May 10, 2019
It’s no secret digital health is iterating and evolving at breakneck speed. But many are starting to ask the question, "Are those technologies made with all in mind?" Industry players have warned that many patients groups are being left behind— namely, people of color, underserved communities, members of the LGBTQ population and women.
The problems and opportunities
“I would say communities of...
May 1, 2019
From reducing pain in childbirth to helping train new doctors, new uses for virtual reality are sprouting up all over the healthcare industry. Now VR is going to be used to show hospital patients relaxation videos thanks to a new partnership between XRHealth (formerly VRHealth) and Healing Healthcare Systems.
As part of the deal participating hospitals will gain access to XRHealth’s VRHealth...
February 21, 2019
Two month after VRHealth unveiled its new virtual reality product aimed at curbing hot flashes, called Luna, the company has exclusively released results of its pilot study to MobiHealthNews. The small study found that breast cancer patients and survivors in the trial reported feeling 50 percent fewer hot flashes and night sweats than at baseline.
The way the product works is that when a patient...
January 8, 2019
VRHealth, a tech company focused on virtual reality products for various healthcare implementations, has launched a new set of apps that look to better facilitate remote monitoring and family caregiving.
Developed in collaboration with AARP’s Innovation Lab and announced at CES 2019, the app-based platform employs in-home VR for a range of different use cases and capabilities, according to the...
December 12, 2018
VRHealth has exclusively unveiled to MobiHealthNews a virtual reality product called Luna that was designed to help patients manage hot flashes.
The new VR product, which can be used by patients going through menopause or chemotherapy treatment, employs cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). It also gives users a data analysis of their treatment.
When a user puts on the VR headset, they are...
September 27, 2018
VRHealth has partnered with Oculus on a range of healthcare-focused virtual reality applications to be delivered via the latter’s hardware, the companies announced yesterday at the Oculus Connect event in San Jose, California.
The two VR companies are planning pain management offerings designed for mothers experiencing pain in labor and for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, as well as...