From Telehealth to VR

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Donald Wickelgren

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Apr 12, 2022

Healthcare

Healthcare has accelerated in its use of innovative technology more than it ever has because of the pandemic response. Delivering healthcare had to overcome the challenge of in-person classic medical delivery. The aggressive tech industry is moving quickly into the health sector, and it's lucrative. 20% of the US's total GDP means there are big opportunities. Some of the biggest challenges are to take this highly regulated industry and move it forward, but I think the opportunity and sheer weight of the financial incentives will continue on a path of fast innovation. 

Reference: https://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-tech/virtual-reality-diagnose-medical-conditions/

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Bio
Donald Wickelgren

Don Wicklegren is Xilium's founder. He is a technologist by profession who started his career pre-internet in remote medical technology and learning. He has worked in both small and large corporations with world-wide remote staff and became a part of the team who developed the first commercial internet. As an entrepreneur, he started his first technology company in 2001. In Xilium, he focuses on innovating solutions for the US healthcare system.

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