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    Scripps Health’s Eric Topol Named Most Influential Physician Leader

    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 ...

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    New Test May Predict the Possibility of a Heart Attack

    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 ...

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    Topol's Book Featured by The Atlantic Magazine

    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
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    Scripps Cardiologist Weighs in on Statin Debate

    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. ...

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    Dr. Eric Topol Discusses His New Book, "The Creative Destruction of Medicine"

    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
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    Wall Street Journal Reviews New Book by Scripps Physician Executive

    “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
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    New Book, 'The Creative Destruction of Medicine,' Describes How Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

    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
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    Scripps-led Study Shows New Drug Helps Bridge Stent Patients to Cardiac Surgery

    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 ...

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    Scripps Health’s Dr. Eric Topol Foresees Consumer Electronics Fueling Revolution in Health Care

    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
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    Dr. Eric J. Topol Presented with 2011 TCT Career Achievement Award

    Scripps Health’s Eric J. Topol, MD, a world-renowned cardiologist and physician-scientist, was presented the 2011 TCT Career Achievement Award in a ceremony held today during the 23rd annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. The award is given each year to a ...

    • Wednesday, November 9th, 2011