Oncomfort SA of Wavre at MEDICA 2019 in Düsseldorf -- COMPAMED Trade Fair
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Oncomfort SA

Chaussée de Louvain, 172, 1300 Wavre
Belgium

This company is co-exhibitor of
AWEX - Wallonia Export & Investment

Hall map

MEDICA 2019 hall map (Hall 15): stand C16

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MEDICA 2019 fairground map: Hall 15

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Electromedical Equipment / Medical Technology
  • 01.06  Intense medicine / anesthesiology / respiration
  • 01.06.01  Anesthesiology equipment, anesthesiology systems

Our products

Product category: Anesthesiology equipment, anesthesiology systems

AQUA: VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE TO EASE PAIN AND ANXIETY

PAIN AND ANXIETY SELF-MANAGEMENT TRAINING
 
Aqua is an immersive experience focused on inducing relaxation in an undersea environment. The experience helps users relax, breathe deeply and practice self-management of stress anxiety and pain.

WHAT ARE THE CORE COMPONENTS?
  • Progressive muscular relaxation
  • Deep breathing training
  • Clinical hypnosis
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE BENEFITS FOR USERS?
  • Time distortion: positive modification of time perception
  • Natural relaxation, non-pharmacologically induced
  • Higher patient satisfaction with treatment
  • Modified perception of painful stimuli and anxiety-triggering environment
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE BENEFITS FOR THE MEDICAL TEAM AND MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS?
  • Improved patient outcomes
  • Shorter recovery times
  • Reduced length of stay at the hospital
  • Improved work flow
  • Procedures made easier with calmer patients
WHEN CAN AQUA BE USED?
  • In waiting rooms
  • Various hospital routine times including bedtime
  • Before and during some invasive or imaging procedures
  • Before and during some stress-triggering treatment
  • In acute stress situations (ER)
  • At any moment throughout treatment

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Product category: Anesthesiology equipment, anesthesiology systems

AMO: CLINICAL VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR INVASIVE PROCEDURES

MORE COMFORT DURING PROCEDURES
 
AMO is an immersive experience aimed at easing pain and anxiety  based on clinical hypnosis techniques, deep breathing, guided imagery, and relaxation. AMO helps patients manage short invasive procedures under local anesthesia.

WHAT ARE THE CORE COMPONENTS?
  • Progressive muscular relaxation
  • Training in deep breathing
  • Clinical hypnosis script and post-hypnotic suggestions
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE BENEFITS FOR USERS?
  • Time distortion: positive modification of time perception
  • Natural relaxation, non-pharmacological
  • Improved perceived self-efficacy
WHEN CAN AMO BE USED?
  • During minor invasive or imaging procedures with local anesthesia

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Product category: Anesthesiology equipment, anesthesiology systems

STELLA: VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

MORE COMFORT FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
 
Stella is an immersive experience aimed at inducing positive distraction during short pediatric procedures. Stella helps pediatric patients become more relaxed before and during short anxiety-triggering procedures (e.g., IV start, port flush, blood draw).

WHAT ARE THE CORE COMPONENTS?
  • Distraction
  • Training in deep breathing
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE BENEFITS FOR USERS?
  • Time distortion: positive modification of time perception
  • Overall relaxation and improvement of emotional well-being
  • Modified perception of painful stimuli and anxiety-triggering environment
  • Potentially reduced need for sedation
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE BENEFITS FOR THE MEDICAL TEAM AND MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS?
  • Faster procedures
  • Increased focus/ concentration on the intervention
  • Improved work environment
  • Higher patient satisfaction
WHEN CAN STELLA BE USED?
  • Before or during any short anxiety-triggering interventions

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About us

Company details

A COMPANY CREATED OUT OF PASSION AND CAREGIVING EXPERIENCE
 
Cancer and gaming may seem worlds apart but technology exponentially creates new worlds of opportunity (real, augmented, and virtual!) as it did with the story of Oncomfort.

Oncomfort was born out of the stress of watching family suffer through cancer and being unable to reduce their pain and anxiety. Diane Jooris, CEO of Oncomfort (Co-founder) helped her father and sister as much as possible, but she felt that her clinical hypnosis expertise combined with the rise of a new technology, virtual reality, could provide a solution.

Presently, the company is already composed of a dynamic group of international and multilingual individuals that are actively engaged in in several continents including Europe, North America, South America, and Asia. Oncomfort is based in Brussels, Belgium and is actively conducting research and development in many countries.

Many villages are represented from across the world at Oncomfort. In sum, eight languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Arabic and Dutch) are spoken by the team. In addition, over six countries are represented by the same either through birth, ethnicity or both (Belgium, United States, Italy, Lebanon, Ecuador, and U.K.). With this unique combination of perspectives, languages, and skill sets across domains and across geographies, all are collaborating together globally to bring better clinical care into healthcare through virtual reality.

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