Cedars-Sinai makes use of Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional and AI to create psychological well being companion

Cedars-Sinai introduced the launch of Xaia, a spatial-computing, AI-enabled digital psychotherapy companion accessible on the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional headset that goals to assist folks with anxiousness, dependancy, melancholy and ache administration.

The healthcare system dubs the expertise “generated actuality,” which it defines as merging know-how and remedy. 

Developed on the medical extended-reality lab at Cedars-Sinai, Xaia makes use of Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional’s mixed-reality environments to reinforce one’s emotional state utilizing a device equipment of therapeutic strategies using motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral remedy, relapse-prevention remedy and different modalities. 

The know-how remembers and learns a affected person’s conduct, “synthesizing previous interactions to tell future ones,” so as to personalize every communication and set up continuity of care. 

Customers also can carry out AI-tailored meditations with Xaia, discussing aspirations after which meditating on them in an immersive setting. 


Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai has lengthy been on the forefront of using prolonged actuality know-how throughout the hospital setting. 

The healthcare system hosts vMed, a two-day convention that brings collectively medical prolonged actuality stakeholders to debate XR use in healthcare. 

Cedars will not be the primary to announce using the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional in healthcare. 

Final week, diagnostic imaging and multimedia firm Visage Imaging introduced the launch of Visage Ease VP, an immersive imaging platform that can be utilized on Apple’s prolonged actuality headset.

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