Arab Health to Showcase the US$5bln Healthcare Metaverse Market

Arab Health has underscored its commitment to showcasing the latest advances in healthcare technology and innovation with the launch of the Intelligent Health Pavilion and the return of the Future Health Summit, which will explore healthcare in the Metaverse.

Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 30 January – 2 February 2023, Arab Health will host the Intelligent Health Pavilion in partnership with the Intelligent Health Association and provide visitors with the opportunity to experience the most innovative and sustainable healthcare technologies improving patient care.

Located in Arab Health’s Healthcare Transformation sector, the Intelligent Health Pavilion will feature three demonstration rooms showcasing several new technologies through live demonstrations, including a groundbreaking digital Intensive Care Unit, an intelligent Operating Room, and a revolutionary Emergency Room.

The new feature will also have a seminar theatre and provide a platform for exhibitors to reveal the latest cutting-edge healthcare technology.

Ross Williams, Exhibition Director for Informa Markets, said, “The healthcare industry has witnessed incredible changes in recent years, with technology and innovation the driving force behind how the industry is elevating patient care. These latest advancements are expected to increase further by utilising the Metaverse and looking at how we interact with technology to utilise artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to improve patient outcomes.”

Doubling down on innovation and technology, Arab Health will also host the second edition of the Future Health Summit at the Museum of the Future. The exclusive, fully immersive event for C-suite executives from the healthcare industry will look into the future of health and healthcare possibilities in the Metaverse. World-renowned industry leaders, visionaries, metaverse experts, authors, and futurists on the topic will offer their insights.

According to a report titled Healthcare in the Metaverse from Market Research Future, the healthcare metaverse market is predicted to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 48.3 per cent until 2030, with the industry’s value expected to top US$5.37 billion.

“The Future Health Summit is dedicated to trailblazers. From AI and robotics to the role of the Metaverse, the healthcare industry is continuously evolving. A result of cutting-edge technology combined with innovative leaders committed to improving patient outcomes,” said Williams.

“The Metaverse is expected to disrupt healthcare and open new channels of treatment while lowering costs. The predicted growth within this market is huge, and we’ve only explored the tip of the iceberg. The Future Health Summit will provide an invaluable look at how everyone in the healthcare industry can maximise what it offers,” he added.