The future of learning will impact many different industries, including health and medicine. Some of the players on the Learning is Earning Foresight Engine have been expressing hope that new forms of educational tracking will help improve medicine:
Including some who envision that technology will directly contribute to better outcomes.
Maybe learning anywhere, and learning that goes beyond a specific certification, could lead to more cross-sector innovations like this.
Tracking learning in new ways could even provide rewards for people forced into situations by chance. What if you could eventually get compensated for going through complicated health bureaucracy, by being able to prove you’re now knowledgeable about it?
This kind of situational or experience-based wisdom is often under-represented. Maybe if real-world experiences can be valued more highly, surviving some traumatic or difficult experiences may eventually qualify someone as a better teacher or guide.