Digital Medicine – Tools & Resources

npj Digital Medicine – Open-access, peer-reviewed journal

Consumers are increasingly able to monitor their health using a vast array of wearable devices and digital technologies, at a small fraction of the cost imposed by our modern healthcare system. This change, powered by mobile internet, is giving patients unprecedented control over their healthcare.

In support of medicine’s rapid transformation, Nature Research, in partnership with the Scripps Translational Science Institute, launched npj Digital Medicine. The new international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal will publish high-quality original papers and review articles to guide innovation in, and the transformation of, health and healthcare through enabling the incorporation of novel digital and mobile technologies.

npj Digital Medicine is open for submissions. Learn more.

DigiMed: Transforming Medicine Through Evidence-Driven mHealth Conference

The principal goal of this conference is to jumpstart efforts to drive the widespread incorporation of evidence-based mobile health solutions for more-personalized, individual-centric care to improve outcomes, advance satisfaction and decrease costs. The meeting offers a forum to present, discuss and debate clinical trial evidence and how to best obtain it in order to accelerate change.

The next edition of this meeting will take place October 5-6, 2017 in La Jolla, CA. Learn more.

The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine Is In Your Hands

In his second book, STSI’s Director, Dr. Eric Topol maps out a new era of democratized medicine, with the smartphone at the center of this imminent revolution. Dr. Topol outlines how the mobile internet will give patients unprecedented control over their healthcare, from the ability to conduct routine lab tests to using an artificially intelligent algorithm to receive a diagnosis without having to see a doctor.  Learn more.

The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

In The Creative Destruction of Medicine, Dr. Eric Topol gives us a glimpse of the future of medicine by introducing a radical new approach—by ushering in the era of big data to the clinic, laboratory, and hospital. Dr. Topol calls for consumer activism to demand innovation and the democratization of medical care. Learn more.