Topol Calls on Healthcare Industry to “Emancipate” Patient Data

On September 1, 2015, Dr. Eric Topol, Director of Scripps Translational Science Institute, gave a keynote address at Qualcomm Life’s annual Connect conference in San Diego. During his presentation on “Democratizing Medicine”, Dr. Topol called for “the emancipation” of patient data.

In discussing the lack of access that patients have to their own medical data, Dr. Topol posed the question “where else do you pay for something, but you don’t have a product you paid for—and it happens to be precious information?”

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