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Home away from home: Children’s hospitals that soothe, support, and distract
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"AEC firms regularly use virtual reality to assist their clients in understanding design nuances or construction choices. And a growing number of hospitals are incorporating VR into their patient care."

"Seattle Children’s Hospital recently teamed with the startup Pear Med to develop VR and augmented reality software for clinical diagnosis and patient communication."

"The University of Connecticut’s Brain Imaging Research Center, which maps oxygen sensors in the brains of children with disabilities, includes a 10x16-foot simulation room with an ersatz MRI machine that physicians use to explain to kids what’s going to happen"

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