Once reserved for entertainment and gaming, virtual reality (VR) has now firmly established itself as a legitimate platform for improving healthcare. But, with all of the hype it can be hard to differentiate between the applications that are most likely to fizzle out and which will offer the greatest impact on the practice of medicine. To provide some clarity, we talked with Dr. Daniel Kraft, physician, entrepreneur and chairman of the Exponential Medicine Conference. The following includes his take on the pockets of medicine that are already experiencing the greatest VR advancements, with examples of the teams and technologies responsible for the innovation.
By Dr. Daniel Kraft | WORRELL