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Social Robots: Are Robotic Pets Any Worse Than The Real Ones?
As adding animals to a number of therapies provided benefits human therapists could not achieve, the same seems to be true for adding robots to some therapies: they can provide assistance neither humans nor pets can offer.
Insights From Our New E-book, The Medical Futurist’s Hype Cycle Of The TOP 50 Digital Health Trends
As a researcher, I have always lived for the moments when I had to see a whole process and analyse the small details at once. […]
Hype Cycle Of The Top 50 Emerging Digital Health Trends By The Medical Futurist
I have been analysing technological trends in healthcare for over 10 years. I have seen currents come and go, and I was making forecasts about […]
From Drug Design To Distribution: This Is How Robotics, A.I. and Blockchain Transforms Pharma
Exoskeletons to aid pharma factory workers. 3D printing to allow pharmacies to produce drugs on the spot. Blockchain technologies to help fight counterfeit drugs. These […]
The TOP 100 Digital Health Companies In 2021 By The Medical Futurist
The global digital health market continues its boom: with spectacular growth, it could reach $ 660bn by 2025. Investors have poured an unprecedented amount of […]
Emerging Trends: Technology’s Response To Alzheimer’s Disease
Gradual memory loss, cognitive decline, wandering off to unknown places, being unable to dress in the morning: to live with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease might be a heart-wrenching burden for both patients and their loved ones. As the global population ages, and the number of individuals suffering from these conditions rises, digital technologies must step forward and offer some solutions for early detection and disease management. That’s what we examined in detail here, so let’s see the intersections of digital health and Alzheimer’s disease.
Is There A Future For Drones In Healthcare?
The threat COVID has posed ever since it first appeared influenced how healthcare operates on many levels. It triggered a rapid expansion in health technology […]
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 […]
Digital Health Technologies That Are Too Futuristic To Be In Practice Now (If Ever)
An oncologist administering nanorobots that swim through a patient’s bloodstream to deliver drugs in a highly targeted way. A person on a specific diet scanning their meal with a single device to reveal all of its major nutritional elements. A clinic’s transplant department 3D-printing whole organs. These are scenarios that sound like snippets extracted from a science-fiction novel. But these are digital health technologies that we will have to get used to in the future.
What Would The Ideal Hospital Look Like?
If your imagination could run wild, how would you envision the future of hospitals? Hi-tech big machines, physicians analysing data obtained from patients’ devices, LED […]
The Future Of Healthcare Design – Outside The Point Of Care
When talking about the future of healthcare, we also have to talk about the future designs of the institutions providing medical services. However, with digital […]
A.I. In Healthcare, 2021: 8 Exciting Insights From The E-Book
Far from being the futuristic promise it once was, artificial intelligence (A.I.) is an unavoidable eventuality in virtually all sectors. Heeding to its potential, governments […]
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 […]
How Seniors Got Lost In The Digital Health Revolution
COVID-19 forced seniors to start looking for technology-based solutions more than ever before. According to reports, they are more connected to the Internet than ever […]