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Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Institute, Author of the Creative Destruction of Medicine

From: CHC Radio
Series: Conversations on Health Care
Length: 24:58

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Dr. Topol is a world-renowned cardiologist and a thought-leader in genomics and telemedicine.He discusses the transformational potential these emerging disciplines have on the future of medicine and health care.

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This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Institute and author of The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care. Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Topol about the pivotal role genomics and telemedicine are having on health care, and the potential for a health care revolution with these emerging technologies.

Piece Description

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Institute and author of The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care. Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Topol about the pivotal role genomics and telemedicine are having on health care, and the potential for a health care revolution with these emerging technologies.

Broadcast History

Conversations on Health Care has been on the air since 2009, and airs on WNPR, WESU, WUNH, WQUB and various other stations around the country.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Institute on the transformational potential of genomics and telemedicine on the future of health care. Marianne O'Hare has this week's health care headlines. FactCheck.org's Lori Robertson looks at campaign claims about the Affordable Care Act's impact on children, and Mark looks at a Bright Idea - DIY Genomics.

OUTRO:

Next week, Mark and Margaret speak with Cecile Richards, President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Related Website

www.chcradio.com, www.wesufm.org