Virtual reality (VR) is emerging as a therapy in a variety of medical fields, and is now being used to control pain. SnowWorld, a VR game, was developed by UW Medicine Drs. Hunter Hoffman, a research...
For most people around the world, mental health care is a luxury they can’t afford or can’t access. But digital technology can reach people who otherwise lack access. In a commentary for Nature Human...
Sepsis is a cascade of organ failure which can be nipped in the bud if health care workers know it's ramping up, but that's often not easy to do.
UW Medicine announced today that it will open a new 12-bed voluntary psychiatric inpatient unit at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center in the fall of 2019. In the same timeframe, the 10-bed...
Separate collisions had landed the boy in two Seattle-area emergency departments. Most of his needs were met without fail, but there were some delays. If you end up needing emergency care, how do...