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Top 5 Patient Healthcare Trends for 2019
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13 Futuristic Healthcare Technology Advances of 2018
The future of healthcare is changing dramatically with medical and dental technology advances starting to accelerate and larger health systems taking notice.
- Will health systems accelerate the adoption of amazing technologies from the digital health startup community?
- Will we see new drugs that cure major diseases?
- Will regulatory changes from the new Trump administration help or hurt?
U.S. healthcare spending grew 5.8 percent in 2015, reaching $3.2 trillion or $9,990 per person. As a share of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product, health spending accounted for 17.8 percent. So what does this mean to all of our colleagues, friends, and families? It’s time to evaluate how we live to take care of each other, or we could be in serious pain in the near future.
The referralMD healthcare technology review will showcase some amazing advances that could change the fabric of healthcare for the better and reduce the risk we would otherwise face.
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1. Healthcare Education: Augmented Reality
Education needs a revamp, and even more so healthcare education. Doctors are put through a gauntlet of requirements before they even see the light of day (AKA a paycheck) and this leads to supply issues. Currently, it is estimated that the United States needs 96,000 more doctors just to meet the current needs.
So how does it get better?
Through robust 3D training tools offered by companies like 3D4Medical which helps doctors learn about Anatomy without having to cut open a cadaver.