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The creative destruction of medicine : how the digital revolution will create better health care

Author: Eric J Topol
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A professor of medicine reveals how technology like wireless internet, individual data, and personal genomics can be used to save lives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric J Topol
ISBN: 9780465061839 0465061834
OCLC Number: 808216068
Notes: Originally published in 2012.
Description: xi, 319 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: The digital landscape --
The orientation of medicine today --
To what extent are consumers empowered? --
Physiology: wireless sensors --
Biology: sequencing the genome --
Anatomy: from imaging to printing organs --
Electronic health records and health information technology --
The convergence of human data capture --
Doctors with plasticity? --
Rebooting the life science industry --
Homo Digitus and the individual.
Responsibility: Eric Topol, M.D.

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