Hospital app helps children through learning and play

Hospital app helps children through learning and play

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Developed with significant input from young patients and in collaboration with experts across sectors including retail and travel, the United Kingdom’s Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust recently introduced its Alder Play app. Designed to help children understand and manage their hospital stay, the app uses augmented reality. Before arriving at the hospital, each patient names a personalized avatar that then follows the child throughout his or her stay.

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