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Telehealth 2050: The future design of virtual care technology

May 10, 2021   |   Healthcare IT News

In the future, your doctor will shower with you! Well, not exactly. But here’s what one telemedicine expert has to say about the coming evolution of remote care.

Miles Romney, cofounder and chief technology officer at telehealth company eVisit, paints a vivid, sci-fi-seeming picture of what virtual care will look like in the year 2050. 

He starts by describing a hypothetical person’s morning shower.

The shower stall will be outfitted with a high-tech system, says Romney. Aided by an ocular or neurological implant interface, the system takes a full-body CT scan, while myriad instruments gently check various personal health metrics and vitals, cataloging and sending those details to a care team. Read More…

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Bill Siwicki

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