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Web me - putting the me in metaverse

June 17, 2022 5-MINUTE READ

The big picture

Instead of the internet as a disparate collection of sites and apps, the metaverse is a 3D environment in which moving from work to a social platform can be as seamless as walking from one’s car right into the doctor’s office.

The analysis: Converging on our digital healthcare future


of healthcare executives say the metaverse will have a positive impact on their organizations, with nearly half believing it will be breakthrough or transformational.

Things to look out for: Pressing forward without turning back

Actions to take: Leading tomorrow’s internet


Build new strategies today, exploring the potential of new products and services and training their people on the technologies that will soon be foundational. Healthcare strategies need to consider how location-agnostic care, user-owned data and blurred boundaries between physical and digital will be incorporated into long-term planning.


If we want to represent the real world in a digital way, we need the foundational social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies—and data—to build that world. This is not just about EMR data, it’s the full spectrum of data that represents people, physical items and activity.


Healthcare leaders can start identifying the metaverse and Web3 skills and capabilities they will need. Creating metaverse experiences may require 3D artists, game designers and experts on the platforms on which they plan to build.


About the Authors

Brian Kalis

Managing Director – Strategy Lead, Health, Accenture

Jenica McHugh

Managing Director – Technology Strategy, Global

Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD

Senior Managing Director – Consulting Global Health

Andrew Truscott

Managing Director – Health, Technology Lead, Global

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