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Emerging 21st Century Medical Technologies

Mohammad Iqbal Bajwa


Although several medical technologies have been around since decades and are in the continuous process of development, some latest technologies are changing the way medicine would be practiced in the future. These technologies would allow medical practice from anywhere, any time and from any device. These include smart phones, Tablet PCs, Touch screens, digital ink, voice recognition, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Health Information Exchange (HIE), Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN), Personal Health Records (PHRs), patient portals, Nanomedicine, genome-based personalized medicine, Geographical Positioning System (GPS), Radiofrequency Identification (RFID), Telemedicine, clinical decision support (CDS), mobile home healthcare, cloud computing, and social media, to name a few significant.

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.303.5211

How to cite this:Bajwa M. Emerging 21st Century Medical Technologies. Pak J Med Sci 2014;30(3):649-655.   doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.303.5211

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