Digital health in the metaverse

While the concept of the metaverse has been around for decades, Facebook’s name change to Meta (not to mention the financial investment) propelled leaders across industries to think about the future of virtual worlds. Healthcare has a place in these meta-conversations, with startups, partnerships, and authorizations already manifesting digital health’s mixed reality. Although the Rock Health crew hasn’t gone full RollerCoaster Tycoon on the metaverse just yet, we’re interested to see how tech-social constructs like these affect care delivery innovation. Read about the metaverse’s potential future health applications in our latest piece.


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