Six big health tech ideas that will change medicine in 2012

January 2, 2012 | Source: TechCrunch

FutureMed (credit: Singularity University)

“In the future we might not prescribe drugs all the time, we might prescribe apps,” says Singularity University‘s executive director of FutureMed Daniel Kraft M.D.

AI, big data, 3-D printing, social health networks,  social networks, new communication platforms, and smart-phone connections to your healthcare record and for tracking medical metrics will help you get better medical care, says Kraft, who believes that by analyzing where the field is going, we have the ability to reinvent medicine and build important new business models.