Digital Health Revolution

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This is the presentation I delivered at the Fitness Writers' Association in London, UK.

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Digital Health Revolution

  1. The oncoming revolution in healthcare
  2. “I think the biggestinnovations of the21st century will beat the intersection ofbiology andtechnology. A newera is beginning.
  3. Photo credit: Ernesto Ramirez
  4. BLOOD/HEART BIOTECH CARDIO TRACKINGWEIGHT TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKERS CANCER NUTRITION SLEEP TRACKERS
  5. Larry Smarr began tracking: • Weight (1 data point) • Blood (100 data points) • DNA (1,000,000 data points) • Microbiome (1,000,000,000 data points)Source: Larry Smarr
  6. Source: Larry Smarr
  7. My bloodwork wasanalysed looking at 16different biomarkers.The results data was thenuploaded to InsideTrackerwhere I was able to trackeach biomarker alongsidethe optimal level.Deficient in Vitamin B12,Vitamin D, Iron and myTotal Cholesterol level istoo high
  8. Biotech start-ups like Talking20 are making blood testseasy by allowing users to
  9. Sensors thatcan track vitalsigns withouttouch will beginto make theirway in to thehome
  10. 1. Passive data gathering2. Meaningful interpretation3. Internal sensors attached to body’s organs
  11. Rock Health looked at 36 digital health companies to find out what their sensors areanalysing Graph credit: Rock Health
  12. “Our inspiration is theHomebrew ComputerClub. Once upon a time,computers were thoughtto be useful only forscientists, managers,and planners. But a fewpeople saw thingsdifferently: they arguedthat computers werefor all of us. We at theQuantified Self think ofdata the same way. ”Gary Wolf, co-founder ofQuantified Self
  13. Thanksttp://bionic.l y@stedaviesttp://sted.es/DigitalHealthUK Image credit: Cult of Mac

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