The Promise of Virtual Reality in Healthcare: Part Four

Posted by Todd Maddox & Tim Fitzpatrick on Nov 8, 2019 10:13:11 AM
Virtual Reality Applications in Mental Health, Therapy, and Addiction

Mental health issues are a serious problem in the United States.  Over $200 billion in lost earnings per year are due to mental illness, with depression as the leading cause of disability in the U.S. among those ages 15 – 44. Depression is one of the top 3 workplace issues, along with family crisis and generalized stress. These problems are intensified in our many military veterans. Twenty-two military veterans lose their lives to suicide every day, and the rate of PTSD is 15 times higher among veterans than civilians. Most importantly, and tragically, the overwhelming majority of civilians and military veterans do not receive the treatment and therapy that they need.

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Topics: Addiction, Rehabilitation, Mental Health

VR For Addiction Rehabilitation

Posted by Todd Maddox & Tim Fitzpatrick on May 9, 2019 10:34:23 AM

Drug and alcohol addiction are a huge problem in America and around the world.

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Topics: Addiction, Rehabilitation

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At the end of the day, your healthcare journey begins and ends with you. Using virtual reality to improve education and training in healthcare has limitless potential to impact the lives of everyone you meet along the way.

Remember, evidence shows VR:

  • Improves satisfaction
  • Decreases anxiety
  • Improves learning
  • Improves retention
  • Increases actionable empathy
  • Outperforms classroom-based learning
  • Is the medium preferred by learners

The benefits of VR have never been more accessible.

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