The Guide to the Future of Medicine: 40 Trends Shaping the Future

Source: ScienceRoll

by Bertalan Meskó (MD, PhD) on November 22, 2013

My white paper, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, came out a few days ago and the feedback has been amazing therefore I thought I would share the list of trends included in the infographic that will shape the future of medicine and healthcare.

Please feel free to download the PDF and share your comments by using the #MedicalFuture hashtag.

  1. 3D Printed Biomaterials and Drugs
  2. Adherence Control
  3. Artificial Intelligence in Medical Decision Support
  4. Artificial Organs
  5. Augmented Reality
  6. Augmenting Human Capabilities
  7. Curated Online Information
  8. Customized Mobile Apps
  9. Digestible Sensors
  10. Digital Literacy in Medical Education
  11. DIY Biotechnology
  12. Embedded Sensors
  13. Evidence-based Mobile Health
  14. Full Physiological Simulation
  15. Gamification Based Wellness
  16. Holographic Data Input
  17. Home Diagnostics
  18. Humanoid Robots
  19. Inter-disciplinary Therapies
  20. Meaningful use of social media
  21. Medical Tricorder
  22. Microchips modeling Clinical Trials
  23. Multi-functional Radiology
  24. Nanorobots in Blood
  25. Optogenetics
  26. Personalized Genomics
  27. Real-time Diagnostics in the OR
  28. Recreational Cyborgs
  29. Redesigned Hospital Experience
  30. Remote Touch
  31. Robotic Interventions
  32. Robotic Nurse Assistant
  33. Semantic Health Records
  34. Smartwatch
  35. Telemedicine
  36. Virtual trials
  37. Virtual Dissection
  38. Virtual Reality Applications
  39. Virtual-Digital Brains
  40. Wearable e-skins