The first digital hospital in Turkey is pushing boundaries in the health sector. 3D hologram nurses welcome isitors and issue each patient with a digital card, which means that misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment are reduced. Important documents can be quickly and easily sent to other hospitals. Moreover, cameras record x-rays and the like so that the images can be seen via the Internet, democratising diagnosis.
Why it matters
Improving technology means that pioneering treatments are more widely known about and information can be shared more readily. Will this mean receiving the right care and finding out about new developments in healthcare becomes easier?
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