Top ten innovations coming in medicine

Consulting firm Deloitte has it’s take after surveying leaders in healthcare. They think the areas where progress will occur or is already occurring are : Aligning financial incentives, Rise of consumerism and Data privacy, security, and interoperability.

The top ten innovations are:

1.       Next-generation sequencing (NGS)

2.       3D-printed devices

3.       Immunotherapy

4.       Artificial intelligence (AI)

5.       Point-of-care (POC) diagnostics

6.       Virtual reality (VR)

7.       Leveraging social media to improve patient experience

8.       Biosensors and trackers

9.       Convenient care: Retail clinics and urgent care

10.   Telehealth

Popular innovations that didn’t make the list: Gene therapy, Regenerative medicine, Robotics,