15 Virtual Reality Startups in Healthcare

Virtual reality (VR) is usually associated with gaming — you put on a headset and step into a virtual world where you can solve puzzles, slay enemies or gain experience. While we were simply floored by how amazing it was to play games in VR, everyone else just shrugged and went back to arguing about politics. While a great medium for playing video games, VR just hasn’t taken off as expected and is now in the “trough of disillusionment“. While VR gaming stalls, commercial applications are looking promising. In the same way that artificial intelligence is being focused on healthcare, many startups are creating virtual universes to change the face of healthcare for many people.

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Here are 15 startups working on applying virtual reality in healthcare.

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About Peter Coffaro 693 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the orthopedic industry. Recognized by MedReps.com as one of the top medical sales influencers in the industry; he has 10 years of combined sales management experience and has held positions as a Director, General Manager and Distributor. Peter has worked for some of the top orthopedic companies in the world - Zimmer, DePuy and Stryker. He is also the founder of OrthoFeed: a popular blog that covers orthopedic news and emerging medical technologies. Peter is a three-time Hall of Fame award winner at Johnson and Johnson and has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, digital marketing and professional education. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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