There’s a difference between a chat and a conversation 

The potential for online chat programs is mindboggling, but the risk is a loss of conversation between a patient and caregiver. Listen to Cameron and John discuss the unique benefits of both, and how we might be able to bridge that gap in the future to work together. 

Using augmented reality to change reality

Augmented and mixed reality has the potential to change how clinicians and patients approach the reality of the healthcare journey. Medical expertise and relevance is coming soon to a device near you. 

How do we enable people to do the right thing?

From raising boys and girls in the same way, to making the right food choices, there’s a drive for people to do the right thing. Is there a way to help people understand what the right thing to do is, or are our differences too great to find a one-size-fits-all solution? 

I’m being quantified, now what? 

Knowing how many steps you need to take is a single data point, but how does that help you make a measurable change? The promise of technology is not only to give you the data, but to translate it into a personal experience and communicate in a new way. From reading emotions to autism, these technologies will help us understand each other better.

Putting empathy back into healthcare

The basis of personalized medicine should be empathy. How can we use technology to understand something as emotional as mental illness?  Will VR and AR help us to make accelerated timelines and let us understand how our decisions today might affect our future selves? Would that influence us to start making a change today?

Getting closer through virtual reality 

The world of virtual and augmented reality is becoming more integrated into our daily life, but will it bring us closer together? Graeme and Adrian discuss their views on how virtual and augmented reality can actually bring people closer together, and provide solutions we didn’t even think of.

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