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Medical Applications for Augmented Reality

Ah, there are so many cool things happening at the intersection of technology and healthcare at the moment! Previously on the blog, we’ve investigated medical applications for virtual reality, from cutting-edge treatments for chronic pain to its use in experiential medicine. But the applications don’t end there – VR can also be used as a…

Game-Based Learning & Clinical Practice – An Interview with Dr. Eric B. Bauman

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

For the launch of the newly minted AppClinic series of digital apps and games, today we’re interviewing Dr. Eric B. Bauman, lead at AppClinic, to learn about his work on the collection and his view of the intersection of game-based learning with healthcare and veterinary education. Let’s start with your background – tell us about your…

Designing Games & Saving Lives! An Interview with Matt Haselton

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To celebrate the recent launch of the AppClinic series, we sat down with Matt Haselton, Game Designer at Filament Games and lead designer on Saving Lives!, AppClinic’s marquee CPR/AED learning game. We spoke with Matt about the inspiration behind the project and the particular advantages of delivering this kind of training content in a digital,…

Game-Based Learning Applications: CPR Training

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The American Heart Association reports that more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year in the United States, with a mere 12% of afflicted individuals surviving such an event. While survival rates are dramatically increased for those who receive immediate CPR attention from a bystander, the fact remains that less than 1 in 5 American adults…

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