New app will help medical students study operations in virtual reality | T3

A new networking designed to connect over 8.5 million medical practitioners around the world isn’t just aiming to give doctors, nurses and surgeons the ability to request an instant consultation – it’s also offering students and experienced GPs alike the chance to watch in-depth medical procedures through a virtual reality headset.

MDLinking, which began trialling its free service on iOS in May, was created to combine the usefulness of a messaging app with the credentials of LinkedIn and the educational potential of YouTube and has already bagged itself 4,000 registered doctors.

The Dutch startup behind the app doesn’t just want to offer doctors and surgeons standard video content of procedures or operations either – it wants to create a vast library of professional content viewable in VR

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