Medicine Meets Virtual Reality

Health Care in the Information Age

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Editors
Weghorst, S.J., Sieburg, H.B., Morgan, K.S.
Pub. date
January 1996
Pages
752
Binding
hardcover
Volume
29 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
ISBN print
978-90-5199-250-2
ISBN online
978-1-60750-873-1
Subject
Medical Informatics, Medicine & Health

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The main topic of this work is: Health Care in the Information Age: Future Tools for Transforming Medicine. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality is a publication for medicine and interactive technology to interface and create the future of health care, focusing on virtual reality and its enabling technologies. This is an annual publication of multi-specialty, interdisciplinary symposia presenting advances in computing and communications technologies that pave the way for medicine to navigate the information superhighway. Readers will earn how leading-edge technology will affect the future of medical and surgical practice by improving access, quality, and continuity of care, while reducing cost. All topics will be addressed from the perspective of the end-user as well as the interface designer. This work is designed for physicians, surgeons, health care providers, researchers, developers, educators, and investors interested in the advancement of minimally invasive, cost-effective health care practices.