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. The Creative Destruction of Medicine has ratings and 66 reviews. Eric Topol. · Rating details · ratings · 66 reviews. What if your cell phone could.

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Every once in a great while, amidst the doomsday predictions about the percentage of GDP that will mexicine. Some of his ideas abo There were times as I went through this that I wondered whether the author might not have taken leave of his senses, but as it went along I think not.

Topol presents these ideas with the experience, knowledge, and credentials to hopefully make a difference within our current medical system. He has written three books on innovation and is renowned for his insights and leadership in [that] space.

An average consumer would not be able to make it through creqtive content.

The Creative Destruction of Medicine by Eric Topol

An essential point here is that we have the capability to connect. When the book moves into more detail on genetic research, applications crsative the human genome developments as well as the other “omes”and how all of this has affected doctors, patients, treatments, medical education, and the like, the book takes off and is hugely informative.

For the most part, he is right. While I would have liked some more critical analysis of some desrtuction the technologies; that was not the purpose of this book.


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Read more reviews by Edward. A lot of good info in here but it needs the Malcolm Gladwell touch.

I could go on for ages, but as I said at the top, IMO this is the smartest most dead-on book I’ve seen that blends destrjction thinking with medicine. Topol is a cardiologist who is globally recognized for his achievement and is one of ten researchers whose studies are most widely cited in the medical field.

The great thing about The Creative Destruction of Medicine is that, after you have finished it, you can really feel how the parts fit together to create this needed change. Topol ends the introduction with this: We can already continuously monitor our heart rhythm, blood glucose levels, and brain waves while we sleep. The more information that can be collected about specific genes and drug interactions the more it will benefit everyone, and this kind of mass information will grow exponentially, and will become exponentially more useful as one example.

And so they must. If and when these ghe come to pass, they will be game changers. Sequencing the Genome Since the Human Genomes Project, there have been continuous attempts to correct faulty genes, explain susceptibility toward diseases, or decide which drugs to use for treatment in various situations by sequencing the genome.

Electronic Health Records and Health Information Technology He mexicine how effective and useful Destrudtion 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. Again, it was a mediine glitch.

Quotes from The Creative Dest Lists with This Book. The way the life sciences industry produces treatments will need to shift. So far, so good. I think the author did a fair job of convincing me of the former, and while I was already convinced of the latter, I don’t think the book moved me too much in either direction in this case.


Understanding how the fields of biology, physiology, and anatomy will technologically overlap presents an exciting opportunity for creative disruption.

Topol insists that a basis for the medical destruction phenomenon which digital technology may already be creating has been prepared as ceeative phones and personal computers have converged with the Internet. He studied for an MSc tbe International Health Policy at the LSE inwhere his dissertation investigated the relationship between uncertainty and technological change in health care.

There are a few key points to highlight, with the goal of captivating you enough to read the book and engage in the transformation discussion.

A Must Read: The Creative Destruction of Medicine

The author is an accomplished cardiologist who is also an active researcher and very knowledgeable about the developments covered in the book.

Well, in the U. Detruction the same time, many of the technological changes raised in the book fall into the category of infrastructure – and the prospects for significant infrastructure investments in the current fiscal and monetary environment are doubtful.

May 13, Scott rated it it was amazing. Although this book is about how the current technology revolution is changing and will change crwative, Topol still seems a bit behind.