New York, United States – 01-27-2022 (PR Distribution™) –
Australia and New York-based, Smileyscope™ is a global pioneer in virtual reality and digital therapeutics. The company merges evidence-based medicine with state-of-the-art technology, creating ground-breaking digital treatments that help patients manage pain, anxiety, and mental health. VRforHealth offers a web portal devoted to patient and physician education on new medical uses for Virtual Reality, delivered through curated videos, original interviews, and featured articles. Together, Smileyscope and VRforHealth hope to bring pain and anxiety reduction to pediatric patients nationwide.
Denise Silber, co-founder of VRforHealth and digital health expert, said “We are humbled by the opportunity to participate in such a worthy cause as the reduction of anxiety in children who require medical care. VRforHealth is honored to partner with Smileyscope, whose team has developed an innovative, practical, drugfree solution that enables children to remain calm during medical procedures, and whose efficacy has already been demonstrated in published randomized clinical trials”.
Smileyscope’s flagship product is designed to reduce pain and anxiety in common pediatric procedures. By using Procedural Choreography, Smileyscope replaces negative real-world stimuli with positive virtual stimuli reducing procedural pain and anxiety. The largest VR trial to date shows that their patented technology reduces pain and anxiety by 60% and 40%, respectively.1
Dr. Evelyn Chan, CEO of Smileyscope stated, “We could not be more pleased to partner with VRforHealth. They seek to put the best solution in the hands of doctors and maximize benefits for patients. With the rapidly changing medical landscape, it is great to see an organization dedicated to searching out the newest options and educating the public on their choices.”
VRforHealth, with offices in Dallas, Texas and Paris, France, was founded by Denise Silber and Beth Savoldelli with a mission to increase awareness and access to the use of VR therapeutics. Their analysis of the status of Virtual Reality adoption led them to create a unique web portal devoted to patient and physician education on new medical VR platforms. Content is delivered through curated videos, original interviews, and featured articles. On the cutting edge of the digital health revolution, VRforHealth serves as a single repository of information dedicated to furthering the development and appropriate adoption of these promising technologies.
Smileyscope™ is a leading pioneer in virtual reality (VR) therapeutics focused on managing pain and anxiety for patients. The company’s VR headset and proprietary technology, known as Procedural Choreography, replaces negative real-world stimuli with positive VR stimuli resulting in significant reduction in pain and anxiety. The company currently has multiple clinical trials underway and is rapidly expanding its product offerings into additional patient segments.
1. Chan E, et al. Journal of Pediatrics, 2019.
For the original news story, please visit https://www.prdistribution.com/news/smileyscope-and-vrforhealth-announce-partnership-to-expand-education-on-the-role-of-virtual-reality-in-medicine-2.html.