Will Healthcare Embrace Digital or Will we Die Waiting?

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Using a mobile app to check glucose levels, sending selfies to receive diagnoses and receiving text reminders to take pills. Is this what the future of healthcare will look like? Karalee Close believes it should, considering that medical mistakes are the fourth leading cause of death in the US. She argues that a closer marriage of technology, big data and healthcare can improve today's system -- especially when it comes to mitigating human error.

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Authored by: Karalee Close, TED.com
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First contributed: 28 May 2020
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