MEDICINE 3.0

  • Is Telemedicine the Future of Medicine? Telemedicine is a growing part of routine healthcare, particularly in rural areas, and one that is likely to expand to include remote data transfer, such as imaging, from the patient to the physician.
  • Experts Describe How Technology Can Help, Hurt Healthcare Along with discussing the potential for telemedicine and AI, the Medicine 3.0 physician panel and audience agreed that though EHRs have improved billing and organization of information, they are driving physicians farther from their patients.
 

With well over 25 percent of Americans now tracking at least one health parameter on some type of wireless device, and hundreds of mobile apps commercially available to capture user-entered data, this is an area that is ready to explode. -- Dr Eric Topol, Medscape Editor-in-Chief

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