Category: Technology

  • Tomorrow’s Doctor: How Technology Will Shape the Future of Healthcare

    Tomorrow’s Doctor: How Technology Will Shape the Future of Healthcare

    The Changing Landscape of Our Lives Over a few decades, innovations like smartphones and the internet have transformed how we live our lives. Technologies we rely on to make life more convenient have gained widespread use. For example, today, 93% of US Americans use the internet. The smartphone concept, although with several iterations since the […]

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  • Genomic Testing and the Future of Medicine

    Genomic Testing and the Future of Medicine

    Introduction The genetic makeup determines an individual’s characteristics such as height, skin tone, and hair color, or phenotype. Scientists are beginning to assess the basis of various health conditions using genetic testing. Tools and techniques can scan for genetic predisposition of certain diseases, including cancer, neuromuscular, rheumatologic, and infectious conditions. Knowledge about a person’s genetic […]

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  • How Recent and Upcoming Technologies Will Personalize Health Care

    How Recent and Upcoming Technologies Will Personalize Health Care

    by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH and Shama Nosheen, MD “An inevitable revolution in healthcare is coming. In this revolution, the consumers are the drivers and technology is the equalizer.” Dr. Basil Harris (Tricoder XPrize Winner) Introduction  One of the implications of the smartphone era is everything is in the palm of your hands. Small […]

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