Digital Twin

Humanizing medtech: The dawn of a digital twin

Could computer simulations pave the way for individual patient care? Digital twins have the potential to completely transform the world of medicine.
Andrea Lutz, Doreen Pfeiffer
Published on 31. August 2021

Although there have been some initial successes in this area, the concept imposes particular requirements on two mammoth tasks in particular: the collection and exchange of data.

A health Digital Twin

Theoretical scenarios in real time

A digital twin for everyone?

Personalized medicine is gaining ground

Facilitating treatment decisions and relieving the burden on medical teams

What is holding the twins back?

By Andrea Lutz, Doreen Pfeiffer

Andrea Lutz is a journalist and business trainer specialising in medicine, technology and healthcare IT. She lives in Nuremberg, Germany. Doreen Pfeiffer studied journalism with a focus on medicine/bioscience and works as an editor at Siemens Healthineers.