Waltham, Massachusetts–(business wire)–Wolters Kluwer, Healthis a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, Bio-Digital XR With the expansion of Wolters Kluwer Medical Education & Medical Practice, the collaboration will bring Augmented Reality (XR)-based medical education solutions to students across the medical industry, enhance learning curricula, and support Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality. An immersive and fail-safe environment with both (AR) solutions is provided.
The digital transformation of medical education is undergoing a major shift as higher education institutions continue to look for ways to meet the expectations of the next generation of students while preparing them for the real world. Medical schools, healthcare programs, residencies and trainee programs are increasingly using AR and VR technology as a cost-effective complement to traditional training methods. Virtual reality provides students with an immersive learning experience, allowing them to manipulate anatomy to better understand the spatial relationships of the human body.
“The adoption of virtual reality technology in the classroom and solutions in the Metaverse will help future clinicians access valuable, high-fidelity experiences before they enter the world.” Vikram Safkar, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Wolters Kluwer’s Medical Segment, Health Learning, Research and Practice. “Nothing can replace hands-on experience, but these technologies can create a powerful bridge between classroom teaching and experiential learning.”
Designed for any educational program that includes an anatomical component, including medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and sports medicine, BioDigital XR provides an intuitive and active learning solution that students can access anytime, anywhere. This collaboration combines BioDigital XR with the world’s most trusted lineup of anatomy content through his Lippincott portfolio, including: Moore’s Clinical Oriented Anatomy, Grant’s Dissector, Ackland’s anatomy, more.
“We are pleased to expand our collaboration with Wolters Kluwer by adding BioDigital XR to Lippincott’s portfolio. With BioDigital XR and BioDigital Human, schools and hospitals around the world will be able to , will give access to the most comprehensive cloud-based model of the human body ever assembled in virtual reality, said Frank Sculli, CEO of BioDigital.
Wolters Kluwer and BioDigital will showcase the latest innovations in virtual reality at the International Conference on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), January 21-25, 2023 in Orlando, Florida. Please visit us at booths 747 and 956 respectively.
The news builds on the addition of BioDigital’s 3D virtual body platform to Ovid to enable immersive teaching and learning experiences. announced Earlier this year.
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