Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market to Reach USD 30.40 Billion by 2026; Growing Use Of VR In Smart Wearables Will Foster Growth, says Fortune Business Insights

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List of the Companies Profiled in the Market: Google, Samsung, Atheer, Inc., InTouch Technologies, Inc. , Augmedix, Inc., Firsthand Technology Inc., Microsoft, Medical Realities Ltd, Mindmaze, Psious, Facebook Technologies, LLC.,, Inc., EchoPixel, Inc., Surgical Theater, Inc., Osso VR, Inc., Hologic Inc., Orca Health, Inc., 3D Systems, Inc., Daqri

Pune, India, July 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The increasing advancement and transformation in technology is a key factor boosting the virtual reality in the healthcare market, says Fortune Business Insights in a report, titled “Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Component (Hardware, Software, and Content), By Application (Pain Management, Education and Training, Surgery, Patient Care Management, Rehabilitation and Therapy Procedures and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)), and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026.” The global virtual reality in the healthcare market size stood at USD 1.56 Billion in 2018 is expected to reach USD 30.40 Billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 42.4%.

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List of Prominent Companies Operating in the global Virtual Reality in the Healthcare Market Are:

  • Google

  • Samsung

  • Atheer, Inc.

  • InTouch Technologies, Inc.

  • Augmedix, Inc.

  • Firsthand Technology Inc.

  • Microsoft

  • Medical Realities Ltd

  • Mindmaze

  • Psious

  • Facebook Technologies, LLC.

  •, Inc.

  • EchoPixel, Inc.

  • Surgical Theater, Inc.

  • Osso VR, Inc.

  • Hologic Inc.

  • Orca Health, Inc.

  • 3D Systems, Inc.

  • Daqri

The Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market Report Scope:

Report Coverage


Forecast Period

2018 to 2026

Forecast Period 2018 to 2026 CAGR


2026 Value Projection

USD 30.40 Billion

Base Year


Market Size in 2018

USD 1.56 Billion

Historical Data for

2015 to 2017

No. of Pages


Segments covered

Component, Application Area, and Geography

Growth Drivers

Substantial Investments of Organizations in Healthcare VR to Optimize the Healthcare Cost

Increasing Use of Smart Wearable Devices is Primarily Driving the Demand for Virtual Reality in Healthcare

Market growth are rapid adoption of VR amongst the healthcare professionals, benefits offered by VR in healthcare applications, growing investments, and funding to develop innovative healthcare based VR.

Pitfalls & Challenges

High Initial Capital Investments to Impede the Market Growth

According to the report, the virtual reality in healthcare market, by application is segmented into pain management, education and training, surgery, patient care management, rehabilitation and therapy procedures and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The pain management segment is expected to witness high demand owing to the effectiveness of VR in pain management. Virtual reality helps the patients to soothe the pain to some extent, especially during skin grafting, open surgeries and bandaging a burn. Furthermore, the education segment will hold significant share owing to the VR technology, which offers an immersive experience.

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The report persistently analyses the standpoint of the market with the latest market developments. It also delivers a comprehensive study of the market dynamics by aiming at the factors boosting growth opportunities. Moreover, it marks and highlights regional analysis and shares ideas that impact the market. It also provides information regarding industrial development and offers insights on the same.

Increasing Use Of VR In Smart Wearables Will Enable Growth

The rising technological advancements and proliferation in wearable devices is expected to create growth opportunities for the virtual reality (VR) in the healthcare market. Wearable technology has improved the approach of society towards their health and fitness. Wearable devices integrated with the virtual reality will enable interaction between the patient and the doctor in any area. Furthermore, the deployment of the 5G communication system is a vital factor for the IoT and augmented reality and virtual reality in healthcare applications integrated with the wearables. These factors together are expected to boost virtual reality in the healthcare industry. In addition, the rapid adoption of VR among healthcare professionals will accelerate the growth of the market. The benefits offered by VR in healthcare applications will fuel demand among healthcare professionals. Moreover, the increasing investments for the development of innovative healthcare based VR will encourage the growth of the market.

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Launch of Amazon Care Will Augur Healthy Growth

The launch of amazon care, a virtual primary care clinic is expected to create lucrative growth opportunities owing to its virtual and in-person care. For instance, Amazon launched Amazon Care, a virtual primary care clinic. This primary care clinic offers an option for nurses to visit employees in the home. It provides both virtual and in-person care. Furthermore, the advancements in medical training simulators by 3D systems is expected to promote the growth of the market. For instance, 3D Systems announced advancements to its line medical training simulators by utilizing enhanced virtual reality environments. These functionalities allow users to practice surgical methods within a virtual operation theatre for a realistic and immersive training session to enable adequate surgical preparation and learning.

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Table of Content:

  • Introduction

    • Definition, By Segment

    • Research Approach

    • Sources

  • Executive Summary

  • Market Dynamics

    • Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities

    • Emerging Trends

  • Key Insights

    • Macro and Micro Economic Indicators

    • Consolidated SWOT Analysis of Key Players

  • Global Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast, 2015-2026

    • Key Findings / Summary

    • Market Size Estimates and Forecasts

      • By Component (Value)

        • Hardware

        • Software

        • Content

      • By Application (Value)

        • Pain Management

        • Education and Training

        • Surgery

        • Patient Care Management

        • Rehabilitation and Therapy Procedures

        • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

      • By Geography (Value)

        • North America

        • Europe

        • Asia Pacific

        • Middle East and Africa

        • Latin America

  • Competition Matrix

  • Company Profile


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