Innovations that are waiting for the medicine of the future
Dr. Harry Phillips, who heads the medical direction of the international economic forum, spoke about the prospects of this area in the near future. Here are 10 major changes that are waiting for health care, according to the expert.
Smartphones will press stethoscopes. In the doctor’s arsenal, they will be used for quick access to information, remote diagnostics and SMS consultations.
Telemedicine (remote consultations and training) will become a daily occurrence.
The work of doctors and nurses will differ markedly from the current one. In addition, new posts will appear, for example, health instructors and paramedical specialists providing technological support to doctors.
It will be possible to monitor the state of health in real time using sensors inside the body, preparations, devices and medical transport.
Personal patient data will become more portable and accessible.Genome profiling and electronic documentation will contribute to the prevention, treatment and prognosis of diseases.