Introducing: Keeping up with the Consumer: Harness the Tech your Patients use
Teaching medical students and doctors about the health tech that their patients use is a hot topic in today’s healthcare landscape.
Technology is quickly changing many aspects of medicine, giving people more power to take charge of their own health and to improve their quality of life. At present, advances in healthcare technology have already begun to bring forth a range of eye-popping and futuristic digital tools, including wearable technology and healthcare monitoring apps, to cater to the consumer’s needs.
With many patients already embracing these changes, however, so too must tomorrow’s doctors. To explore this fascinating theme, Keeping up with the Consumer aims to deliver an exhilarating and awe-inspiring showcase of technology innovation to connect physicians and medical students with the healthcare technology used by their patients in today's ever-evolving age of digitization. This track aims to feature global experts in wearables, ingestibles & implantables, virtual home assistants, consumer healthcare apps and personalised diagnostic home testing kits.
Who should attend
This track is aimed at medical students and doctors fascinated by the growth of today's digital landscape and who are eager to learn more about the technology as used by their patients.
What this track will deliver
A showstopping half-day showcase of technology innovation to connect physicians and medical students with the healthcare technology used by their patients in an age of digitization.
Meet the curators of 'Keeping up with the Consumer: Harness the Tech your Patients use':
Catrin Sohrabi is a Medical Student at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Naiomi Rambarack is an Applied Medical Sciences student at University College London.