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Grand Challenges of The Medical Futurist

The future of medicine will be innovative, patient centered, digital and sustainable.
These are the greatest challenges we must overcome to make it a reality.


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Embrace Disruptive Medical Technologies

Medical professionals and patients must prepare for a technological revolution in medicine - the only way to make healthcare effective and more humanistic.
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Put Patients In The Center Of Healthcare

Patients must become experts on their own health so they can be involved in decisions about their health, while also taking part in designing healthcare.
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Digitize Healthcare Information

Digitalization can make care affordable and available, ensuring sustainability and growing our understanding of disease.
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Shift Focus From Treatment To Prevention

Live healthier lives and prevent disease by reforming healthcare based on widespread access to health data.

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What Is Using IBM Watson In Everyday Medicine Like?

Artificial intelligence will determine the future of medicine – no question about it – and there are already some medical professionals who use the technology in their practice. I asked practitioners what using IBM Watson in medicine is like.

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Augmented Reality In Healthcare Will Be Revolutionary

Augmented reality is one of the most promising digital technologies at present – look at the success of Pokémon Go – and it has the potential to change healthcare and everyday medicine completely for physicians and patients alike.

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Do You Want To Save The World? – The $5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition Is Waiting For You

Registration is now open for a four-year global competition by IBM, TED and the XPRIZE Foundation for modern knights who want to save the world by tackling its greatest challenges with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).

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The 10 Most Innovative Health Technologies Saving Millions In The Developing World

There are striking differences in the general social, economic or political background of the developed and developing country-groups, and developing countries are in dire need for creative and innovative medical solutions. Here are the 10 most innovative health technologies which could save millions of lives in these corners of the Earth.

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20 Medical Technology Advances: Medicine in the Future – Part I

As there are so many amazing things going on worldwide in medicine and healthcare, a shortlist of some of the greatest ideas and developments would give us a glimpse into the future of medicine. It is always a challenge to detect the projects with the biggest potential to be used in everyday medical practices, but here are the most promising candidates for fulfilling this notion.

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10 Reasons Why People Should Not Fear Digital Health Technologies

The development of digital health technology causes many concerns regarding bioethics. Here are 10 examples why people should not be afraid of, but rather embrace the advancements of such technologies.

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Top 10 Healthcare Wearables For A Healthy Lifestyle

There are thousands of devices and gadgets on the healthcare wearable market which could help you live a healthier and better life, although it is not easy to choose. Let me show you my top choices when it comes to health wearables and trackers.