Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in Healthcare

Sponsored by: GlobalData

Focused on:

  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Healthcare

Date: 13 December


Time: 3PM London/10AM New York

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies are having an increasing impact on the healthcare industry. There are diverse possibilities associated with this technology, including medical education, image-guided treatment, pre-operative surgical planning, physician productivity, patient education, operating room design, assistance for the visually impaired, and new behavioral health treatment options. As healthcare systems across the world face challenges such as an increasing aging population with more frequent complex and chronic diseases, AR/VR technologies have emerged as one potential solution.

In this webinar, GlobalData’s Digital Analyst, Rodrigo Noble, will provide an overview of the impact that AR and VR technologies will have on healthcare. The webinar will cover the AR/VR technology trends in healthcare, the leaders in the space, regulatory trends, industry analysis, unmet needs in the space, market drivers and barriers, healthcare case studies, and the value chain.

Dr. Valentina Gburcik, GlobalData’s Senior Director, will moderate a Q&A session following the presentation. Join this webinar to increase your knowledge of the current outlook of AR/VR in healthcare.

Presented by

Rodrigo Noble,

Digital Analyst

Rodrigo Noble is a Digital Healthcare Analyst at GlobalData Plc where he leverages digital analytics to provide insights on digital trends, strategy, digital offerings from Pharma across a range of disease areas and channels. Prior to joining GlobalData, Rodrigo was a fund analyst for a London-based placement agent where he researched investors and fund managers, making appropriate introductions where viable and maintained/improved fund and investor database. Prior to that he worked at Quimica Suiza (QS) a Latin American Pharmaceutical distributor where he helped tailor marketing initiatives across Peru for foreign and local drug makers. Rodrigo holds a First-Class BSc degree in Biochemistry from Aberdeen University.

Roxanne Balfe,

Digital Analyst

Roxanne Balfe, MSc, is a Digital Healthcare Analyst in GlobalData where she participates in digital analytics providing insights on strategy and digital offerings from pharma across a number of disease areas and channels. Prior to joining GlobalData, Roxanne was a commercial manager at a start-up company within the Artificial Intelligence space, and previously worked for Chiesi Pharmaceuticals in respiratory division as an Account Executive. She also worked as a research assistant at an Oncogenomics laboratory in Italy as part of a project on drug resistance in metastatic melanoma. Roxanne holds an MSc from the University of Edinburgh in the Management of Biotechnology, Innovation, and Governance, and a First Class BSc degree in Biomedical Sciences from Oxford Brookes University.

Valentina Gburcik,

Senior Director of CVMD and Digital

Valentina Gburcik, PhD, is a Senior Director at GlobalData where she oversees the production of syndicated reports and drug forecasts across a range of high-profile and niche therapeutic indications. She also manages the digital team in the production of digital landscape reports and webinars across various indications. Prior to joining GlobalData more than six years ago, Valentina was an academic researcher and a co-founder of a spin-off company at the Royal Veterinary College, London. She also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at University College London and as a project manager at a biotech company Imuthes. Valentina holds a PhD from the University of Geneva and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from the CTI, Swiss federal training programme. She also holds a BSc degree in Biochemistry from the University of Belgrade.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Learn which AR and VR technologies are disrupting healthcare
  • See real world examples of AR and VR in healthcare
  • Learn what AR/VR applications will have the greatest impact on the healthcare space
  • Identify the challenges and opportunities with implementing AR and VR technologies


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