MD of Future

With your new phone doctor, you will monitor vital signs, conduct a physical exam and perform lab tests. A computer will receive and analyze images of your retina and eardrum better than a physician. A $4000 sleep study will be performed at home for free on your phone. Stanford’s “eye phone” kit performs the same eye exam as $30,000 equipment.

After 200 years without upgrades, the stethoscope is being replaced. Instead of listening to your heart and guessing pathology, physicians will use hand held ultrasounds to view your heart valves and muscle.