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Canada 2020 Speakers Series: Dr. Eric Topol on how the Digital Revolution will create better health care

September 26, 2012

On September 26th, 2012, Canada 2020 hosted world renowned cardiologist Dr. Eric Topol. In 2009, GQ magazine selected him as one of the 12 ”Rock Stars of Science.” In 2012, Modern Healthcare Magazine ranked Dr. Topol as the most influential physician executive in the US.

Wednesday September 26, 2012 at 4.30PM at the Château Laurier Hotel, Ottawa.
Presenting Sponsor: AMGEN

Dr. Topol spoke about the data-driven health revolution and the day when we will all use our smart phones to monitor our vital signs and chronic medical conditions. He provocatively suggested ways that genomics and the latest advances in technology can better – and more cheaply – treat chronic diseases, one of the fastest growing drivers of healthcare spending.

Click here to watch a brief video interview between Dr. Topol and Canada 2020 Chairman, Don Newman.


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  1. I am a regular attendee of your events, and will not miss the opportunity to say “thank you” for planning such high quality and relevant discussions. Canada 2020 is putting into action the new forms of public collaboration that gurus such as Don Lenihan have espoused for a decade!

    I am very much looking forward to listening to Dr. Topol on September 26th.


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