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Digital Devices Are Transforming Medicine

Eric Topol, MD, cardiologist and chief academic officer at Scripps Health.

Eric Topol, MD, cardiologist and chief academic officer at Scripps Health.

Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol works on the front line of a technological revolution that is transforming medicine.


As director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, Dr. Topol has become a leading advocate of digital devices that personalize the treatment of illness and hold the promise of lowering the cost of health care.


In this Medscape Today News video, the cardiologist and geneticist shows off five cutting edge devices that turn smartphones into heart rhythm and blood glucose monitors, continuously track vital signs, deliver intensive care patient data to physician iPads, and replace stethoscopes with a pocket-size ultrasound scanner.


Read the full story: Topol on 5 Devices Physicians Need to Know About

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