Podcast: VR to Train Nursing Students with Ryan Ribeira, M.D., M.P.H.

Ryan Ribeira, M.D., M.P.H., co-founder and CEO of SimX, talks to Chief Healthcare Executive about all things virtual reality in healthcare.

Virtual reality technology has been moving into healthcare for years. And Ryan Ribeira, M.D., M.P.H., co-founder and CEO of SimX, a medical device company that develops medical simulation software for virtual and augmented reality, believes there is potential to use the technology to train nursing students and healthcare providers.

On this week’s episode of Data Book, Chief Healthcare Executive™ spoke with Ribeira about a partnership between SimX and Elsevier to bring realistic and highly effective VR simulations to nursing schools through Simulation Learning System for RN with Virtual Reality, what healthcare executives should look for when they want to implement such technology, and challenges associated with VR.