Artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D printing, organs-on-chips, and bioprinting open new horizons for pharma. Let’s peek into the future of drug production with a short story of Brian Mahony and read about what we need to reach such a future in The Medical Futurist’s latest e-book entitled Technologies Shaping the Future of Pharma.

Blockchain already earned the buzzword of the year award, so it is high time to address the elephant in the room. Is it really there? If it is, will it really change everything? How will it impact healthcare?

A new digital pain reduction kit was designed in a partnership between Samsung Health, the German pharma giant, Bayer, healthcare start-up appliedVR, the Travelers insurance company and the Cedars Sinai Medical Center, announced Dr. Brennan Spiegel. The set will be tested in a randomized trial to reduce opioids and speed up the return to work […]



Digital Health Research

The Medical Futurist Calls YOU To Action

The team behind The Medical Futurist works every day to facilitate the spread of digital health. Our goal is to provide the latest news as well as the relevant context about innovation in healthcare to help patients, physicians and policy-makers get the most out of technological changes. We need YOUR help to achieve this.

Future of Medicine Healthcare Design

What If Amazon Ran Hospitals?

What if Dr. Alexa offered you the next appointment with your doctor in the Amazon Clinic? What if you could buy your prescription drugs in Amazon’s online pharmacy? What if you could get your personalized plaster cast from the 3D Printing Department? In light of the recent moves of Amazon and other tech giants in the healthcare field, we imagined what it would look like if Amazon operated an entire hospital.

Health Sensors & Trackers

How To Analyze Your Sleep Quality?

Fitbit, Misfit, Live by Earlysense, Jawbone. The market for sleep trackers is skyrocketing and finally, more and more people track the quality of their bedtime. However, getting conclusions from sleep measurements is tricky. Let me help you by sharing my experience!

Health Sensors & Trackers

What Can You Learn About Your Lifestyle in a Simple Spreadsheet?

No matter whether it’s about fitness, sleep, stress management or health, data could help you achieve your goals. See how I did it in 2017 with my simple excel spreadsheet!