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Futuristic virtual reality therapy shows promise

Royal College Staff
March 8, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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Imagine facing your demons head-on. For some patients, that’s quite literally what a new form of virtual reality therapy is empowering them to do. The man behind this new approach, Alexandre Dumais, MD, FRCPC, is a researcher and psychiatrist at the Institut Philippe-Pinel of Montreal. Dr. Dumais is using virtual reality to help patients living […]

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Data is power in medical workforce planning (but context matters, too)

Andrew Padmos
September 25, 2018 | Author: Andrew Padmos
4 MIN READ

Dear colleagues, Last month I attended the CMA’s inaugural Health Summit. I was quite taken with the meeting’s focus on the evolving and expanding role of data and technology in health care service and delivery. For many years, we have heard that “big data” will disrupt patient-physician relationships as we know them and repaint the […]

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