The Viatom CheckMe promises to bring the medical tricorder to life by measuring ECG, blood oxygen level, body temperature, step count and many other health parameters. Let’s see how it works in practice!

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.



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The Bright Future of Pharmacies

The rapid development of medical technology affects every aspect of medicine and healthcare – and even the seemingly most remote and ivory-tower-like institution, pharmacy, cannot escape its transformative power. Let me show you the bright future of pharmacies.

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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.

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Robotics in Healthcare ­­— Get Ready!

In the near future we will inevitably work closely with medical robots. If we take the necessary steps now to gain better understanding of how they work the transition could be easier and simpler.

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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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5 Heart-Warming Stories of Digital Health Saving Lives

There are truly heartwarming stories of digital health technology saving lives or helping patients live better.

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6 Medical Specialties with the Biggest Potential in the Future

Some say technology will replace 80% of doctors in the future. I disagree. Instead, technology will finally allow doctors to focus on what makes them good physicians: treating patients and innovating, while automation does the repetitive part of the work. Here are the 6 medical fields which will benefit the most.

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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.