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Alcohol, Smoking, Drugs: How Technology Can Help
The global statistics on substance use are disquieting. Globally, about 3 million people die every year from alcohol abuse. Tobacco kills up to half of […]
13 Technologies That Will Shape The Future Of Cancer Care
Immediately upon being elected, U.S. President Joe Biden had a task to solve. Amidst taking a hold on the virus, he, however, did not forget […]
The Technological Future Of Surgery
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” This quote by Arthur C. Clarke pretty much sums up the future of surgery. It offers fantastic […]
7 Futuristic Professions In Healthcare You Can Still Prepare For
If you’re among the thousands of medical students worldwide or are about to pursue a degree in healthcare, it might have dawned on you that […]
Why Pharma Companies Must Stop Saying ‘Digital Transformation’
From education to lunch ordering, from work to dating, talking about “digital” has changed these past months – everything is online. Our entire social network […]
Alternate Realities Help Medical Education And Training During COVID-19
With the need to limit physical contact amidst the pandemic, the whole world turned to virtual solutions to reprise their daily activities. Zoom and Slack […]
The Technological Future Of Sexuality And Sexual Health
Long-distance hugs; virtual reality porn stars; technosexuals living with automated dolls; you might have caught such news snippets online, but you’ll have to get used […]
Will We All Have To Become Biologically Enhanced Superhumans?
Okay, hands up who can tell who’s the most famous biologically enhanced superhuman in the world? True, it’s a quite close call between Captain America and […]
9 Technologies That Will Shape The Future Of Dentistry
One of the most common childhood fears is going to the dentist. Who would not relate? Sitting in a huge chair illuminated by blinding light; […]
The Top 100 Digital Health Companies: An Infographic
The Medical Futurist decided to compile the 100 most promising digital health companies in an easy-to-understand infographic.
2020: Jumanji Or Dystopia
“There’s No Going Back to ‘Normal’”, crudely proclaims the headline of a June piece from The Atlantic. “The Terrible Consequences of Australia’s Uber-Bushfires” reads a […]
What Would Make Every Doctor Use Digital Health?
Here on The Medical Futurist site we often show snippets of the future we imagine for healthcare. In this vision that we often dub as […]
Looking Back At COVID-19 From 2030
This time we put on our VR headsets, fast forward to 2030 and have a look at what we have gained and what we lost to the virus.