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Healthcare Industry Predictions for 2017

While it’s easy to get caught up in the swirl of negativity surrounding healthcare, there’s also much to be thankful for. As we look to 2017, we are excited to share developments in the healthcare industry that experts predict will pave the way for healthier living and could potentially change patient care forever.

The “Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2017 Revealed,” released after Cleveland Clinic’s 14th annual innovation summit, spotlighted a number of notable developments. Included are:  using the microbiome to prevent, diagnose and treat disease, and a significant shift in the type of medications prescribed for diabetes patients, focused on new drugs proving effective in reducing cardiovascular disease. also shared “10 Medical Breakthroughs That Will Change Our Health in 2017.”  Bionic eyesgenetic manipulationto “delete” hundreds of diseases and conditions, and mini pacemakers without wires are just a few of the advancements we can look forward to in the new year.

Specialdocs sincerely appreciates that you turn to us for updates on healthcare and, more specifically, about concierge medicine. What medical breakthroughs made your list in 2016 and what are you most looking forward to in 2017? Share your thoughts with us on LinkedInTwitter or Facebook. We would love to hear from you!