“Human body is getting reverse engineered. Once this is complete, computer science, computational biology, and bioengineering will revolutionize the concept of treatment in the Medical world. ” http://www.indiadaily.com/editorial/21274.asp
Perhaps Richard Florida was right. The doctors, lawyers, realtors and accountants are no longer in the driver’s seat. These information-based professions are now relegated to the service class. Eclipsing them are the creative and innovative professions of computer science and other disciplines involving research and development that produce new memes and products that actually grow the economy instead of leaching off it.
Physician income to drop by up to 80%. How could this happen? Health care reform of a different spin; through outsourcing of medical services and by increasing the supply of physicians. Dr. Rahul Raj in New Dehli is already reading my x-rays. To get your creative juices flowing read http://www.indiadaily.com/editorial/21274.asp
Take a look at the change in jobs and remuneration in the creative class versus the service and working classes. http://www.creativeclass.com/creative_class/2009/11/18/service-wage-gap/
Keep quiet, though. We would not want all 1,000 bio/pre-med students at the College of Charleston to find out that the upcoming fields in medicine are computer science, computational biology, bioengineering and discovery informatics < di.cofc.edu >.