Virtual Reality Suggests Major Growth in Global Medical Training Market

data-integration-702x336A 2014 study highlighted the medical simulation market’s significant growth and projected its value to rise to around $2 billion by 2019. As this technology improves, training methods fueled by its advancements continue to grow along with it. At the same time, the medical profession has shifted its emphasis to evidence-based treatment and training, in an effort to objectively measure the effectiveness of both treatment and training activities.

An increased focus on education and training innovation leads to better patient outcomes, fewer medical errors and improved team management skills. The global market is currently buzzing with medical simulation growth, and virtual reality (VR) is introducing new possibilities that have been in the visioning stage for years. VR is beginning to influence the trajectory and goals of future simulators.

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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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