My Healthy Future - adult health

4 April 2018

Increasingly, developments in biomedical, genomic and digital technologies are enabling more personalised disease prevention. In 20 years time these technologies could open up more ways for us to optimise our health and prevent disease - allowing us to detect earlier our risk of cardiovascular disease or dementia. But there are also concerns and issues that need to be addressed if we are going to make the most out of these innovations. How will we safely store the data generated from these technologies? Will they change our behaviour? Are these technologies too paternalistic?

In 20 years time: 

  • What technologies will be available to help us stay healthy?
  • What will be the impact of these technologies on health systems and wider society?
  • Will these technologies increase social inequities?

PHG Foundation will publish a final report based on the My Healthy Future work in 2019. In the meantime, we'll be posting related resources before and after each workshop. Take a look at the resources and share your views on Facebook and LinkedIn  and follow #myhealthyfuture on Twitter.

The Workshop

We brought together stakeholders from healthcare research to industry to explore how emerging technologies could help adult health in 20 years’ time and the issues that will surface as these technologies come into play.

View our twitter moment for a snapshot of the day.

My Healthy Future: adult health - factsheet

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