Eric Topol is the author of several books, including Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again (Basic Books, 2019) The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine is in Your Hands (Basic Books, 2015), practicing cardiologist at the Scripps Clinic, and a genomics professor at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California.
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Would You Trust AI With Your Health?
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An App A Day Keeps The Doctor Away?
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A New Era of Medicine, Centered on Smartphones
An excerpt from “The Patient Will See You Now.”
This Doc’s Prescription? Use This App, Twice Daily
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