anxiété pédiatrique (phobie des aiguilles) avec Smileyscope

VRforHealth est heureuse de lancer des articles de type « Cas d’usage de la réalité virtuelle. » Nous remercions notre partenaire de Solutions VR Smileyscope pour ce premier cas d’usage. Virtual Reality Use Case Interview : Pediatric Needle Anxiety  I Facts and Figures about the Use Case Medical Definition of Pediatric Needle Anxiety (PNA) Trypanophobia, or the fear of needles, is the … Read More

VRforHealth Webinar « VR & Pain » replay

VRforHealth’s first Webinar in the VRforHealth Live series is now available for viewing on our official YouTube channel. “VR & Pain – the Patient Experience” features a one-on-one conversation between VRforHealth co-founder and digital health pioneer Denise Silber and Tom Norris, a chronic pain patient, patient advocate, and retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant-Colonel.  Tom also leads chronic pain support groups … Read More