With the advent of digital pathology, there are unique opportunities to support future training models and multidisciplinary learning; and to do so in a way that addresses some of the current problems and future workforce challenges.
Immersive technology is an evolving field that is predicted to grow exponentially in the next decade. It is predicted to be a market worth $160 billion with over 1000 companies currently working within the field in the U.K. Its touted benefits are numerous, yet the research into its pedagogical value and methods of evaluation are still in their infancy.
My project aimed to utilize and empower patients through home monitoring for patients with eye disease. At the core of my project is the belief that through the use of the ubiquitous mobile device, an individual will not only be able to own and direct their personal healthcare needs, but alsothat it might better enable us as healthcare professionals to communicate and assist in their care.
I am passionate about improving ophthalmic patient-related outcomes through the modelling of real-world clinical data to deliver personalised medicine.
As a digital fellow my focus was on scoping the landscape of digital technology and services in Dental Care and understanding the training needs of the workforce.