Study in Columbia demonstrates the potential of immersive technology to deliver diabetes education

23 November 2022

Some research carried out by Oxford Brookes University, Hospital Universitario Nacional de Colombia and Cognitant Group Limited has been published in the Journal of Diabetes and Technology.

Under the title, “Design and Usability of an Avatar-Based Learning Program to Support Diabetes Education: Quality Improvement Study in Colombia”, the research demonstrates that immersive video technology has the potential to deliver diabetes education to people in Colombia, via smartphones.

The research concludes that avatar-led, immersive and interactive education is ‘considered to be a very effective educational tool, with potential to educate even beyond the clinical setting’.

Discover more about Cognitant Group:

Cognitant Group is a healthcare technology company that improves patient outcomes and optimises consultations through personalised, immersive, patient-centric health information about health and treatment. The company works with the NHS, patient advocacy groups, life science companies and care providers to empower people to manage their health more effectively. Cognitant Group’s data-driven information prescription platform, Healthinote, saves clinician time, improves patient reported outcomes and reduces unnecessary complications across many care pathways.

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