Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in Healthcare

Matt Miller, PhD, and VP of Behavior Science at StayWell (a Merck Company), discusses how virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are being prescribed to help patients reduce stress/anxiety, manage health conditions (e.g., Fibromyalgia, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes) alleviate chronic pain, fight addiction (opioids, drugs, alcohol, binge eating) and combat insomnia.  He offers his insights, research, and use case examples of VR/AR meditation.

Matt Miller is the Vice President of Behavior Science at StayWell, a Merck company, where he is responsible for ensuring the use of evidence-based best practices in all products and services the company offers. Prior to StayWell, he led a team of behavior and data scientists at Johnson & Johnson where he built, tested and implemented behavioral change interventions for a variety of patient populations. He has a PhD in social and behavioral science and is a licensed mental health professional.

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