Vital Signs: Future of Medicine

Future of Medicine, Health Channel


Marko Hingi was certain of one thing: his hometown of Mwanza, Tanzania, needed help. In this city along Lake Victoria, traffic accidents were frequent, and often fatal. With no emergency response infrastructure in place, Marko continued to see trauma patients coming to the hospital.

When he heard about “Beacon” and Trek Medics, he knew they could help. Beacon is a software program that provides the foundation for emergency response systems in places that don’t have one. And it is already saving lives.

Explore the future of medicine when it comes to technology – in many ways, the future is already here. From drones delivering biological samples for testing, to robots providing a virtual escape for sick children in the hospital, it is clear that technology is already playing a big role in the future of medicine.

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