Faces of digital health 001 How long can you live with the help of digital health?


He has more than 100 GB of data about his health and fitness and made different lifestyle changes based on the analysis of the data. Wondering how long Dr. Bertalan Mesko predicts to live?

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Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD is The Medical Futurist and Director of The Medical Futurist Institute analyzing how science fiction technologies can become reality in medicine and healthcare. As a geek physician with a PhD in genomics, he is also an Amazon Top 100 author. He was featured by dozens of top publications, including CNN, the World Health Organization, National Geographic, Forbes, TIME magazine, BBC, and the New York Times. He publishes his analyses regularly on medicalfuturist.com.


The Medical Futurist dr. Bertalan Mesko

He was in Ljubljana in December, to talk about the future of medicine at the internal event organized by Triglav Insurance company. In this episode he shares his findings on new technologies in medicine and consumer sensors he keeps testing out.

Some questions addressed in the episode:

  • What percentage of the health trackers on the market are actually useful?

  • What lifestyle changes did you adapt after data analysis of the use of trackers?

  • Has the attitude of the medical world changed towards technology adoption?

  • What is then your next mission, your next prediction about your health? How long do you want to live?