Scientific and technological advances in medicine promise to transform health and healthcare to become much more connected, precise and democratised, with significantly improved human outcomes.
To comprehend the scope of scientific and technological breakthroughs and their potential impact on healthcare provision, the 2016-2018 Global Future Council on the Future of Health and Healthcare prepared this report to serve as a key resource in understanding the effect of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on health and medicine.
The report seeks to characterise how this revolution will affect us in the coming decades and to discuss the societal implications and governance of key emerging technologies related to health and healthcare.
[link url="https://www.polity.org.za/article/health-and-healthcare-in-the-fourth-industrial-revolution-global-future-council-on-the-future-of-health-and-healthcare-2016-2018-2019-05-10"]World Economic Forum material[/link]
[link url="https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78341_wef__shaping_the_future_of_health_council_report.pdf"]World Economic Forum report[/link]