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OnkoNetwork Drastically Reduces Pre-Treatment Waiting Time For Oncology Patients

Since the introduction of a special software and optimization of patient management practices in November 2015, in the Hungarian county of Kaposvár the average time from the discovery of a cancerous disease until the actual medical consultation about the treatment plan has been reduced drastically from 54 to 21 days. Those 33 days could mean the difference between life and death. Sometimes you do not need pricey or hyper-high-tech solutions for making a difference in healthcare. Sometimes it is enough if you respond to patients’ needs by optimizing processes. Let’s see how OnkoNetwork, the first Hungarian patient management network did.

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10 Ways Technology Is Changing Healthcare

The future of healthcare is shaping up in front of our eyes mainly through digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, VR/AR, 3D-printing, robotics or nanotechnology. We have to familiarize with the latest developments in order to be able to control technology and not the other way around. Check out the most important trends for the future of medicine here and in detail in my e-book.

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Top Healthcare Companies in Robotics

Robotics has the power to completely reshape the landscape of healthcare both in its structure and its operation. Here, you find my own list about the most relevant companies and start-ups on the healthcare robotics market.

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My Speech About Digital Health to The Canadian Senate as an Open Letter to Every Government

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.

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Millennials And Their Views About Living a Healthy Life: Survey Results

Millennials are more prone to health issues than their parents and more eager to urge others to change their habits to live a healthier life. These are just some of the findings of a survey about health attitudes, the result of the first collaboration between me and a talented, curious high-school student. I believe it is the beginning of a beautiful friendship…

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New Technologies Will Save You Time For a Healthier Life

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!

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11 New Jobs in the Future of Healthcare and Medicine – Part II.

The question is not whether disruptive technologies will transform the healthcare job market, but rather how and when will it happen. Healthcare navigators, augmented/virtual reality operation planners and nanomedicine engineers in the second part of my article series about future jobs in healthcare.