Friday, October 9, 2015
By Josh Baxt
Eric Topol is not satisfied with the health care status quo. The practicing cardiologist and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute has seen the future of medicine and, in his view, we’re not getting there fast enough.
“We all recognize that the world has gone wireless,” Topol says. “Before we know it, 80 percent of adults will have a smartphone with broadband access. This digital infrastructure is moving at warp speed, but medicine basically hasn’t gotten out of the parking lot.”