Is the (virtual) doctor in?

Virtual reality, wearable technology, artificial intelligence — the dawn of the technological revolution in health care is here. Some of the latest medical innovations were highlighted Oct. 9 at the ninth USC Body Computing Conference, a daylong summit focusing on the bridges between medicine and technology. The conference featured physicians, tech leaders and university officials discussing the latest technological advances and how they can be used to better treat patients. A centerpiece of the conference was the announcement of a new virtual care clinic, a facility that will use technology to help physicians provide better, more personalized health care to their patients. “In the last nine years, there has been a revolutionary change in the way culture and society use technology,” said Leslie Saxon, a cardiologist and founder/executive…


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