«Patients and others can use their cell phones to interact with virtual dogs in the same UCHealth app that hosts its patient portal and other patient engagement features.»

«The use of virtual reality for distraction therapy and joy is not new for UCHealth, but blending the digital and physical worlds with AR creates a new level of immersive user experience for patients and caregivers.»

«Users of the UCHealth mobile app can name the dog, offer treats, throw a ball or ask the dog to follow simple commands.»

«Since going live, nearly 9,000 people have clicked on the new AR feature, according to the Aurora, Colorado-based health system.»

Article written by Andrea Fox



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