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The European Respiratory Society (ERS) Presidential Summit 2021, ‘Digital respiratory medicine – realism vs futurism’, took place virtually from 3–4 June. The Summit sought to define the innovations that are realistic for digital respiratory medicine in the here and now, as well as those that are to be considered aspirational and futuristic.
Day two of the Summit focused on growth areas and future aspects of digital health, such as big data and artificial intelligence, ethical considerations, regulation, and policy. Catch up on all of the sessions:
Theme V: Ethics, equity, and regulation
Theme VI: Artificial intelligence and big data
Realism vs Futurism – debate and takeaways