Will Virtual Therapeutics Revolutionize Medicine?

Brennan Spiegel reveals a new kind of care in his book, "VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics Will Revolutionize Medicine."

Amanda Pedersen

January 28, 2021

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Welcome to the debut installment of the MD+DI Book Club, a monthly feature where we recommend a book for medtech professionals.


Title and Author: VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics Will Revolutionize Medicine, by Brennan Spiegel 

Rating: Currently rated 3.9 stars on Goodreads, based on 13 ratings,; 5 stars on Amazon, based on 46 ratings. 

Recommended because: The author, a physician, makes a fascinating case for using virtual reality technology to treat everything from labor pain to post-traumatic stress disorder. Medtech professionals will geek out over Spiegel's vision of how VR technology, when integrated with miniturized sensors and wearables, will introduce a new type of medicine, one that "not only has potential to heal but also can strengthen the bond between doctor and patient." Check out the Goodreads listing here for more information and reviews.

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About the Author(s)

Amanda Pedersen

Amanda Pedersen is a veteran journalist and award-winning columnist with a passion for helping medical device professionals connect the dots between the medtech news of the day and the bigger picture. She has been covering the medtech industry since 2006.

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