In this week's Parallax, Dr Ankur Kalra welcomes back Dr Jag Singh to discuss Dr Singh's recently published book, "Future Care," which delves into the exciting evolution of medicine over the next 5 to 10 years.
Dr Jagmeet Singh is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Founding Director of the Resynchronization and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
"Future Care" wasn't written overnight; it had been simmering in Dr Singh's mind for nearly a decade. The catalyst for this book was a convergence of factors, including the COVID-19 pandemic and Dr Singh’s personal health journey. Drawing from his experiences across three different countries, his role in patient care and leadership and his unique perspective as a patient himself, Dr Singh explores the crucial question of how medicine can and should evolve.
In this episode, Dr Kalra and Dr Singh delve deeply into the ideation, research, and writing process that brought "Future Care" to life. We learn more about Dr Singh's valuable tips for aspiring authors. Dr Singh unpacks the four key chapters of his book: Sensors, Virtual Care, AI, and the Establishment of a sustainable healthcare system. Looking into the future, Dr Singh paints a vivid picture of the hospital of tomorrow—a place where technology and human touch harmoniously converge. As we adapt to the changes brought about by the pandemic, Dr Singh outlines the necessary steps to foster a reality in which we can utilize these technologies to create more time for human connection.
What advice does Dr. Singh have for our listeners? What does the future of medicine look like? How can we scale high-tech solutions effectively?
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