Despite being in its early stages, the metaverse is constantly developing. The technology, which combines Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and web 3.0 technologies, has enormous potential in healthcare. The Internet of Medical Devices, quantum computing, and robotics are all poised to completely transform the healthcare ecosystem. Metaverse is likely to change the paradigm of the healthcare system, improving surgical precision, therapeutic usage, and more.
Major healthcare companies and hospital chains are increasingly joining the virtual world of the metaverse to improve patient care. MRFR expects the global healthcare in metaverse market to reach $5,373 Mn by 2030, expanding at a massive 48.3% CAGR from 2024 to 2030, citing that many patients have also joined or are considering joining this virtual space.
Health information technology has been shown to improve healthcare quality and safety. Metaverse applications in healthcare can significantly improve patient outcomes by opening up completely new channels for delivering cost-effective treatments. Metaverse can be a great tool for healthcare professionals, allowing remote monitoring and telemedicine for geographically limited patients.