My father was a whiz with an abacus. His father wrote with an inkwell pen. My sons use their laptops to take notes, write letters, and do math. Is our job as parents to raise our children to master the world we grew up in or the one we can't fully envision yet?
We are in a time of massive, technology-driven, transformational change, pregnant with opportunity. Realize it or not, we have an unprecedented ability to create new products, new services, new markets, and new careers.
Seven current healthcare trends include doctors leaving the public system, a shortfall in primary care, underutilization of medical treatment, "superbugs," virtual health care, climate change, and radical self-redesign and enhancement.