VR Effective in Pain Management [video]

VR Effective in Pain Management [video]

We have covered a lot of pain management programs that seek alternatives to pharmaceuticals. There is a lot of interest in such solutions these days, especially in light of the opioid abuse epidemic. A study by researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center examined the...
Smart Fabric Mimics Octopus Suckers

Smart Fabric Mimics Octopus Suckers

Wearable patch sensors may enable convenient continuous biometric monitoring, but they also raise questions about comfort and consistent adhesion. We’ve written about a wide range of patch sensors, including examples that track pH, blood pressure, and cortisol....
Updated Doctor’s Bag Makes Telehealth House Calls

Updated Doctor’s Bag Makes Telehealth House Calls

Telemedicine may replace physician house calls and emergency department visits but it also requires special-purpose technology and personnel who can the technology and relate to patients. Telehealth has spawned a new mobile device category that consists of mobile...
Hybrid Telehealth Model Assists Homebound

Hybrid Telehealth Model Assists Homebound

At first glance, telemedicine for in-home medical care seems a sure bet given its potential for improved access to care, resource management, and cost containment. Telemedicine should be an easy win with regulatory bodies, healthcare providers, and insurance...
VR Lullaby Uses Brainwave Images [video]

VR Lullaby Uses Brainwave Images [video]

The CDC reports about one in three adults in the U.S. does not get enough sleep (which the CDC defines as 7 or more hours per 24-hour period). With an admitted bias against pharmaceutical use to rack up more sleep hours, we’ve covered a variety of wearable...