The Future of Digital Health
The Future of Digital Health
About the Bundle
We put together the most popular books from The Medical Futurist to provide a clear picture about the major trends shaping the future of medicine and healthcare. Digital health technologies, artificial intelligence, the future of 20 medical specialties, big pharma and how technology giants such as Amazon or Google want to conquer healthcare in one ultimate package!
A Guide to Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
It’s high time to talk about what artificial intelligence brings to medicine. What do machine learning, deep learning, or convolutional networks mean? What are the most affected medical fields? What are the greatest challenges for applying smart algorithms to healthcare settings? What could the future bring? What are the top use cases for artificial intelligence in healthcare during the next decade? How can we benefit from the exchange of knowledge between humans and machines? What social and ethical implications do we need to address?
Check the UPDATED version of A Guide To Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare. Read The Medical Futurist’s guide to understanding, anticipating and controlling artificial intelligence.
Get a clear overview of the key concepts.
Learn how to identify the opportunities and potential use cases of A.I. in healthcare and medicine.
Recognize and act upon the risks and implications of artificial intelligence.
Technologies Shaping the Future of Pharma
Helping the pharma industry prepare, anticipate and solve whatever digital health brings upon us
We designed this e-book to serve as a collection of relevant examples, best practices and exciting ideas that can help any pharmaceutical company prepare for change. Many pharma companies have been trying to hop on the “digital train”. This e-book was meant to prove that instead of a train of innovation, stakeholders should think in terms of spaceships and while there is still time to embrace digital health and patient empowerment, those that do it faster will get exponentially ahead of their competitors.
Tech Giants in Healthcare
How Google, Amazon, Apple & Co. Shake The Medical World
Big tech companies like Amazon, Google/Alphabet, Apple, IBM and Microsoft are taking their move into healthcare and medicine seriously. They are developing new, health-related features on their platforms. They are also teaming up with research institutions and developers to create new tools for patients, doctors and other stakeholder in medicine – and they are heavily investing in partnerships with start-ups or launching new ventures. This guide details how and why the move of the big tech companies happens to healthcare.
Top 100 Digital Health Companies Addressing Real-World Needs
At the gateway of the transformation of the global healthcare industry by digital technology players, the market is extremely volatile. Start-ups show up, promise to disrupt the entire health scene, but go down just as fast having not received the necessary funding. Others change their profiles, partner with big pharma companies or lose the battle with another start-up providing a better technology. In addition, there is the issue of hype, buzzwords and overmarketing, which calls for careful consideration. In spite of all the challenges, The Medical Futurist team is working tirelessly to stay ahead of the turbulent market changes and bring you the list of the top 100 companies every year.
This year, we posed the question what the key is for a company to remain a significant player for a longer time, not just the features to gain ground on a turbulent market, and we found that if a venture, start-up, or enterprise comes up with a solution that addresses a real-world need, it will definitely find its place on the digital health market for many years. Of course, ‘real-world need’ is a fairly broad category, but it basically means touching upon a patient need or a healthcare issue that has not been solved before in any other way. ‘Real-world needs’ require solutions that put humans in the center of care, which are accessible, sustainable, take into account the diversity of our communities and cater to every special need.
We believe that catering to ‘real-world needs’ is the feature that makes digital health companies stand out and this is how digital health companies can make the world a better place. So, here are the top 100 companies that are making a difference.
The Technological Future of Medical Specialties
Every medical specialty will transform differently due to the technological revolution. On certain fields, such as nursing, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, innovation will have much less impact than on dentistry, cardiology or pathology. In this e-book we specify in detail how the appearance of artificial intelligence, sensors, wearables, VR/AR or robots affect each medical specialty in order to be able to discern what skills physicians will need in the future.
We aim to show how physicians of the various professions can successfully prepare for the sweeping changes coming with the waves of technology. We want to go against the fears that artificial intelligence, robots or any other innovative solutions will take over doctors’ jobs. While digital technologies certainly have the capacity to take over administrative tasks, organizational processes or even simpler diagnostic steps, the expertise of medical professionals is irreplaceable. Especially if they recognize that their jobs can be much more efficient, creative or even fun if they embrace digital technologies. At the moment, as these innovations are still in the early days of their usage, that doesn’t always seem so.
However, we are certain that technologies will unburden doctors, nurses and other medical professionals in the long run, especially if they learn in time how to cooperate with technologies successfully. Here’s our guide on how to do that.
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