The next few years will see the emergence of a new approach to medicine: preventive and participatory medicine.
The health system will gradually adopt a new model: evolving from a global curative logic, towards a preventive and personalised logic, taking into account the needs and individualities of each person.
Our modern lifestyles and consumption have exposed us to new risk factors, the main ones being: obesity, smoking, pollution, stress, etc.
The age of the “ignorant patient”, who passively consults his doctor, is drawing to a close. A new era of the “patient actor” is emerging in which the patient is informed, and wishes to better understand, aspiring to participate in taking decisions and engaging in them.