What’s the future of healthcare, insurance, hospitals, and medical systems? Answers aren’t always as simple and straightforward as they may seem. After all, dozens of new innovations and advancements from both Fortune 500s and startup organizations continue to reimagine and redefine the future of healthcare as we speak. That said, as you consider what amazing new upgrades the coming years may bring, it helps to ask ourselves a number of questions that drive critical thinking. Below, we’ve put together a short quiz that provides sample food for thought as you consider what coming months and years will bring. Needless to say, the more you ask yourself questions like these, the better prepared to greet the future of insurance, medical systems, etc. that you’ll inevitably be. For more, also be sure to check out our recent board game The Future is Yours, which can help anyone – including hospitals and insurance providers – adapt to new trends and technologies.

Which of the following are you most open to?

A) Being seen and treated by a robot doctor

B) Receiving mental health support and advice from a mobile app

C) Using a virtual reality (VR) headset to engage in physical therapy

D) Visiting a simulated pharmacy or hospital in the Metaverse

E) Consulting with an artificially-intelligent software ‘specialist’

Which of the following high-tech advancements are you most excited about going forward?

A) Metaverse and Web 3.0 Solutions

B) Generative AI and Machine Learning

C) Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts

D) Predictive Tools and Data Analytics

E) Cloud-Based Apps and High-Speed 5G Wireless Technology

Which innovation will have the biggest impact on the field of healthcare or health insurance in the future?

A) Artificial Intelligence and Automation

B) Augmented / Virtual Reality

C) 3D Printing and Custom Devices

D) Nanotechnology and Robotics

E) Wearable and/or Connected Devices

What is the biggest challenge facing the adoption of more personalized medical care and treatment going forward?

A) Difficulty in obtaining and analyzing patient data

B) High cost of developing personalized treatments or plans

C) Lack of customer trust or data privacy concerns

D) Legacy systems or resistance from service providers

D) Lack of customer trust or confidence

What is the main driver behind the growing move towards value-based healthcare?

A) The need to reduce costs

B) The desire for greater efficiency and less friction

C) The goal of improving patient outcomes

D) The hope to make navigating care pathways easier

E) All of the above