Case study: How Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Puts Emergency Room Patients at Ease

Case study: How Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Puts Emergency Room Patients at Ease

Like in most hospitals, physicians at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, a nationally recognized community hospital in Alexandria, Virginia, are always looking for non-pharmacological ways to reduce the anxiety and pain their patients are facing. When strategy and growth officer, Thomas Pianta, read about the use of virtual reality in healthcare for anxiety and pain management, he decided to make this solution available in the newly overhauled emergency department — one of the most challenging areas of any hospital for innovation.

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