A revolution is happening in hospitals. Doctors are starting to use new technological tools. Augmented reality, wearables and big data are bringing new opportunities for medical applications.
Will such tools perform regular check ups? Will innovative devices make diagnoses and prescribe treatments? Will medical wearables replace doctors? Where should product managers and developers focus their energy and time to build successful tools?
Marc Pfister, Vice-Chair of the Paediatric Pharmacology Department at the University Children's Hospital Basel (www.pedcp.ch), is Professor of Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology at the University of Basel since 2014.