Table of Contents

Title page; Preface; Acknowledgements; About the Future of Health Technology Institute; Contents; Goals and Synthesis; Health Care Strategy for the Future.
General Directions; Strategy for Future of e-Health: Technologically Connected Consumers & Machines; Life Extension Strategy.
Longer Lives and New Life Forms; Nano-Strategy.
Extending Human Potential with Nanomedicine; Strategy for General Wellness.
Emotional and Physical Fitness; Biographies of Chapter Authors; Author Index. Examines the horizon of ideas and technologies which must be addressed by decision makers involved in health-related resource allocation. This book addresses the technological revolution in healthcare which is manifesting itself in the convergence of molecular biology, computer and medical science, mechanical, genetic and biomedical engineering.