Future Medicine: Healthcare In The Digital Age

Digital healthcare—a burgeoning field that can be segmented into three key areas: devices, digital doctors and data science—is part of a “digital revolution causing the creative destruction of medicine,” says Mr. Vaibhav Bhandari, director of product management at Optum, a subsidiary of the US-based United Health Group.”

While digital health holds great promise, innovators should remain mindful of data security and patient safety, says Bhandari. Advances in digital healthcare technologies that empower patients may also increase the risks associated with less medical oversight, he cautions.”

 Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine at: http://www.asianscientist.com/2015/04/features/future-medicine-healthcare-digital-age/

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