Continuing our exploration of virtual reality today, here is a great article from TechRepublic entitled “10 ways Virtual Reality is Revolutionizing Medicine and Healthcare“. We should think of virtual reality not just in terms of what it can provide for healthcare professionals in terms of training, but also for rehabilitation and patient education.
At IMSH 2012 I had a chance to interview Josh Williams from the team at USC’s Institute for Creative Technology about their PTSD Treatment Simulator.
Utilizing a controller and virtual reality helmet while engaging in a customizable scenario, combat veteran’s can work through traumatic events in a controlled and safe environment. The technology is already [...]