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.
The biggest tech event of the year, CES brought stunning new health technologies to the stage in 2017 as well. Let me show you the most promising new gadgets, sensors and wearables in medicine!
Vocal biomarkers have amazing potential in reforming diagnostics through their accuracy, speed and cost-effectiveness in the areas of mental illnesses as well as physical diseases such as Parkinson’s or coronary artery disease.
In order to successfully move into 2017, it is crucial to draw the lessons of the past year in terms of successes, failures, remaining challenges and impenetrable obstacles in the field of digital health. Food for thought!
It is almost a tradition for me to publish predictions for the coming year. I do not mean to disappoint you this year either, so here you find some thoughts about the top medical technologies of 2017.