013: Toxicology, Google Glass and the Future of Healthcare with Dr. Peter Chai
Verge of Discovery
Dr. Peter Chai is an emergency medicine physician and a fellow in medical toxicology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He introduces his field of work and how his group is using current technological advances to propel his field forward. Dr. Chai expands on the use of novel head mounted devices like Google Glass to allow physicians to access information on the go in a hands free manner. He mentions a number of advantages including an opportunity for specialists to see patients at remote setting from the perspective of the provider. He concludes the interview by describing some of his newest projects that are still in development and how they can improve our lives in the future.