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.
Embrace Disruptive Medical Technologies
Put Patients In The Center Of Healthcare
Digitize Healthcare Information
Shift Focus From Treatment To Prevention
The latest news in medical innovation
Analyzing disease instantly: the medical tricorder has been one of the most exciting futuristic technologies in medicine since Star Trek. But will it ever get to the black bag of General Practitioners?
Will artificial intelligence solve doctor shortages? Will it be able to replace the art of making a correct diagnosis? Not anytime soon.
The digital stethoscope lets patients and doctors record cardiac and lung sounds, then stream them to a clinician remotely, storing them for comparisons later.
I’m truly excited for the future of medicine – sometimes it feels like we’re living in a science -fiction novel. But genetic discrimination and the elimination of privacy are just some of the problems we’ll face if we let medical innovation run wild.
An emotional question by a mother whose child has food allergies led me to discover the fascinating world of food scanners. Will we ever really know what’s on our plates? And if we knew, what could we do with the answer?
From IBM to Google – 10 Surprising Companies You Didn’t Expect to Embrace Disruptive Health Innovation
From time to time, I come across collaborations in healthcare between companies which are both promising and surprising. From IBM to Google – here are the top 10 companies you didn’t expect to embrace disruptive health innovation.
A short story on life altering disease, a technological future of medicine, and the need for the human touch.