The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND the Human Touch

The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology and the Human Touch Author: Bertalan Mesko SYNOPSIS Technological advancement is undoubtedly the most important factor that will shape the future of medicine. In this book, the author sets out the advances which he predicts will have the greatest impact on healthcare. He reviews 22 influential trends, pointing out the potential… Read More The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND the Human Touch

2030 The Future of Medicine: Avoiding a Medical Meltdown

2030 The Future of Medicine: Avoiding a Medical Meltdown Author: Richard Barker SYNOPSIS This book is about the existential threats facing healthcare, and the factors that will shape the future of medicine. It predicts that healthcare ‘over the next 10-20 years…is headed for its own meltdown‘ (page 1). Rising healthcare spending is the major indicator of this… Read More 2030 The Future of Medicine: Avoiding a Medical Meltdown

The Patient Will See You Now

The Patient Will See You Now Author: Eric Topol Synopsis This book is a futuristic vision of a ‘medicine turned upside down’, with patients playing the central role in their healthcare. This will overturn what the author sees as the deficient and paternalistic culture of medicine we have inherited from Hippocrates. This culture is characterised by a knowledge gap between physicians, who exert an authoritative… Read More The Patient Will See You Now