How AR Applications Fuel Interactive Healthcare

How AR Applications Fuel Interactive Healthcare

Healthcare Tech Outlook | Friday, December 06, 2019

Augmented reality is driving the digital health technology towards betterment, making the industry interactive.

FREMONT, CA: High-level applications of AR are sure to modernize the healthcare sector. As the borders between the real and the virtual begin to fade, healthcare providers will encounter the unique benefits of AR and get to harness the technology to offer better services. AR comprises the virtual projection of things or information as digital overlays. The overlays have multiple implications in the field of healthcare. As the industry adapts to embrace AR, here are some futuristic applications that adds value to medical diagnostics, treatment, and care by performing the processes interactively.

During diagnosis, healthcare providers will interact with the patients to determine the medical conditions. Sometimes, the lack of shared means of communication forbids patients from asserting their symptoms. This could lead to a biased conveyance of information or miscommunication. In either case, the result could be disastrous. Using AR enables doctors to communicate with patients in a better way. Patients can readily express themselves by using AR visualizations, resulting in quicker and better diagnosis.

Also, surgery assistance is one of the indispensable and relevant applications of AR in the medical field. AR impacts surgeries in multiple ways. Doctors can now instantly obtain critical help from AR during surgeries. There have been AR solutions that empower doctors to visualize minimal invasive surgeries in real-time, producing highly accurate operations. A 3D restoration of a tumor that is to be operated gives doctors an extent for higher accuracy.

The probability of locating a vein for IVs has perpetually been a spot of concern for nurses. With AR, it becomes more streamlined for nurses and doctors to envision and find veins in a patient's body. By using AR scanners, a patient's veins can be easily projected onto the skin. This makes it streamlined to give IVs to patients without missing the vein. Thus, healthcare providers and patients are prone to experience better services as AR makes healthcare interactive, and therefore effective.

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