September 11, 2012
FASTER, PLEASE: American Startups Leading A Healthcare Revolution. “Someday soon, computers, robots, and microchips will take over much of the medicine business from human beings. Picture a vast database, for example, with access to your personal and family medical history, the results of medical studies from all over the globe, medicines being tested in current studies, calculations on success rates of various pills and treatments—and then imagine a device in your home capable of running your personal information through that database to figure out why you’ve been feeling weird for the past couple days.”
Andy Kessler has been predicting this for a while. Personally, I’m worried that ObamaCare may slow the adoption of new lifesaving technologies.