ID Medical Group, the U.K.’s leading recruiter in the medical field, has a unique perspective on trends in the medical industry. They’ve taken a deep dive into the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) Long-Term Plan to see what the future holds for healthcare. In the following infographic, they’ve outlined the trends – and they’re fascinating. Implants injected under the skin will analyse your blood for toxins, viruses, and bacteria to warn you of an impending illness before you even feel any symptoms. AI supercomputers will analyse your bio-samples (like saliva and blood) and diagnose your condition within minutes with a 90% accuracy rate. Blood samples will be taken at birth and used to create a personalised healthcare plan of custom vaccines, gene therapies and surgeries you will need over the next 20-50 years.
Drones have an increasing role to play in the digital future of healthcare: being sent out in advance of ambulances to provide supplies and early care while paramedics are en route. This is an application that has already been tested, as drones are used to deliver cardiac defibrillators, time critical equipment. In increasingly traffic clogged cities, sending airborne response out in advance of ambulances could save lives.
Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, a professional drone services marketplace, and a fascinated observer of the emerging drone industry and the regulatory environment for drones. Miriam has penned over 3,000 articles focused on the commercial drone space and is an international speaker and recognized figure in the industry. Miriam has a degree from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of experience in high tech sales and marketing for new technologies.
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