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Healthcare Virtual Reality Potential Grows for Therapy, Surgery

October 6, 2017 - Interest in healthcare virtual reality (VR) continues to spread as new VR services continue to be introduced to health IT infrastructure, according to a recent ABI Research report. The report predicted that healthcare VR will generate $8.9 million in 2017 and grow to generate $285 million in 2022. Healthcare VR is deployed in four key areas: therapy, training, surgery, and research. “The...


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