Global healthcare is facing increasing pressure due to challenges arising from population increase, shifting age demographics, limited local resources and centralized healthcare. Augmented reality is an emerging technology in healthcare that has the potential to revolutionize the way medical professionals learn, communicate and treat patients. This session aims to describe how augmented reality technology is currently enabling improved collaboration and training in healthcare globally and how it could transform both the delivery of patient care and training of doctors for the future. Presented by Nadine Hachach-Haram, MD, Co-founder of Proximie and Plastic Surgery Registrar, NHS/Proximie, United Kingdom.
- Define the use of augmented reality in global healthcare delivery and training
- Demonstrate the use of augmented reality in global healthcare delivery and training
- Evaluate the potential benefits of using augmented reality in global healthcare delivery and training
- Identify potential barriers to using augmented reality in healthcare and discuss ways to overcome these
- Compare the use of augmented reality between high and low-income countries
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