Gaming and Technology in Healthcare

  • Beer Bistro 1061 W Madison St Chicago, IL, 60607

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

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Ready Player One? The Rise of Video Games in Healthcare

John Manning, University of Illinois at Chicago

@DrJuun

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

@hokutonishioka

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


Event information:

  • This event is 21+ only
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