Siri Says You Have Tuberculosis

Technology Is Going to Bring About a Glorious Healthcare Revolution

We are on the cusp of a new scientific revolution that is going to destroy–and rebuild–healthcare as we know it. The technology for it already exists, according to Eric Topol, author of The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care. But, he told the crowd at an event sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation at MOCA Grand Avenue, making proper use of this technology will require a push from consumers.

When Topol finds fault with present-day medicine, he does so as an insider. He is …

Don’t Mind Us Snooping Through Your Genes

What Ethical Challenge Looms Largest As Medicine Rapidly Digitizes?


Medical technology and record keeping have gotten good. A little too good. Your health secrets are shuttering about in cyberspace, vulnerable to interception by hackers. Your DNA can tell you …