Metaverse Presents Tough Questions For Health Regulators, Practitioners

By Jessica Karins / June 29, 2022 at 4:19 PM
Those hoping to apply metaverse virtual reality technology to health care, including via telehealth, face a complex tangle of evolving federal and state regulations and laws that involve FDA oversight, privacy, physician licensure, and payments policies such as use of digital currency, three legal analysts wrote. Metaverse technology has numerous possible applications for the health care industry, the authors wrote, including immersive therapy appointments and digital evaluations of medications. But the new technologies, also sometimes called “Web 3,” also have...

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