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What do you think will be the next big medical breakthrough in 2016?

A lot has happened to change the landscape of medicine over the past 100 years, but we still have a long way to go. Learn what the healthcare leaders of today and tomorrow think will be the top innovations in medicine over the next 100 years and what your peers think will be the next big breakthrough in 2016.

 

Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, DPNAP, FAAN, Chief Professional Practice Officer at Elsevier predicts the next 100 years of medicine are going to be centered around one word: "And."

Dave Fornell, Editor of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology talks about the acceleration of cardiovascular technology over the past 10 years.

According to Dr. Geeta Nayyar, Chief Healthcare & Innovation Officer at Femwell Group Health, Inc., the future of medicine looks bright with more effective precision medicine, more patient engagement on social media, and artificial intelligence playing a more critical role in clinical decision support.

Dr. Jonathan Teich, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Elsevier Clinical Solutions, predicts that in 100 years we will be focused on addressing the increased social and health demands of a growing global population.

John Lynn, Founder of HealthcareScene.com predicts that in 100 years everyone will have a "Health Robot" to track and monitor what is happening in your environment and in your body.

Fred Bazzoli, Editor of Health Data Management shares his views on why he believes patients will become the center of care over the next 100 years.

Victoria Tiase, MSN, RN-BC, Director of Information Strategy at New York-Presbyterian Hospital believes there will be a shift from "illness" to "wellness" with innovations allowing patients to see and understand their own state of wellness over the next 100 years.

Carol Steltenkamp, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at University of Kentucky Healthcare and Vice President of HIMSS, believes we will see technology play a larger role in providing compassionate and personalized care over the next 100 years.

Dr. Peter Edelstein, Chief Medical Officer of Elsevier Clinical Solutions projects that personalized healthcare will be at the forefront of medicine into the next century.