Virtual Reality Applications in Workers’ Compensation Reviews

Advanced Medical Reviews

Until very recently, only the video game industry saw much success with commercial VR products, but advancements in the accessibility of this technology have spurred innovative applications of VR in the healthcare industry. Now that suitable supporting infrastructure is more readily available, VR is rapidly taking root in other sectors, including healthcare. VR’s possible applications in healthcare, particularly in WC, extend well beyond these improved visuals.

Weekender 8/2/19

HIStalk Weekender

The VA opens director and deputy director positions to oversee its Cerner implementation. The country’s biggest technology companies reaffirm their commitment to healthcare interoperability. CMS announces a pilot project to display a patient’s claims data to Medicare fee-for-service providers. Surescripts says Amazon-owned mail order pharmacy PillPack accessed its patient prescription records without authorization and will turn the issue over to the FBI.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. Becker’s Healthcare developed this list based on nominations and editorial research. Agnesian HealthCare (Fond du Lac, Wis.). Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. [link].