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Posts from the ‘Virtual Reality’ Category

30
Oct

How Virtual Reality Solves Medical Device Sales Reps’ Obstacles

Medical device sales representatives face a variety of challenges when presenting new devices to surgeons. Many medical devices involve complex procedures. If a surgeon does not understand the procedure or finds it difficult to visualize, they are unlikely to select the device. A successful sales rep knows how to use the device properly, explain its benefits and usefulness, and provide adequate support after a sale.

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24
Oct

How Patients Benefit From Virtual Reality Simulated Training

Virtual reality simulated training provides a virtual environment1 where surgeons can practice techniques. Medical professionals use virtual reality to perform training and demonstrations and plan operations in a risk-free space. This technology also benefits patients directly and indirectly. Learn how virtual reality training for surgeons offers multiple advantages to patients.

New Innovations Through Virtual Reality Training for Surgeons

The virtual reality space gives medical professionals a place to test new techniques2 while using minimal physical resources. Surgeons can repeat the same procedures as many times as they like to further develop their skills.

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24
Oct

Time-Saving Advantages From Virtual Reality Simulated Training

A virtual reality surgery simulator imitates real-life surgical situations1 for training and demonstrations. It teaches medical professionals how to use tools, perform new techniques and complete complex procedures. This technology enhances care through multiple benefits. Its virtual operating room and patient provide a risk-free space where the user can practice techniques and build confidence. Virtual reality medical simulation training also allows medical professionals to work together and become a cohesive team.

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15
Oct

Is The Oculus Quest Powerful Enough to Deliver Portable Surgical Simulations?

For immediate release: 7:00 AM CST – 10/15/19 – St. Paul MN”

Untethered VR Surgical Solutions Turns VR From a Training Tool into a Marketing Tool

Medical animation and surgical simulation developer, Ghost Productions, Inc. has completed feasibility testing on the Oculus Quest cordless virtual reality headset and the results are promising. Their tests challenged the medical rendering capabilities of the wireless VR headset and while it was not capable of delivering photo-realistic imagery it could interact with surgical anatomy in real time. These findings allow for a profound shift in VR’s adoption within the medical industry that has been slow to take advantage of the many benefits VR’s simulation-based training can provide.

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11
Oct

How Investing in Virtual Reality Can Boost Medical Device Sales

simulated training in real life
Due to the advent of medical devices, surgeons are constantly challenged to pick up speed on the latest inventions and how-to procedures. Often, there’s a gap between what sales reps know about their products and what surgeons need to know in order to complete successful surgeries and safe medical procedures. That’s where virtual reality comes in.

Many medical device sales companies are investing in virtual reality simulators in order to get medical practitioners on board with proper training. Virtual reality simulators educate surgeons in a safe, effective manner by allowing for mastery of medical procedures in a controlled environment without causing real harm to a patient.

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26
Sep

The Secret to Better Medical Education: VR Surgical Simulation

real-life training in hospital wing

Patients place their lives and trust in the expertise of healthcare practitioners. Wouldn’t it make sense, then, that quality education of healthcare professionals should be a top priority when it comes to saving lives? That’s where virtual reality simulation comes in. Virtual reality surgical simulation forges new and efficient ways to educate healthcare professionals without the added time and money it takes to train surgeons in real-time.

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19
Sep

10 Ways Virtual Reality in Healthcare Is Transforming Medicine

The healthcare sector has been interested in virtual reality for some time, but only recently have the technology and costs gotten to a place that allows for widespread use in the field.

Virtual reality technology enables users to feel immersed in three-dimensional, computer-generated environments. These environments react to the movements of the user, making them feel real. Some technologies enable the user to manipulate the virtual world in various realistic ways.

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28
Jan

Virtual Reality Comes To Life — The Future Of VR In Medicine And Science

It’s 2016 and the world of virtual reality (VR) is — finally — virtually a reality. After much anticipation, various fits and starts, and numerous technological hurdles, the Oculus Rift is poised to enter the marketplace in a very real way. Presently owned by social media giant, Facebook, Oculus Rift is taking preorders from customers around the globe. The social media giant has announced March 28, 2016 as the much-anticipated release date for its groundbreaking VR platform technology.

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