Dr. Brennan Spiegel is Director of Health Services Research for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the largest hospital in the Western U.S. He directs the Cedars-Sinai Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CS-CORE), a multidisciplinary team that studies how digital health technologies, including wearable biosensors, mobile health apps, virtual reality (VR) and big data analytics, can improve the value of healthcare and strengthen the patient-doctor bond. CS-CORE unites clinicians, computer scientists, engineers, statisticians and health researchers to invent, test, and implement digital innovations for the clinical trenches, always focusing on the value of technology to patients and their providers. His team developed the largest and most widely-documented medical VR program in the world at Cedars-Sinai. He is Co-Chair of the VR/AR Association Digital Health Committee, and he founded Virtual Medicine, the first symposium entirely dedicated to medical virtual reality.
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