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.

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