Here is the edited speech I gave to the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, and I would turn to every government or parliament eager to reform healthcare through technology with similar advices. I hope that more and more regulatory actors will pay attention to the winds of change.
As a data geek, I have been quantifying my health for over a decade, measuring different aspects of my life in order to improve it. Although it has been a long process, I also managed to optimize my sleep with technology. Are you curious, how?
In the future, technology will reduce the time spent on driving, household activities, shopping and consuming television or online content constantly. And you could easily spend the extra time for taking care of your health more. Let me show you some mind-opening statistics!
I'm Dr. Bertalan Mesko, The Medical FuturistSM, keynote speaker, geek physician, and Amazon Top 100 author. I dedicate my life to finding the latest advances in health technology and understanding how these trends are shaping the present and future of medicine.
An important part of this is helping you all live better and prevent disease – I have personally spent a decade optimizing my lifestyle with the help of health trackers, and regularly share what I learned.