Hype and fears surround artificial intelligence taking jobs in healthcare. Will it render physicians obsolete? Will it replace the majority of medical professionals? The Medical Futurist decided to set things straight. Here are five fundamental reasons why A.I. won’t replace doctors and never will.

What if healthcare worked as an unseeable fairy mother with a swarm of digital helpers? In the background, many digital tools, smart algorithms, health trackers and wearables would work for your well-being discreetly, you could be sure that you are taken care of, but you would only sense that on rare occasions. How would you […]

Will you smell the robot in the room? Might documentaries explore the situation of bioprinted human organ transplantations on the black market? Will virtual reality cause a worldwide obesity epidemic? The Medical Futurist shares the weirdest ideas about how healthcare might look a hundred years from now. Or even further down the road. Let’s peek into […]



The future of the FDA and drug regulations

I wrote an article on Pharmaphorum.com about what challenges the FDA and other regulatory agencies will have to face due to new technologies and how they can tackle them.

Download the E-book of The Guide to the Future of Medicine Today For Free!

My book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, is available for free download today! You can read it on Kindles, desktop PCs and smartphones as well.

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If you want a preview about my new book, you can download a free guide about how I upgraded my sleep with technologies.

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There Will Be No Mars Generation Without These Technologies

I wrote an article about what digital health technologies the Mars Generation will need to survive the journey to the Red Planet. It is published on Futurism.

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An excerpt:

NASA is set to send astronauts to orbit Mars and return them safely by the mid 2030s. And a manned landing on the Red Planet will soon follow. However, this work will be in vain if health technology does not advance.

You can read about these technologies on Futurism:

  1. Medical 3D printers
  2. Wearable and implanted body sensors
  3. Full genomic analysis
  4. Artificial intelligence that draws conclusions from health data
  5. Telemedical solutions for remote care
  6. Thin exoskeletons
  7. Engineering in biotechnology
  8. Surgical robots

Five Medical Devices in TIME's Best Inventions Of 2015

There are five medical devices in TIME’s annual round-up of the best inventions making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun.

The sensor that sniffs out gluten

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Bionic ears

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The superior stethoscope: Eko Core

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The desktop DNA lab

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The next-gen baby monitor

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