Washington D.C. – The XR Association, a prominent trade association representing the growing ecosystem of augmented, mixed, and virtual reality companies, will release an infographic summarizing the views of 493 healthcare professionals on the use and future of XR technology in healthcare. The infographic explores how healthcare professionals are responding to the introduction of immersive technology in healthcare and outlines how XR technology is poised to transform the medical industry.
77% of respondents stated they are already using XR technology with patients, and beyond the current state of adoption, the infographic provides a glimpse into the future of healthcare. The immersive and interactive nature of XR applications is expected to bridge gaps in medical education, providing realistic simulations for training purposes. The use of 3D modeling with virtual headsets is affording surgeons the opportunity to practice surgical procedures improving patient outcomes. Immersive technology is also improving access to therapeutic treatments, including for mental health and physical therapy. The future of healthcare is intertwined with the immersive possibilities offered by XR technology, and the insights from healthcare professionals pave the way for a more innovative, patient-centric, and technologically advanced healthcare system.