Aspen Ideas Festival

Why Your Smartphone Will Radically Change Healthcare

Season 1 Episode 21 | 49m 35s

With the smartphone revolution comes an increasingly powerful new set of tools to cut costs, speed up the pace of care, and empower patients. Soon, we will be wearing attachments to diagnose ear infections or track heart rhythms and using apps to monitor our mental health. Digital avatars won’t replace physicians, but the relationship will be radically altered.

Aired: 06/26/15

Rating: NR

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