Doctors at the University of California, San Francisco, have been working for decades to help patients with chronic pain with their own care.
They’ve also been working on developing tools to help people manage chronic pain, like a new virtual office where they can work collaboratively.
The idea came to me a few years ago when I was in an office for patients who had been diagnosed with cancer.
When I came in to see a patient, I’d often sit in front of them, and I’d say, “Do you need help with your pain?” and they’d say no, and then I’d go over to them and say, ‘How can I help you?’
And they’d go, ‘I can’t do anything.
I can’t even look at the monitor.
Can you just sit here for a few minutes and I’ll give you some advice?’
“”I thought to myself, ‘What’s the problem with my doctor?’
So Alvarados team at UCSC created a new platform called Virtual Docs. “
So I thought, ‘If I can find a way to make my doctor’s job a little bit easier, then maybe I can solve the problem.'”
So Alvarados team at UCSC created a new platform called Virtual Docs.
It was designed to be a virtual office that could help people with chronic medical conditions.
The platform allows patients to log in, select their physician, and work together to create a personalized, virtual treatment plan.
The app also lets people see their doctor’s schedule and other patient information in real time.
“The reason we were able to create this is that we’ve seen a lot of things that have been helpful in the past, but we don’t always have the resources to support people who are really having a hard time,” Alvaras team co-founder Dr. Elizabeth Dziedzic said in a press release.
“Virtual Docs is a tool that will help us make those changes.”
The app was designed specifically for UCSC patients who have chronic pain.
And the platform is designed to make it easier for people to access care for chronic pain through virtual reality.
“We were hoping that by using VR, it would be a really powerful tool that could be really helpful in patients,” Alvarez said.
Alvaradas team is using a combination of VR technology and virtual reality technology to make the platform a more accessible and useful tool.
The team is also partnering with a startup called Vudu, which has been working to bring virtual reality into the doctor’s office.
Vudu provides the opportunity to work with people in a way that is not necessarily in the same way as a traditional office.
Alvararez said that VR can be used in a much more collaborative, collaborative, and efficient way than a traditional doctor’s chair.
The team is currently in the process of integrating the Virtual Doc platform into the entire UCSC healthcare system, Alvarados said.
The UCSC team is working with other hospitals in California to develop virtual reality for their patients.
Alvarez also said that the team is looking into other ways that virtual reality could be used to provide patients with a sense of community.
“Virtual Doc’s mission is to bring people together, not just for one visit, but for the rest of their lives,” Alvasados said in the press release, adding that the platform will eventually be used by other hospitals to help manage and treat patients.
In an interview, Alvarios team founder Dr. Robert Dzic told The Hill that he’s hopeful that virtual doc could be the new way for doctors to meet and work with patients.
The concept could also help improve the quality of care that doctors are providing to their patients, Dzics co-director said.
The platform is already being used in other states.
In New York City, the New York State Health Department announced in June that they have partnered with a virtual reality team at NYU Langone Medical Center to create virtual doc apps for patients to use in their practice.