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Gaming and Technology in Healthcare

  • Beer Bistro 1061 W Madison St Chicago, IL, 60607 (map)

Join us for a taste of healthcare, as we hear from three local scientists about their research!


Ready Player One? The Rise of Video Games in Healthcare

John Manning, University of Illinois at Chicago


A review of how the gaming industry has made an impact on the medical community, and what remains on the horizon. Topics include the end-user interface, games targeted towards patients/clinicians, and the rise of virtual reality


Can technology help the anesthetized patient?

Hokuto NishiokaUniversity of Illinois at Chicago


The impact of technology on healthcare may seem obvious, but the impact of specific technology on a specific medical specialties is less obvious. I will describe the challenges of a new technology impacting anesthesiology and describe a few projects that we have undertaken. Many of us will encounter surgery in our lifetime; how many of us will be impacted by new, meaningful innovation and technology?


Heart Health

Marion Hofmann-BowmanUniversity of Chicago

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