Live Q&A: Top Healthcare Predictions & Trends to Watch in 2021 – The Medical Futurist

Live Q&A: Top Healthcare Predictions & Trends to Watch in 2021 – The Medical Futurist

Experts say that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital health and virtual care forward by at least three years.

Summing up 2020 I was also asked many times about the changes COVID-19 has brought about in healthcare. Well, throughout the past year, here at The Medical Futurist we were continuously posting about the technological advancements in the medical field: telemedicine, at-home lab tests, robotics and even doing sports have changed dramatically.

0:00 Live Q&A: Top Healthcare Predictions & Trends to Watch in 2021
09:22 Welcome to the Live Q&A!
13:10 Introduction to The Medical Futurist Institute
14:45 State of Digital Health – What happened in 2020
16:30 Digital Health in 2021
20:06 What are the differences between vaccines from East to West, which one you would choose for yourself?
23:48 How we will finally end COVID-19?
26:13 How to develop seamless prevention at home?
28:40 What changes to access to care post-pandemic, as we will continue to have infectious diseases?
30:28 How can we ensure we best support patients and their needs as healthcare transitions?
32:00 Will clinical diagnostics as an industry improve based on all the COVID testing experiences globally?
34:15 How can we use AI or technology to help us determine who should and should not get the vaccine?
36:25 ​What do think about an AI as first triage?
38:10 Do these rapid advances in tech bring concerns? If so, what are they?
40:10 When will a non-invasive Continuous glucose measurement be available on Apple Watch?
41:30 How medical insurance will shape up in the future, and what will be the impact of AI on medical insurance?
43:03 ​Will the increased scientific and medical collaboration we see continue or will this diminish as this emergency recedes?
44:20 The top 7 digital health trends in 2021
50:03 Where do you see VR & AR impacting medical care and medical education?
51:38 ​What about the Vaccine-Passport? Will it be mandatory?
53:15 Will data sets like the microbiome, proteome, genome, etc. incorporated further into clinical work in 2021?
54:40 Any good websites to follow for upcoming startups and all ai in healthcare-related news?
55:24 Other than AI & Machine Learning, what other advancements in health are you excited for?
56:40 ​Do you think that “normal” cold is going to show up at emergency again this year?
58:37 ​Before getting a covid passport we should check if vaccination is working, right?
59:55 Does the narrow AI challenge limit implementation opportunities – will platforms be the only path forward?
1:01:03 What would be the real impact of 3D bioprinting in the future?
1:02:25 How much time governments will take to “normalize” telemedicine as a feasible solution?
1:03:32 Do you have an opinion on recent FDA guidance on AI?
1:04:45 More about the
1:06:20 Details about the upcoming Live Q&A sessions with The Medical Futurist

In this live Q&A, Dr. Meskó will share his predictions and trends for 2021 and answer all the questions you might have about digital health companies, trends, and technologies


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