Friday, March 5

The Empathy Machine: COVID-19 and therapeutic VR, part 2 with Dr. Brennan Spiegel


Following up on last week’s episode, host Jonah Comstock and MobiHealthNews Associate Editor Dave Muoio chat with Dr. Brennan Spiegel, Director of Health Services Research at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. As well as picking up on the thread of COVID-19’s effect on the burgeoning field of virtual medicine, Speigel also talks about some of his own experiences with therapeutic VR, lays out his vision for the technology’s future, and gives a preview of his forthcoming book on the subject.

 

More related to this episode:

COVID-19 and therapeutic VR adoption, part 1

In-Depth: Despite some hiccups, COVID-19 is VR’s time to shine

In-Depth: Therapeutic VR in 2018 is no longer just a distraction (therapy)

VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics Will Revolutionize Medicine (Amazon pre-order)

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