SensNews April 2020

17 Sensor100 2020 The Conference Questionnaire Conference delegates were asked to respond to three scenarios on a scale of 1 - 7 (1 = won't happen; 7 = certain to happen by 2030) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Wearable sensors monitor overall health AI is widespread in predicting patient health Biomarker screening is the norm for diagnosing disease Range Mean The Questionnaire then asked 3 open-ended questions: What will be the major application of wearable sensors in 2030: General health monitoring Diabetes monitoring Exisitng disease monitoring Heart health What will be the major application of AI in healthcare in 2030? This question elicited a wide variety of responses, including: Imaging Decision support for diagnosis (but diagnosis only by a doctor) Reduce need for A&E and GP attendance Tracking infectious diseases Psychological diseases Data mining What will be the disease most frequently diagnosed by biomarkers in 2030? Cancer Cardiovascular and heart disease Infectious diseases and sepsis