In recent ‘covid’ times, working from home and through a screen has increasingly become the norm for many companies. Choosing to go virtual is something that has been made easier for businesses in the digital age. Everyday conversations have moved to platforms such as Zoom or Teams and standard office conversations are now organised via […]
According to Cancer Research UK, 28% of cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment, which is around 102,760 people per year in the UK [1,2]. The most common type of chemotherapy is administration of the drugs directly into the patient’s vein (intravenous chemotherapy) and this is usually carried out in a hospital by a chemotherapy nurse [3,4].
The opioid crisis is another epidemic currently affecting America. In 2015 America experienced a fall in life expectancy for the first time in 100 years, which is very likely due to a huge increase in overdoses and suicide as a result of opioid addiction . However, a drug called naloxone can be used as a
In previous blog posts we’ve explored the wonders virtual reality (VR) has to offer the healthcare industry and this blog post will discuss the ways in which it can be used to combat the disease that’s constantly bombarding the news channels and disrupting our everyday life: COVID-19. VR is being used in a variety of
Surgical robots, concussion sensing VR headsets, and cadaver-less medical school curriculums. These are just a few of the most revolutionary developments at the forefront of healthcare today.
Following on from our last blog post about how virtual reality (VR) is being used in healthcare to directly help patients, this sequel post is all about the VR companies developing technologies for medical education and healthcare professionals. To jog your memory, VR is an immersive experience in a simulated world and AR overlays digital
Surgical robots, concussion sensing VR headsets, and cadaver-less medical school curriculums. These are just a few of the most revolutionary developments at the forefront of healthcare today. Read More »
You may already know that virtual reality (VR) is being widely adopted in healthcare today in an array of applications, but there are certain companies who are taking it one step further and shaping this technology to directly benefit patients. From helping patients better understand the procedures they have scheduled, to facilitating the rehabilitation for