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Top 5 Medical Specialities that change the future of Healthcare in 2017

In this modern era, technology advancements create new medical specialities & treatment options. In the upcoming years, it’s gonna to brought a boom in the healthcare industry. Some say the technology would replace 70%-80% of doctors in future because machines will be more reliable, accurate & cheaper than doctors. But some agree with this fact & some not because for treating patients some medical practices are becoming more complex, it requires doctors help.

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In our previous article, we explain Medical robots, Wearables, Smart sensors, Hospital information system, healthcare transformed by technology, Laboratory information system, Telemedicine etc in detail. In this article, we are going to explain top medical specialities that change the future of healthcare in 2017 in detail. Have a look at it.

List of Medical Specialties:

Are you ready for this new Hi-tech world into which each & everything will become digitised? In the medical field, day by day technology in some specialities will finally allow doctors to focus on what makes them good physicians. The technological revolution has brought lots of medical facilities in different medical fields in the upcoming years. Have a look at medical specialities list discussed below.

(i) Radiology:

Specialist of this medical speciality is known as the radiologist who diagnoses, managing patients &  provides the therapeutic options. Artificial intelligence technology algorithm can scan hundreds of radiology images in seconds. They normally supervise how the algorithm is working and checks hundreds of X-rays in a day. To provide quality care to patients there are 11 subspecialty departments of radiology. Following subspecialties are emergency radiology, neuroradiology, breast imaging, cardiac imaging, abdominal imaging, musculoskeletal imaging, nuclear medicine, thoracic imaging etc.

(ii) Opthalmology:

Eyes are the most sensitive part of our body, will enable us to see our nearby surroundings, peoples etc. Opthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases of the eyeball. In the future, this speciality really raises the healthcare industry standard & brings the science fiction technologies to patients. With the help of ophthalmologist, you can implant your retina & get your vision back depending upon your medical condition. For diabetic patients, google brought new multisensor contact lenses which will be able to measure blood sugar levels. Some medical subspecialties of ophthalmology are a cataract, cornea, Uveitis, anterior segment surgery, refractive surgery, glaucoma, ophthalmic pathology etc.

(iii) Oncology:

Nowadays lots of people get affected by the problem of cancer because of lack of knowledge. They don’t understand the symptoms & whenever they realised it’s gonna to be late. The branch of medicine which deals with the diagnosis, prevention & treatment of cancer is Oncology. Depend upon the patient genetic background & their tumour’s condition, oncologists customises therapies. Grail company working on fluid biopsies, which could filter tumour cells from blood samples, and diagnoses tumour earlier without surgery. Artificial intelligence technology could soon be used to help oncologists to understand & cure cancer as soon as possible. Some subspecialties of oncology are neurooncology, gastrointestinal oncology, breast oncology, head & neck oncology, geriatric oncology, molecular oncology etc.

(iv) Rehabilitation & Sports:

Today’s everyone is so busy in their lives, even they forget to take care of their health. To help them, lots of smart gadgets came into the market in form of wearables, sensors etc. These health trackers will guide you day by day how you perform and what you need to do for further improvements. Previously, sports medicine physicians will have concrete data to measure how athletes are improving. With the emerging technology, sophisticated algorithms will analyse data from these devices and shows health reports. Telemedicine technology offers a way of monitoring patients who locate at distant places and sees their progress on screen.

(v) Gynaecology & obstetrics:

This medical facility deals with the research prospectus of the reproductive system in females. It includes placenta extract, gall bladder disorder in post & pre-pregnancy, drug treatment in gynaecologic oncology, HELLP syndrome in pregnancy etc. Nowadays for accessing the health & status of a baby or a mother, wearable devices are coming into existence. These devices will track the vital signs of mother & child and alert them in the case of emergency. To correct any genetic conditions in utero CRISPR method is used that ensure the cheap genome sequencing from the mother’s blood.

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