Hospital Explores IoT’s Potential to Bring Drug-free Relief

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Southern Hospital, a 134-bed facility located in Las Vegas, is trialing a system that measures a patient’s brain waves and, based on that data, delivers games, music and video content via a tablet in order to lessen pain, anxiety or nausea. The medical facility is using a system that utilizes a headband that measures brain waves and a tablet computer that provides content to alleviate the tension detected by the brain-wave measurements. Learn how the use of diversionary therapy is proving to help many patients, and how it may be expanded in the future.