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For Tech's Sake
v1.4: Does an app a day keep the doctor away?

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Medical technologists are racing to fix all of our ills – even our inevitable death! But in the rush to embed technology into healthcare, are we thinking about all of the unintended consequences that may come with it? Is our health data really safe for example? Can medical devices be hacked? And how accessible will this health-tech be in the future?

Listen as Silicon Republic’s Elaine Burke and Jenny Darmody explore all of these questions and differentiate the needless from the necessary when it comes to technology in healthcare. To find out more, we also spoke to Ita Richardson, a co-principal investigator at the software engineering research centre, Lero and a professor at University of Limerick.

Read more about what the future holds for health-tech on SiliconRepublic.comhttps://www.siliconrepublic.com/series/future-health-week/

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