Extended Reality for Healthcare Systems

Extended Reality for Healthcare Systems

Recent Advances in Contemporary Research

1st Edition - October 18, 2022

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  • Editors: Samiya Khan, Mansaf Alam, Shoaib Banday, Mohammed Usta
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323983815
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323985390

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Extended Reality for Healthcare Systems: Recent Advances in Contemporary Research focuses on real world applications in medicine, also providing an overview of emerging technologies. The book includes case studies that break down the ways in which this technology has and can be used, while also taking readers through evidence, best practices and obstacles. Sections emphasize evidence, research-based practices and work. Content coverage includes Enhancing Medical Education with AR/VR, and XR: The Future of Surgery and Building Systems for Enhanced Health, and more. Readers will learn how to use this technology to improve existing systems by enhancing precision and reducing costs. Other sections cover extended reality in elderly care and remote monitoring of patients, building systems for enhanced health, including telehealth and telepsychiatry, using AR and VR in medical education, and designing technology for use in telesurgery.

Key Features

  • Offers advice on the development of state-of-the-art tech-driven healthcare systems and technologies for improving the quality of healthcare
  • Focuses on healthcare solutions that are inclusive and cost-effective
  • Discusses the future, limitations and challenges associated with the use and adoption of XR for healthcare


Extended reality technologists and engineers, students in biomedical engineering and extended reality, Instrumentation and measurement technologist and engineers, Computer Scientist; Healthcare professionals with an interest in using extended reality in surgery

Table of Contents

  • 1. Extended Reality: Bringing the 3Rs Together
    2. State of the Art in XR for Healthcare
    3. The Promising Disruptions of Extended Reality in Healthcare
    4. The Role of Innovative Telehealth System in Revolutionizing Healthcare
    5. Next-Gen Technologically Empowered Telehealth Systems
    6. Extended Reality for Patient Recovery and Wellness
    7. Integrated XR-Enabled Information Access for Effective Medical Practice
    8. Role of Virtual Reality (VR) for healthcare education
    9. The Use of Extended Realities in Nursing and Midwifery Education
    10. AR/VR Telehealth Platforms for Remote Procedural Training
    11. Extended Reality for Surgical Training Simulations and Surgery Planning
    12. Envisioning Big Data in IoT with Augmented and Virtual Reality: Challenges Opportunities and Potential Solutions
    13. Artificial Intelligence Enabled Extended Reality in Smart Healthcare Service
    14. Extended Reality and Edge AI for Healthcare 4.0: A systematic study
    15. The Future of XR-Empowered Healthcare: Roadmap for 2050

Product details

  • No. of pages: 302
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: October 18, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323983815
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323985390

About the Editors

Samiya Khan

Samiya Khan is an alumna of Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi (Bachelor’s Degree), Institute of Informatics and Communication, University of Delhi, South Campus (Master’s Degree) and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (Ph.D. – Computer Science). Currently, she is working as a postdoctoral research fellow at University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. Her current research focuses on the use of artificial intelligence for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Digital Innovation, School of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK

Mansaf Alam

Dr. Mansaf Alam is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia. He also holds the titles of Young Faculty Research Fellow, DeitY, Govt. of India & Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Applied Information Science. He has published several research articles in reputed International Journals and Proceedings of reputed International conferences published by IEEE, Springer, Elsevier Science, and ACM. His area of research includes Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning & Deep Learning, Cloud Computing, Cloud database management system(CDBMS), Object Oriented Database System(OODBMS), Genetic Programming, Bioinformatics, Image Processing, Information Retrieval and Data Mining. He serves as reviewer of various Journals of International repute like Information Science, published by Elsevier. He is also a member of program committees of various International conferences. He is in editorial Board member of Intentional Journals in Computer Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Shoaib Banday

Shoaib Amin Banday is an alumnus of National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, India, with a Ph.D. in Electronics & Communication Engineering and M. Tech. in Communication and IT. He did his B. Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Islamic University of Science and Technology, Jammu & Kashmir, India. He has contributed many research papers and his publications extend across journal articles and book chapters in high impact publications of international repute. He has also participated in reputed international conferences. His current research focuses on Medical Image Processing & Analysis, Design of CADe and CADx Systems, Radiomics, Image Analysis via Machine Learning & Deep Learning and Medical Image Security.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, J&K, India

Mohammed Usta

Dr. Mohammed Shaukat Usta has worked as a Senior public health specialist in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. He has more than 37 years of experience in the field of public health and has the distinction of working at all levels of health delivery system in the country. During his tenure as National Programme manager in the National AIDS Control Programme, he has been at the forefront in the planning and execution of effective HIV surveillance system, and has also been involved in the development of HIV estimation approaches in India for almost a decade. He also worked as focal point for management of Blood Transfusion services and Care, Support and Treatment component under National AIDS Control Programme. His last assignment in service was as Deputy Director General and Advisor, looking after National Programme for Non-Communicable Diseases. The job profile includes planning and management including implementation of programme activities in close coordination with State level health functionaries, for matters related to Cancer, Diabetes, Cardio-Vascular Diseases and Stroke.

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired from Public Health Specialist sub cadre of Central Health Service, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

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