This post brought to you by HP Matter. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Smart Phone Health Care.
We’re in the middle of one of the biggest shifts in technology that have ever occurred. While we’ve all heard the buzzwords big data, cloud, mobility, security, 3D Printing, wearables, and nanotechnology, those buzzwords each represent a major change that’s taking place in technology. Each of these technology shifts is going to have an enormous impact for good on all of society, but will literally transform healthcare as we know it today.
This transformation means that hospitals, researchers, doctors and patients each have a tremendous opportunity to benefit from these changes. The question isn’t whether these tech shifts will impact healthcare, but whether we’ll be part of that transformation.
While at International CES I saw the HP Matter booth and was able to check out the HP Matter magazine. If you’re interested in how these tech shifts are going to impact healthcare, you should check out the latest issue of HP Matter since it’s focused on healthcare. In this issue they look at 6 healthcare disruptions for 2020, 3D printed prosthetics, and a great Q&A with Theresa Payton covering big data, security and regulation in healthcare. The 6 disruptions for 2020 are particularly interesting for me. Although, my guess is that many of those disruptions are already starting to happen now. By 2020 they’ll have become part of the normal fabric of healthcare.
HP Matter also put out a great video that talks about the future of technology and healthcare. Watching it gets me really excited about where healthcare can go:
I look forward to reading more of HP Matter as they cover the tech disruption happening in other industries. Looking at other industries is one of the best ways to re-frame what we see happening in healthcare. Also, it doesn’t hurt that if you Register for HP Matter, you have a chance to win an HP SlateBook x2 (an Ultrabook and tablet in one). Weekly drawings will be conducted throughout January and February.
While we’ve been working for a long time to integrate technology with healthcare, in many ways we’re still just at the very beginning of what’s going to be possible. What current technological advancement in healthcare interest you?