A young company is harnessing the power of technology in the medical field by using VR as a way of aiding individuals on the autism spectrum to navigate real life. Tinkering with a VR headset made an autistic child react differently to real-life scenarios, aiding with social skills and communication. The implementation of tech into the healthcare industry can be a tool for engaging with patients, making their lives easier. Via: New York Times
“Last year, as the pandemic exploded demand for telehealth and remote learning services, the company delivered 17,000 lessons to customers in the United States. Experts in autism believe the company’s flexible platform could go global in the near future.”
The input of tech into the medical field has been promising with companies such as GistMD harnessing its power to communicate with patients and make medicine more accessible.