Twenty One 21st Century Engineering Challenges (11-21)

By: | April 1st, 2013

12) Advance health informatics – health and biomedical information systems include patient medical records and doctors and researchers communicating critical information in real time. We have written in IndustryTap about the application of IBM’s Watson supercomputer to help doctors diagnose and treat illnesses. New medical information systems will continue to develop helping make hospitals more efficient. A worldwide network of connected scientists, researchers and doctors is necessary to quickly and effectively deal with disease outbreaks, chemical attacks, and other threats to health.

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David Russell Schilling

David enjoys writing about high technology and its potential to make life better for all who inhabit planet earth.

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