Welcoming Our Scientific Advisory Board

Posted by Tim Fitzpatrick on Mar 23, 2020 8:08:29 PM
Welcome

As we reimagine the future of healthcare and think about the role that we at IKONA will play in shaping that vision, we cannot stem the tide of possibility.  We are constantly filled with an overwhelming rush of excitement and determination ― that we possess the team and tools necessary to bring about that reality.

Read More

Topics: Education, Community

Three Years at IKONA

Posted by Tim Fitzpatrick on Mar 6, 2020 2:45:25 PM

Three years ago tonight I was busy melting into my favorite armchair in my old New York apartment while anxiously staring out the window at passing headlights below and listening to a barely-audible Moana soundtrack. In my hands were a single piece of paper and a lukewarm coffee: ready for whatever came next without knowing exactly what that might be, or when.

To be honest, the answers to these questions didn't matter much, I'd never felt more present; more alive. I knew why I was there — the rest would take shape in due time.

Read More

Topics: Communication, Learning, Education, Community

Why VR Enhances Communication Around Community Diversity

Posted by Todd Maddox & Tim Fitzpatrick on Jan 18, 2020 11:05:50 AM
Why VR Enhances Education Around Community Diversity
It’s All in the Neuroscience

We live in a world of incredible individual diversity. Whether the diversity is in gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical or mental capabilities, we are all unique, and add value to the communities that we live in and society at large. Diversity in backgrounds, skills, attitudes, experiences, and the unique neurobiology that underlies this diversity brings fresh ideas, perspectives, and ways of expressing oneself that makes us stronger as a community.

Read More

Topics: Communication, Education, Community, Diversity

Ready for what's next?

Now you will be.

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.

Subscribe Here!

Recent Posts