The MIT Media Lab Video Podcast : New Media Medicine #pm #hcr

Technology has influenced the procedures and tests we can offer you… but adoption of technologies to improve the interaction between a patient and physician has lagged horribly. This video gives a great sneak peak at what the future could look like.


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One Response to The MIT Media Lab Video Podcast : New Media Medicine #pm #hcr

  1. Amy Garrigues says:

    I find the use of social media specifically and technology generally very interesting in the health care landscape. However, I couldn’t help but thinking while watching this podcast . . . is all that technology really necessary just listen to the patient? Essentially, the paradigm shift is 2-fold. Practitioners need to “partner” with patients in improving and maintaining health status and patients need to engage in their health and well being. Personally, I’m not sure I could talk to a doc with a blue tooth thingy on their face — too distracting!

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