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 […]



Health Sensors & Trackers

10+1 Commandments For Companies Developing Wearable Health Trackers

Throughout the last couple of years, I have tested and used about 40 devices and gadgets that measure health parameters or vital signs. Here are my advices for companies and start-ups eager to develop wearable health trackers.

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.

Cyborgization 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.