Second Life solving real-world healthcare problems

InformationWeek  10/16/2009

Second Life is a perfect place where hardly anyone gets old or sick. Nevertheless, some healthcare providers are using the virtual world to solve real-world healthcare problems. For example, in Chicago, Children’s Memorial Hospital uses Second Life, with its three-dimensional software representations of landscapes, buildings, and vehicles, for disaster preparedness training, to show employees how to evacuate patients in an emergency.

http://www.informationweek.com/news/healthcare/patient/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=220601119

http://www.nextgov.com/web_headlines/wh_20091016_8307.php

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