Virtual Reality in Health Care

Educational briefing for non-IT executives

virtual reality in health care

Although virtual reality (VR) is considered an emerging technology, it has been researched for decades for its ability to improve clinical training and education, interactive diagnostic imaging, pain management, psychiatric and behavioural treatment, and general patient health and wellness. Increasing computing power and the ubiquity of personal computers (PCs) and smartphones has brought a rapid decline in cost, which has made this technology accessible to a greater number of health care organisations.

Download our cheat sheet to get a primer on VR, the state of VR adoption in health care, why it is important and how it affects health care providers and IT leaders.