VentureBeat September 30, 2022
Taryn Plumb

Dr. Justin Barad recalls times when he or colleagues would do quick Google searches in the middle of a procedure as a refresh, or to bone up on a surgery they had never performed before.

Or, being asked to assess his surgical proficiency by playing the classic game “Operation” (for the record, he was able to do it without getting buzzed).

These are just a couple of instances that underscore the fact that extended reality (XR), virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are “unbelievably critical and more important than ever” in healthcare, he said. 

Still, we’re not quite there yet.

How can the technology be implemented in healthcare with the least disruption? How can regulators foster adoption? How can...

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