Earlier this week, Elsevier Author Dr. Eric Topol, was a guest on the talk show, The Colbert Report. During the segment, Dr. Topol discussed the collaboration between medicine and technology and its future. He even demonstrated life-saving procedures you can do with your smartphone. Dr. Topol used funny-man Stephen Colbert as his guinea pig and inspected his eardrum and monitored his heart rate – all with his iPhone! Watch the video and discover the future of medicine!
Eric J. Topol, MD is a world-renowned cardiologist and medical innovator. During his 15 years at the Cleveland Clinic, he elevated the rank of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine to No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report for 11 consecutive years. He is author of the Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 6th Edition and The Creative Destruction of Medicine. To learn more about his accomplishments, read Dr. Eric Topol’s Elsevier Authors Bio page.