What will medicine and healthcare be like in the future? What role will technology play? How much say will patients have in their care?
On computers in medicine:
Michael Gillam: Just like cardiology or obstetrics or any of these other specialties, there’s now a speciality in medical informatics, as well – the application of computers to medicine.
As everyone knows, computer power is doubling every two years and this causes a problem. It’s not our fault, but our minds have trouble thinking exponentially. We evolved in a world that was linear.