In response to the closing of healthcare educational programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some healthcare simulation programs have changed their experiential learning experiences from face to face activities to Virtual Reality. Today Dr. Kim Baily PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, previous Simulation Coordinator for Los Angeles Harbor College and Director of Nursing for El Camino [...]
Founded in 2012, FundamentalVR is a digital health company that uses virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) healthcare simulation solutions to help train surgeons using real-world scenarios. The technology and data insight business specializes in the intersection between immersive experiences and haptics, working to enhance medical training and outcomes.
Headquartered in London, England, the company [...]
The second day of the VR and Healthcare Global Symposium opened today with a keynote from Dr. Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, Director of Health Services Research, at Cedars-Sinai’s Health System and Founder of the Virtual Medicine conference. HealthySimulation.com covers his talk “Lessons Learned Using Virtual Reality in Clinical Practice” and shares more about the various [...]
In what may be an absolute first for the surgical simulation industry, Fundamental Surgery just demonstrated the ability to integrate its Surgical Haptic Intelligence Engine with the HaptX haptic glove, providing training surgeons the opportunity to feel their virtual reality environment! FundamentalVR, pioneers of immersive training technology for the medical simulation community, has become even [...]