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A study conducted at Scripps Health has found that a novel new heart monitoring device helped emergency room patients avoid unnecessary follow-up care.
SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., has been named the most influential physician executive in health care by Modern Healthcare magazine. The internationally recognized cardiologist, geneticist and researcher topped the 2012 edition of the publication’s annual list of ...
- Saturday, April 21st, 2012
- Scripps Clinic
New findings from a landmark research study led by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) – a collaborative program between Scripps Health and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) – shows a promising new blood test may be useful in helping doctors predict who is at risk for an imminent ...
- Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Dr. Eric Topol, Scripps Health’s chief academic officer, “is on a tear to transform health using the latest technology,” according to a newly published report in The Atlantic magazine. “Medicine is still all about treating populations, not people — one-size-fits all ...
- Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
Cholesterol-lowering statins might be doing more harm than good in some patients, Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD cautioned in a March 4 Op-Ed article in the New York Times. He called for more research into the relationship between the drugs and higher rates of diabetes. Dr. ...
- Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
- Scripps Green Hospital
The convergence of wireless technology, DNA mapping, smart phones and online social networks are transforming medicine and empowering patients in ways that couldn’t be imagined just a few years ago, said Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., during a recent interview on KPBS ...
- Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
“The Creative Destruction of Medicine,” the new book by Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, reveals “how medical innovation will coalesce to change clinical practice and what the coming changes mean for today’s policy debates,” according to a newly ...
- Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
San Diego – The inventions of cell phones, personal computers, and the Internet ushered in the digital revolution and altered our existence in ways that were unimaginable just a few decades ago. But the most precious part of our existence our health has so far been largely unaffected ...
- Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
New findings from a research study led by physicians at Scripps Health reveal that the drug cangrelor has the unique properties of achieving very fast blood thinning effects when needed to protect from heart attacks, but also dissipates rapidly so patients can undergo surgery without the excessive ...
- Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
- Scripps Green Hospital
Las Vegas – Wireless electronic devices such as those on display at the 2012 International CES are driving a revolution in the medical world that promises to radically change the way health care is delivered to patients. That’s the wake-up call that physician-researcher Dr. Eric Topol of ...
- Monday, January 9th, 2012