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The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND The Human Touch Paperback – August 25, 2014
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"An exciting guide through developments, paradigm shifts, hurdles and opportunities." - Lucien Engelen, Director of REshape Innovation Center, Faculty at Singularity University
"The book is so well executed that I couldn't put it down." - Denise Silber, Founder of Doctors 2.0 & You, Digital Health expert.
"I was inspired to think of the industries that I deal with in new ways all thought out the book." - Paul Kurchina, Connector, Analyst, and Community Catalyst in the SAP Ecosystem
"Dr. Bertalan Meskó has written a much needed guide to the future of medicine. Technology is rapidly changing how the world works - and the healthcare industry is overdue for change. It's very rare to find a doctor so well versed in technology, so it was a pleasure reading about health technology trends from a medical professional's perspective." - Richard MacManus, founder of ReadWrite.com and author of 'Trackers: How Technology Is Helping Us Monitor & Improve Our Health'
"These trends go from empowered patients and health gamification to virtual-digital brains and decision making with artificial intelligence." Featured as one of the most remarkable books about the future of medicine. - Mobile Health Global.
From the Author
I see enormous technological changes heading our way. If they hit us unprepared, which we are now, they will wash away the medical system we know and leave it a purely technology-based service without personal interaction. Such a complicated system should not be washed away. Rather, it should be consciously and purposefully redesigned piece by piece. If we are unprepared for the future, then we lose this opportunity. I think we are still in time and it is still possible if an easily digestible and practical guide becomes available.
I wrote a book "The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND The Human Touch" to prepare everyone for the coming waves of change, to be a guide for the future of medicine that anyone can use.
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This book will be highly valuable to anyone who has not had the opportunity to stay on top of the literature and media speculation on the future of healthcare. Berci also insights of many innovative technologies due to his inside access to tech companies and innovators. So it is an easy way to get caught up and prepared for the future that is coming.
For those following healthcare innovation the book is not earth shattering or a big surprise, yet helpful to see another perspective on it that melds a research and clinical lens. Definitely not a book that should be missed.