I've made a study of technologies over the last 200 years. And we do have much better medicine today. But we have procedures that are exactly the same as 200 years ago.
I take heart in the fact that germ theory caught on, and most doctors wash their hands before cutting into you.
Knowing how fast electronics have improved, I think I know just how primative our medicine will appear in 30 years.
Why spend tens of thousands of dollars regenerating heart muscle when you can just "give the patient a pill to make her as comfortable as possible?"