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Maharashtra University of Health Sciences to build mixed reality solutions with Microsoft India

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences to build mixed reality solutions with Microsoft India
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21 Jul, 2022
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Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik, is collaborating with Microsoft India for building emerging technologies in the healthcare sector, including tech-led remote healthcare solutions, patient care using mixed reality, and medical education and training.  

As part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between MUHS and Microsoft India, the year-long collaboration agreement includes the development of any solution by MUHS or any of its chosen partner(s) under the innovation lab.   

Microsoft will provide the tools and technologies required by MUHS to build applications in relation to the project on Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure, DevOps, collaboration suite, blockchain, internet of things (IoT), analytics, AI/ML, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality, among others.  

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The two organisations will also explore tech solutions using HoloLens 2 to improve healthcare delivery, mixed reality solutions for proctoring doctor and building training content for doctors, nurses, and staff through mixed reality.  

“MUHS is on a pathway of a new vision and new vistas. In this regard, we are happy to collaborate with Microsoft using mixed reality to reach the unreached. We stand by our commitments towards Digital Health as a way forward aligning with the nation’s Digital India policy,” Lieutenant General (Retired) and vice-chancellor of MUHS Madhuri Kanitkar said.  

Speaking about the partnership, Rubén Caballero, CVP, Mixed Reality, Microsoft, said that the initiative expands access to healthcare services and medical education using mixed reality technologies, including HoloLens 2. “We are proud to come together to help address underserved communities and expand access to healthcare to every part of India,” he said.   

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