Hyderabad-based Yashoda Hospitals becomes the first to enter Metaverse

Yashoda Hospitals, a chain of hospitals based in Hyderabad, India, has reportedly acquired a parcel of land on the most recognized metaverse platform called decentraland.

With this, the group became the first experience zone that marked 30+ years of healthcare service offered to people. Yashoda Hospital also became the first to enter a metaverse platform in the country, mentioned the group.

Dr. Abhinav Gorukanti, Director, Yashoda Hospitals, said in a statement that since the beginning of the hospital, the organization intended to be advanced as a group that has always excelled in infrastructure, innovation, and clinical excellence.

The hospital has been an early adopter of digital technology, which adds value to its ecosystem, from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now Web 3.0. It believes that the future will be determined by fundamental technologies like Web 3.0 and the blockchain, shifting to a decentralized ecosystem, he said.

Building up the footprint on decentraland will be the foremost step forward for making the efforts and acceptance of decentralized tech. He added that the organization would update and invest continuously in making the digital infrastructure future-ready.

The hospital also plans to offer healthcare services to the people on the Metaverse and build employment for metaversians as and when the regulatory norms of the platform mature.

Dr. Gorukanti further said that the firm believes that Web 3.0 and Metaverse will change the way people interact with each other; this will make digital connecting more enticing and livelier.

Healthcare and other industries can also benefit from this technology, especially telemedicine, where patients can get near real-life consultation experience.

Yashoda Hospitals plans to provide medical education and training ecosystem on the Metaverse. Along with building virtual clinics and hospitals as and when the technology adoption surges.

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