While augmented reality assisted surgeries aren’t common yet, there is no doubt that AR and wearable technology will have a heavy presence in the hospitals of the future. Companies like MedCognition are already working to make AR equipment a reality. Their technology will train the next generation of medical professionals and help make safer surgeries and improved patient care a reality. Everyone from relationship coaches to therapist are using augment reality technology.
Augmented Reality in the healthcare industry is groundbreaking. Right now technological advancements like augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and artificial intelligence (AI) are key factors driving the current business growth in healthcare. With the help of these key factors, especially AR, healthcare professionals are now able to perform medical procedures with more precision and accuracy. How might you ask?
In medicine we are faced with nearly 13,000 diagnoses, over 6,000 medications and over 4,000 procedures. The variety of clinical venues and numerous individual patient contexts creates tremendous complexity. Context is king in making the correct assessment. Misreading or missing one detail can change everything in the evaluation and treatment of a patient.