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Randy Brown, VP, Virtual Heroes Division Manager, ARA
Constance Johnson, Associate Professor and Senior Research Faculty in the Center for Nursing Research, Duke University School of Nursing
This presentation was given at the 2016 Serious Play Conference, hosted by the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Since little is known about the efficacy of health interventions in a VE, this study, conducted by Duke and Virtual Heroes, constitutes an innovative step in exploring how this type of environment can be suused to facilitate self-management behaviors in those with chronic diseases, in this case, diabetes. This program has good potential to improve care in an easily disseminated model that promotes cost-effective resource utilization.