Why the future of surgery training could start with a VR headset

In this article Erik Maltais, CEO of Immertec, lists all benefits of VR in the training of future surgeons. Of course it allows to make training more accessible but also amplifies the disponibility of very high skilled surgeons.

“The benefit of virtual reality is that you could provide that experience as if someone’s present,” said Maltais, meaning trainees and mentors don’t always need to be flown around the world or country on overnight trips just to learn one procedure, and risk infection with operating rooms and healthcare facilities.

Source: Why the future of surgery training could start with a VR headset – TechHQ

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