XRHealth Partners with Pico Interactive to Provide VR Headsets to Address Telehealth Demand

April 29, 2020
MHE Staff
MHE Staff

The collaboration provides patients in the U.S., Europe and Australia with VR Telehealth Kits that include Pico Headsets with Pre-installed Virtual Reality Therapy.

XRHealth, the leader in extended reality and therapeutic applications, announced they are partnering with Pico Interactive, a global tech company that develops innovative virtual reality (VR) and enterprise solutions, to provide VR headsets for the mass market telehealth demand due to COVID-19 precautions of self-distancing. The partnership will provide patients in the U.S., Europe, and Australia with VR Telehealth Kits, a combination of Pico headsets with pre-installed VR therapy so that XRHealth clinicians can treat and monitor patients remotely.

Pico headsets offer patients an easy to use VR setup that does not require additional equipment. The headsets are also designed for a variety of industries including healthcare, where cleanliness is a priority and includes replaceable face inserts that are easy to clean and hygienic. The VR Telehealth Kits will be available for purchase via the XRHealth website and will also be available later this year via different resellers.  

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"Pico is excited to partner with XRHealth and be at the forefront of virtual therapy,” says Will Winston, US Sales & Partnerships Director for Pico. "We want to enhance the telehealth experience with VR by making it easy and fun for patients to get the treatment they need and deserve. Working with XRHealth is a great opportunity for us to do just that."

XRHealth offers a full platform that includes XRHealth’s clinicians that will perform telehealth services for patients either with COVID-19 or who are self-distancing and are in need of remote medical care. XRHealth is the only company offering “virtual clinics” that provides VR therapy and support groups to patients with a variety of conditions like anxiety, stroke rehabilitation, chronic pain, night sweats and neurological disorders.

“Our partnership with Pico demonstrates our commitment to providing patients and doctors the much-needed virtual reality telehealth services during the pandemic,” says Eran Orr, CEO of XRHealth. “We are excited to offer the healthcare industry a new device that will enable us  to serve patients around the world with virtual reality therapy on best-of-class headsets.”

XRHealth’s immersive virtual reality therapy provides users with a 360-degree field of view, games and experiences so that patients are fully engaged in the therapeutic process. XRHealth’s platform generates real-time data on patient progress so that XRHealth clinicians can monitor their patients remotely.

Due to COVID-19, as part of the Telehealth Kits, there will be no rental fees for Pico headsets and anyone with insurance affiliated with XRHealth will receive the service for free or at a discounted price for the kit. To search if your insurance company is affiliated with XRHealth, visit https://www.xr.health/.