Prevention and Personalisation: Health insurance reimagined in a connected world

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Tim Malbon discusses the possibilities for healthcare and health insurance.

A person moves through a space wearing and holding a number of objects that talk to the space. The objects, such as smartphones and wearable devices, and the space are connected to the Internet, providing a consolidated real-time read of the person's biometric data - heartbeat, blood-sugar and stress levels, fertility, and monitoring and management of specific conditions. This combines with everything else the system knows about their health, diet, relationships, activity and state of mind. Wherever the person is - at home or at work, or in a car - software is suffused throughout t...

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