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The Digital Health Manifesto

Digital Health is a cultural transformation, not just a set of new technologies. Written by e-Patient Dave deBronkart and Dr. Bertalan Meskó.

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What Healthcare Should Learn From Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

The shooting of 2001: A Space Odyssey began fifty-two years ago, on 29 December 1965, but it still looks modern and believable. One of the best sci-fi movies of all times, if not the very best. What was the secret of Stanley Kubrick and what does that mean for modern healthcare? For example, he deliberately designed the cinematic future with the help of experts from NASA or the IBM, not “just” with artists. This is only one way how healthcare could benefit from adopting Kubrick’s methods: by letting people outside of the medical industry change current practices for the better. There are plenty of other useful ideas how we can reinvent healthcare using the mastermind’s playbook.

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How Technologies Shape The Future Of Medical Conferences

I have attended more than 400 conferences that were devoted to medicine and healthcare, and I can count the great ones on one hand. Terribly visualized presentations, new ideas in old shapes, delays, bad organizing, lack of guest engagement. How come medical event organizers do not make the most out of digital technology? How come they do not follow the ever-changing needs of guests and visitors, let alone patients and doctors? Read on to learn how new technologies and trends are able to catapult any medical event into the 21st century!

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Digital Health Is A Cultural Transformation Of Traditional Healthcare Through Disruptive Technologies

Advanced medical technologies, disruptive innovations hand-in-hand with people willing to change will transform traditional healthcare into a modern healthcare system fit for the 21st century, says the first peer-reviewed paper covering the subject published by The Medical Futurist Institute. The thought-provoking article lays down the foundation for digital health with its accurate definition and frames the paradigm shift happening in healthcare. 

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The Future of Diabetes Management

Diabetes is an adamant condition requiring constant attention. Let me show you how technology can take the burden off the shoulders of suffering patients and their loved ones.

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The Greatest Technological Developments for the Elderly in Healthcare

The elderly might often get the impression that technological revolution takes only the young and capable into account. There might be some truth to it but for everyone’s greatest luck, it started to change and I believe it should continue. Let me show you how technological developments for the elderly could help them and change their quality of life for the better.

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Top 10 Online Medical Resources For Patients

There are already terrabytes of data online and sometimes it is difficult to differentiate among true/false and relevant/irrelevant data. Although doing so is especially important in the case of medicine and healthcare since the well-being of people is at stake. So it is high time to show my top 10 choices when it comes to online medical resources.