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HealthONE uses virtual reality to practice different high stakes situations
June 26, 2023 In Denver, HealthONE is now using virtual reality (VR) to practice certain scenarios that are high stakes or hard to simulate.
Virtual reality helps nurses train for high-pressure emergencies
June 23, 2023 At the Center for Clinical Advancement in Englewood, HealthONE registered nurse Mary Aung is going through a virtual reality simulation of a fire in an operating room.
NYC Health + Hospitals Debuts Obstetrics Virtual Reality Technology as Part of Its Ongoing, Comprehensive Maternal Health Simulation Trainings
June 16, 2022 NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the introduction of new virtual reality (VR) technology to its course library of obstetrics (OB) simulation trainings. Co-developed with Health Scholars, a provider of innovative VR healthcare simulations, OB providers across the City’s health care system will be able to hone in on skills to earlier detect and successfully...
Relias Partners With Health Scholars, Leading Healthcare Virtual Reality Company, to Improve OB Provider Care
June 14, 2022 Relias, trusted partner to more than 11,000 healthcare organizations and 4.5 million caregivers, announced today that it has partnered with Health Scholars, the leading provider of virtual reality (VR) clinical training for healthcare professionals, to further Relias' commitment to pursue innovative technology by enhancing its obstetrics (OB) product offerings.
Digital health enters the metaverse
February 7, 2022 Unless you’re living under a real-life rock, you’ve likely heard that Facebook, Microsoft, and Walmart are all making land grabs for the metaverse, a domain of the internet where individuals engage with or immerse themselves within virtual worlds with the help of digital tools. While the concept of the metaverse has been around for decades,...
AppliedVR clears major regulatory hurdle to use virtual reality to treat chronic pain
October 21, 2020 U.K.-based Oxford VR, which is backed by Optum Ventures, offers a clinically validated virtual reality platform to treat mental health patients. MindMaze recently raised $100 million in funding for its virtual reality technology that has primarily been used for stroke victim therapy in European hospitals. Health Scholars uses VR for clinical training...
Study Finds VR ACLS Simulation Training Effective for Assessing ACLS Competency
September 18, 2019 With results indicating VR’s effectiveness – and cost savings up to 83% – VR is on its way to becoming a viable alternative to train and assess competencies at scale and a legitimate solution to preventing ACLS skills decay that contribute to poor survival outcomes.
New VR training app to combat advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) skills decay and improve cardiac arrest survival rates
April 10, 2019 Health Scholars’ virtual reality training prevents ACLS skills decay by enabling learners to physically engage in code situations at an appropriate frequency. It’s realistic, clinically accurate and can be completed at the convenience of the learner.” - Daniel Katz, Anesthesiologist, ACLS Instructor
Aya Healthcare Partners with Health Scholars to Bring Virtual Reality and Simulated Learning to Aya's Travelers
September 12, 2018 Aya Healthcare, the company transforming healthcare staffing and workforce solutions nationally, announced its partnership with Health Scholars today. Aya will leverage Health Scholars' screen-based and virtual reality simulation course content to provide advanced continuing education to their travelers.
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