Lots of news about this recently. Five years ago, you would shake your head and say “no way – not in my lifetime.” Now you know that this is our future. It will be safer, will save billions of dollars, and will be have positive consequences we can barely imagine. The kids need to go to soccer practice? Send them. Get the dog to the vet for his check-up? Plop him in the car and off he goes. It’s real. It will happen. Soon.
So why is it so hard for us to imagine self-driving health? Do we have a crisis of under-supply of primary care? Yes. Today we do . But I wonder if that’s because we’re asking the wrong question.