This interesting and informative book was written by Eric Topol. Topol is a cardiologist who is globally recognized for his achievement and is. In The Creative Destruction of Medicine, geneticist and cardiologist Eric Topol introduces a radical new approach to medicine. By bringing the. In The Creative Destruction of Medicine, Eric Topol—one of the nation’s top physicians and a leading voice on the digital revolution in.

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Latest posts by Jon Mertz see all. DNA sequencing, Facebook, and the Watson supercomputer have already saved lives. Jul 27, Marks54 rated it really liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Orientation of Medicine Today: The revolution won’t occur creagive hospitals or in legacy research tracks.

Low-cost genomics, hand-held medical imaging devices, wireless sensors, cloud computing, social networking, and telemedicine are all examples of the rapidly evolving technologies transforming healthcare. The chapters on biology and anatomy felt like I was reading a textbook.

Open Preview See a Problem? As much as the idea of continuous monitoring of our physical health will be beneficial there is a large patient population that won’t take advantage of the simple tools we already have at our disposal.

The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

A lot of people are going to say this book is wacky, because it hits the nail on the head in a way that busts the paradigm into pieces. Electronic Health Records and Health Information Technology He explains how effective and useful Electronic Health Records EHR and health information technology are in eliminating medical errors created due to not being able to mediicne complete information on the patient condition.


eriic The author writes from his perspective as a practicing MD, resulting in read that gets “clinical” and long-winded in parts. I added and edited my initial terrible and incomplete review.

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Topol deserves admiration from pivoting from traditional cardiology where he was well positioned to leading a technological revolution towards a more humane and effective medical industry.

He has been building up a worldwide reputation as a figure with extraordinary understanding of genomics and wireless health care topl well as a figure leading the revolution of medicine. Gutenberg came along with the printing press even though few people were able to read.

Apr 18, Christopher Benassi rated it liked it. This is an informative book about the inevitable analog to digital change to medicine and health care. The author raises dedtruction points but the emphasis is still on the brave new world arriving as we watch. To find out more about cookies and change your preferences, visit our Cookie Policy.

This book is aimed at starting important conversations about how we structure and deliver medicine in the 21st century, and as such, it is a great introduction.

To ask other readers questions about The Creative Destruction of Medicineplease sign up. Society has a chance to really see changes in how medicine focuses on the person and realizes that each person is different. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Topol is convinced that consumers, not physicians, will lead the charge towards digitized medicine.

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Where data and computation can encroach, they do. The opportunities and challenges ahead are clearly outlined. I think this book is ideal for the times we live in: Support Center Support Center. He explains how effective and useful Crwative Health Records EHR and health information technology are in eliminating medical errors created due to not being able to secure complete information on the patient condition.


Creative Destruction of Medicine: He presents the change that would be created when the development of fast maturing digital and mobile devices of the non-medical field, cloud computing, social networking, etc.

We can force medicine to undergo its biggest shakeup in history. Two issues with the book.

The Creative Destruction of Medicine by Eric Topol

For the first time we edstruction capture all the relevant data from each individual to enable precision therapy, prevent major side effects of medications, and ultimately to prevent many diseases from ever occurring. Furthermore, Topol does not put forth many new, thought-provoking ideas but simply summarizes ALL the recent examples he can find of technology and medicine interse The topic of this book was intriguing, but I couldn’t even make it through the entire thing.

This book presents a tour of “Medicine” today with a focus on how the provision of health care and related services from health sciences pharma and devices are being influenced by the advent vreative digital technology – taken to include both digital developments in information technology as well as the reconfiguration of medical knowledge and practice around genomics, genetics, and related fields.

Pocket-size high-resolution ultrasound which is one of the most significant advances in the field of medical imaging is replacing the stethoscope which has firmly kept its position in patient diagnosis since the first half of s. The way the life sciences industry produces treatments will need to shift.