Physician-scientist Daniel Kraft
chairs the medicine track for Singularity University
, an interdisciplinary university whose mission is to assemble, educate
and inspire leaders who strive to understand and facilitate the
development of exponentially advancing technologies in order to address
humanity’s grand challenges. He also founded IntelliMedicine
, focused on connected, data driven, and integrated personalized medicine. In this short TED Talk, you can watch him discuss Marrow Miner
-- a new device that quickly
harvests life-saving bone marrow with minimal pain to the donor.In another TEDxMaastricht talk, "Meet e-Patient Dave,"
Dave deBronkart calls on all patients to talk with one another, know their own health data, and make health care better one e-Patient at a time.Among the many technologies covered in his talk, Daniel Kraft describes NOTES
, or Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery. This type of surgery leaves no scar because it is done through an existing orifice
.Internet interventions: the future of healthcare? Dr. Lee Ritterband thinks so.
And online diagnosers
(adults who use the internet to diagnose a medical condition) are more common than you may think!