FundamentalVR Partners With Mayo Clinic To Develop Haptic VR Surgery Simulations

This article was originally published by VR Scout

Mayo Clinic brings their massive body of research to FundamentalVR’s simulation platform.

According to a 2015 commission report launched at the Royal Society of Medicine in London, UK, 5 Billion people still don’t have access to safe surgery due to a lack of trained professionals. In the U.S. alone, over $15 billion a year is spent solely on medical training, much of which is wasted on antiquated, expensive, and non-repeatable methods that offer students little chance of any hands-on practice.

The truth is that the method in which surgeons are trained has changed very little over the past 150 years.

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