emergentfutures: Our health is in our hands We’re beginning to shift from an era of intermittent, reactive health and medicine to one that is based on information, feedback and analytics. This will become proactive and continuous while engaging and empowering the individual (whether a healthy
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Link: The Avatar Will See You Now | MIT Technology Review Medical centers are testing new, friendly ways to reduce the need for office visits by extending their reach into patients’ homes.
Link: How Big Data Can Make Us Happier and Healthier (good piece) According to Reeves and Soule, Beeminder is the only platform that combines the advantages of quantified self-tracking with a commitment contract, a compelling and self-binding form of digital declaration in which users risk
Link: IBM’s Watson Gets Its First Piece Of Business In Healthcare Thanks to a business partnership among IBM, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and WellPoint, health care providers will now be able to tap Watson’s expertise in deciding how to treat patients.
A look at the future of healthcare and what it the technological advances may mean for your health. futurist-foresight: Healthcare: Another great visualization by Michell Zappa examining the future of healthcare and health technology: (Click on the graphic to enlarge)