Don’t miss anything

Join over 100.000 others following The Medical Futurist SM for up-to-date news and analysis on the future of medicine. See how science fiction becomes real in healthcare!



Empowered Patients Future of Medicine

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.

Empowered Patients Social media in Healthcare

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.

Augmentation in Medicine Empowered Patients

What Is Living With An Artificial Pancreas Like?

Diabetes is a lifelong condition with no cure. It requires constant attention from the patient and his or her environment. Now, artificial pancreas is coming into the everyday-life of diabetes patients to unburden them and enable them to live a normal life. I had a great conversation with the inventor of the DIY pancreas, Dana Lewis to get to know how it feels like to elevate life with diabetes to a whole new level.

Empowered Patients Future of Pharma

10 Disruptive Technologies That Will Transform Pharma

It’s fascinating to witness how disruptive innovations can truly change the way healthcare is delivered and medicine is practiced. Enormous technological changes are heading our way and they will transform pharma too.

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Clinical Trials Empowered Patients Future of Medicine Genomics Health Sensors & Trackers

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.

Biotechnology Empowered Patients Future of Medicine Future of Pharma

Top Innovative Healthcare Companies: From IBM to Google

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 innovative healthcare companies you didn’t expect to embrace disruptive health innovation.

3D Printing in Medicine Empowered Patients Future of Pharma Health Sensors & Trackers Medical Augmented Reality Personalized Medicine

6 Surprising Trends Shaping the Future of Pharma

“We don’t want to miss the train of digital health” is a phrase I often hear from pharmaceutical companies. However, there are no trains to catch anymore. Disruptive healthcare trends are the futuristic spaceships many pharma companies don’t even see flying above them. If pharma doesn’t prepare for the coming waves of change, it won’t have an industry at all.