No one can doubt I’m an enthusiastic Star Wars fan. I have a LEGO-Millennium Falcon and the Death Star at home. However, as The Medical Futurist I cannot help but see what medical technologies the episodes featured. 

The future of surgery offers an amazing cooperation between humans and technology, which could elevate the level of precision and efficiency of surgeries so high we have never seen before.

Time is crucial in healing, no matter whether it’s about a natural disaster, heart attack or an organ transplant. In future medical emergencies, where urgent response will be necessary, drones will mean the fastest answer. They will fly the extra mile in delivering drugs, vaccines, blood or organs.



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20 Medical Technology Advances: Medicine in the Future – Part II.

Futuristic medical technologies might change healthcare from the bottom to the top. Here are 10 more technologies that hold the promise for an optimistic future of medicine.

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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).