Technology and the Future of Healthcare

  title={Technology and the Future of Healthcare},
  author={Harold Thimbleby},
  booktitle={Journal of public health research},
Healthcare changes dramatically because of technological developments, from anesthetics and antibiotics to magnetic resonance imaging scanners and radiotherapy. Future technological innovation is going to keep transforming healthcare, yet while technologies (new drugs and treatments, new devices, new social media support for healthcare, etc) will drive innovation, human factors will remain one of the stable limitations of breakthroughs. No predictions can satisfy everybody; instead, this… CONTINUE READING
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