MDG Forum – Rapidly Transforming Healthcare Using Virtual Reality, Nov 17, 2021

Join CBSET at the MDG Forum - Rapidly Transforming Healthcare Using Virtual Reality, a free virtual meeting, November 17, from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm. General Networking from 4:30 - 5:00PM, Panelist Presentations 5:00 - 6:00 PM, 'Meet the Speakers' & Additional Networking 6:00-6:30 PM.

Virtual Reality (VR) is a powerful method to treat and enhance physical and emotional health and to expedite learning. Virtual reality in healthcare is projected to grow rapidly in the coming years becoming a $30+ billion USD market by 2030.

Speakers will discuss Virtual Reality’s capability to affect individual health and well being in meaningful and long lasting ways, exploring VR as a non-pharmacological solution to treat stress, anxiety, phobias, PTSD, delirium and manage pain, and its use to train healthcare professionals and caregivers.

Moderator for this event is Albert "Skip" Rizzo, PhD, Director, Medical Virtual Reality, Institute for Creative Technologies, Research Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & School of Gerontology, USC. Panelists are: Erin Washington, Co-founder, Embodied Labs; Gita Barry, EVP and GM, Immersive Healthcare, Penumbra, Inc.; and Marko Suvajdzic, Associate Director, Digital Worlds Institute and Assoc. Professor, Digital Arts and Sciences, University of Florida.

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