Games for Health Day on May 9, 2006 in Los Angeles, California

Games for Health Day on May 9, 2006 in Los Angeles, California

The organizers of Games For Health asked me to announce their Games for Health Day event. I didn’t know much about it before but I find the ideas fascinating. Here’s how they describe the event:

This one-day event, just before the opening of the Electronic Entertainment Expo will bring together researchers, game developers, and health & healthcare professionals for a series of talks devoted to how games and game technologies are addressing critical health & healthcare issues.

Talks will focus on:

• Health messaging using games

• Combat & emergency medicine

• Psychotherapy and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

• Pain Distraction & Anxiety

• Cancer treatment

• Disease management

• Coping with family ailments

• Cognitive health

• Off-the-Shelf consumer health & exergaming titles

Shahid N. Shah

Shahid N. Shah

Shahid Shah is an internationally recognized enterprise software guru that specializes in digital health with an emphasis on e-health, EHR/EMR, big data, iOT, data interoperability, med device connectivity, and bioinformatics.

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