Tag Archives: virtual

How virtual health assistants are changing the care delivery equation

Outdated technology and processes create challenges across an overburdened healthcare system, resulting in increased costs, alienated patients, and inferior outcomes across the healthcare system. However, virtual health assistants and chatbots aim to improve the conversation between healthcare provides, payers and patients and put more information in the hands of the end users, to help healthcare… Read More »

‘Virtual Pharmacology’ Yields Unprecedented Biological Clock Breakthrough – UCSF News Services

New drugs to treat circadian rhythm disturbances like jet lag, insomnia and shift work-associated sleep disorders may be on the horizon thanks to an unprecedented breakthrough made possible by ultra-large-scale “virtual pharmacology,” a cutting-edge technique that allows scientists to rapidly test hundreds of millions of molecules in computer simulations to identify those with the greatest… Read More »

Be smart with your home and virtual security

Safe as houses used to be a term that implied a totally secure environment. But increasingly our homes are being targeted not just by burglars, but also by cyber thieves as well. Let’s tackle physical security first. ADT Security recommends, as homes become smarter, to ideally plan home security with home automation technology during the… Read More »

Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain

I was packing up at the end of a family vacation in Florida when my back went into an excruciating spasm unrelieved by a fistful of pain medication. As my twin sons, then 8 years old, wheeled me through the airport, one of them suggested, “Mom, if you think about something else, it won’t hurt… Read More »