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F032 Tech advancements in surgery, VR and the healthcare crisis in Venezuela (Rafael Grossmann)

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F032 Tech advancements in surgery, VR and the healthcare crisis in Venezuela (Rafael Grossmann)

Every person is unique and we all differ in our looks, but have you ever wondered, how much do people differ on the inside? This is something surgeons are most…
March 8, 2019

F032 Tech advancements in surgery, VR and the healthcare crisis in Venezuela (Rafael Grossmann)

Every person is unique and we all differ in our looks, but have you ever wondered, how much do people differ on the inside? This is something surgeons are most familiar with. Rafael Grossmann is known in the digital health community as the VR surgeon. Originally from Venezuela, Rafael has been practicing medicine for a few decades in the US by now. In this episode he talks about technological advancements in surgery – from minimally invasive surgery to robotic-assisted surgery -, followed by his passion towards digital technologies, telemedicine, and VR and in the end comments the national crisis currently happening in Venezuela, and its effects on healthcare.

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