Nurses hold the key to virtual reality

Third-Image-SliderAs we integrate technology more and more into our lives, many industries are also looking to implement the same technology to better serve their audience. Within the Medical field, technology is one of the backbones of the industry. For nurses this technology is necessary in providing the proper care for patients and providing the best experience for the patients and their families.

Microsoft recently held an Empowering Health event in Belgium, to discuss the impact of technology on the future of nursing. At this event, over 200 professionals in the health industry discussed the impact of technology in this “mobile first, cloud first” world. The discussion covered many areas of technology in medical from how nurses hold data from patients to the use of applications to better serve patients in hospitals. Joan Hankin, Global Director for marketing at Intel, was asked to speak at this event and reported on her own ideas regarding the impact of technology in the nursing community.


About Peter Coffaro 1149 Articles

A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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