How to Democratize Medicine
Monday, March 16
12:30PM - 1:30PM
110 E 2nd St
We’re now entering a new, unprecedented era of healthcare: patients generating their own medical data on their mobile devices. The medical “Google map” for each individual includes continuous, real-time streaming via sensors (such as vital signs), labs, imaging, DNA sequencing, and environment tracking. Once the contextual computing and machine learning software catches up, democratized and individualized medicine will take hold—for consumers who want it.
Scripps Translational Science Institute
Voted the #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in the United States in 2012 in a national poll conducted by Modern Healthcare, Eric J. Topol, M.D. works on genomic and wireless digital innovativ...Show the rest
Voted the #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in the United States in 2012 in a national poll conducted by Modern Healthcare, Eric J. Topol, M.D. works on genomic and wireless digital innovative technologies to reshape the future of medicine. He is a practicing cardiologist at Scripps in La Jolla, California and widely credited for leading the Cleveland Clinic to become the #1 center for heart care. While there he also started a new medical school, led many worldwide clinical trials to advance care for patients with heart disease, and spearheaded the discovery of multiple genes that increase susceptibility for heart attacks. Since 2006, in La Jolla, he leads the flagship NIH grant supported Scripps Translational Science Institute, where he is also Professor of Genomics at The Scripps Research Institute and Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health.Hide the rest