How will technology impact medical practice?

Original research by M3 Global Research was featured in City AM and Business Reporter this week. Our findings on how physicians think technology will impact medical practice was included in Anna Delaney’s article ‘What healthtech can learn from fintech’.

With healthcare being touted as one of the tech trends to watch over 2018, the text is built on the idea that technology in healthcare might soon have the same impact it has had in consumer’s banking behaviour.

Delaney highlights that, according to the survey conducted by M3 Global Research earlier this year, 26% of UK doctors see that investment in self-diagnosis technology will have the most impact on patients over the next five years. And she goes on to ask: will this make people increasingly independent from their doctors?

The article doesn’t fail to mention the importance of developing trust, and suggests that having trained and accredited physicians involved is key.

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2 comments

  1. I agree that with all the technology at our fingertips, that self diagnosis seems more convenient. However, lay people are not trained in the medical profession and mistakes could cost them dearly.

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