The Integration of ChatGPT with the Metaverse for Medical Consultations

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IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine


Recent years witnessed a promising synergy between healthcare and the Metaverse leading to the development of virtual healthcare environments. This convergence offers accessible and immersive healthcare experiences and holds the potential for transforming the delivery of medical services and enhancing patient outcomes. However, the reliance on specialist presence in the metaverse for medical support remains a challenge. On the other hand, the newly launched Large Language Model (LLM) chatbot, the ChatGPT of OpenAI, has emerged as a game-changer, providing human-like responses and facilitating interactive conversations. By integrating this cutting-edge language model with the Metaverse for medical purposes, we can potentially revolutionize healthcare delivery, enhance access to care, and increase patient engagement. This study proposes a new medical Metaverse model utilizing GPT-4 as a content creator, highlighting its potential, addressing challenges and limitations, and exploring various application fields. We conclude by outlining our ongoing efforts to transform this concept into a practical reality.

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Artificial intelligence, Chatbots, Consumer electronics, Digital twins, Medical diagnostic imaging, Medical services, Metaverse


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