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GlobalData Thematic Intelligence

Why is the healthcare industry hesitant to join the metaverse?

The metaverse could improve access to care for all patients, regardless of their location.

Digital therapeutics will empower remote patient care in 2023

While the use of DTx is still in its early stages, it has the potential to revolutionise the way healthcare is delivered and received.

Micro-robots: fact or fiction?

Medical micro-robotic patents have been filed across sectors, including oncology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology, and dentistry.

Therapy chatbots might be worsening your mental health

The market for therapy chatbots is unregulated and most therapy chatbots are not required to have governmental approval.

New dawn for EU joint procurement crisis response mechanism

The upcoming changes to the EU’s joint procurement rules will apply in instances of ‘serious cross-border threats to health’.

Venture capital healthtech funding drops 41.2% as firms brace for economic decline

The global fall in VC activity follows a surge in investment in the years before and amid the pandemic.

Swapping superheroes for spider pits: treating phobias using virtual reality

Virtual reality can offer an efficient way to treat fears through exposure to simulated situations and embodied cognition.