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The 10 Trends Shaping the Future of Pharma - The Medical Futurist

blog post image The medical community gradually acknowledges digital health but doesn't embrace it entirely. Familiarize yourself with the future of pharma! Medical Futurist 10 trends shaping the future of pharma Patients on advisory boards - to better know the exact needs Digital health strategy 'around the pill'...

How global conferences are using tech to stay in business

blog post image "Moving events online kept the industry going during the pandemic and now they're here to stay." Notable mentions of the conferences Collision, Web Summit, and RISE, and the speed networking software Mingle. "[T]he Distance Learning Association's Thomas Capone says that the future of meetings and events...

Use of 360° virtual reality video in medical obstetrical education: a quasi-experimental design Vera Arents. Pieter C.

blog post image Background Video-based teaching has been part of medical education for some time but 360° videos using a virtual reality (VR) device are a new medium that offer extended possibilities. We investigated whether adding a 360° VR video to the internship curriculum leads to an improvement of long-term recall...

Effectiveness of a serious game addressing guideline adherence: cohort study with 1.5-year follow-up Tobias Raupach. Insa

blog post image Background Patients presenting with acute shortness of breath and chest pain should be managed according to guideline recommendations. Serious games can be used to train clinical reasoning. However, only few studies have used outcomes beyond student satisfaction, and most of the published evidence is...

Building customer relationships with conversational AI

blog post image We’ve all been there. “Please listen to our entire menu as our options have changed. Say or press one for product information…” Sometimes, these automated customer service experiences are effective and efficient—other times, not so much. Many organizations are already using chatbots and virtual...

How to Virtually Become a Doctor

blog post image Medical schools and students alike have had to adapt to remote cadaver dissections and bedside-manner training via Zoom.

New Technique Reveals Centuries of Secrets in Locked Letters

blog post image M.I.T. researchers have devised a virtual-reality technique that lets them read old letters that were mailed not in envelopes but in the writing paper itself after being folded into elaborate enclosures.

A Psychologist's Journey to Treating Phobias with VR - VR for Health

blog post image VRforHealth invites you to learn about the work of Howard Gurr, licensed psychologist in New York State, and his journey toward the use of Virtual Reality Therapy in helping patients overcome phobias and anxieties and assist in the enhancement of mindfulness. Since the pandemic, Howard practices VR therapy...

Microsoft Teams AI could tell you who is most enjoying your video call

blog post image Researchers at Microsoft have developed an AI for the firm's Teams videoconferencing software that highlights positive audience reactions during a virtual presentation

Amazon India launches online academy to coach future engineers: Amazon.com Inc has launched an online academy to train students

blog post image Amazon India launches online academy to coach future engineers: Amazon.com Inc has launched an online academy to train students for one of India's most competitive college entrance tests, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday, as it taps a boom in virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

OntarioMD expanding virtual events, as first virtual conference breaks participation records

blog post image OntarioMD expanding virtual events, as first virtual conference breaks participation records

A Tokyo hospital is livestreaming surgeries in virtual reality: "Especially in the current situation, we believe that VR

blog post image A Tokyo hospital is livestreaming surgeries in virtual reality: "Especially in the current situation, we believe that VR live streaming is very useful because you can share an immersive experience while avoiding human contact."

Creating a digital commons

blog post image Creating a digital commons: There are, today, almost no parts of life that are untouched by the presence of data. Virtually every action we take produces some form of digital trail – our phones track our locations, our browsers track searches, our social network apps log our friends and family –...

Virtual reality technology for teaching neurosurgery of skull base tumor

blog post image Virtual reality technology for teaching neurosurgery of skull base tumor: Neurosurgery represents one of the most challenging and delicate of any surgical procedure. Skull base tumors in particular oftentimes present as a very technically difficult procedures in the setting of neurosurgical teaching....

Moore's outcomes framework and related papers

blog post image Outcomes-based planning for CME (Continuing Medical Education) often cites Donald Moore, Professor of Medical Education at Vanderbilt University. In 2009 he published an outcomes framework for CME (1) - which expanded George Miller's 1990 competency pyramid (2) - followed by a more detailed explanation...

Virtual worlds can have good as well as negative effects: Psychologist Pete Etchells on his book, Lost in a Good Game.

blog post image Virtual worlds can have good as well as negative effects: Psychologist Pete Etchells on his book, Lost in a Good Game. " ... a psychologist at Bath Spa University in England but still an avid gamer, Etchells specializes in understanding the behavioral effects—both positive and negative—of video...

Enjoyed this graphic that shows how sometimes, if you work alone too much, you are not able to connect with others to really

blog post image Enjoyed this graphic that shows how sometimes, if you work alone too much, you are not able to connect with others to really share your ideas. Keep interconnecting even to those that don't seem to be immediately relevant to what you are doing. Working in organisations involves an awareness of networks...

Cognii Virtual Learning Assistant designed and optimized for educational conversation. "Virtual assistants and chat bots

blog post image Cognii Virtual Learning Assistant designed and optimized for educational conversation. "Virtual assistants and chat bots such as Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant are an increasingly familiar products, simulating human to human interaction with the use of Artificial Intelligence. But these are...

Virtually Inspired: Showcasing Online Learning Innovation "From holographs and educational games, to drones and robots,

blog post image Virtually Inspired: Showcasing Online Learning Innovation "From holographs and educational games, to drones and robots, 21st century educators are forging new and amazing trails in technology-enhanced teaching and learning. Virtually Inspired is a place where educators can come for inspiration by perusing...

Using social media to support small group learning: Medical curricula are increasingly using small group learning and less

blog post image Using social media to support small group learning: Medical curricula are increasingly using small group learning and less didactic lecture-based teaching. This creates new challenges and opportunities in how students are best supported with information technology. We explored how university-supported...