Hippocrates would be pleased

Bischoff, Glenn
January 2011
Urgent Communications;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the advancements in telemedicines. He relates the story of Mary Roberts and her child who was born with pulmonary stenosis. The child's life was saved through an early diagnosis of the disease via a video conference made to a neonatal cardiology specialist. Marty Cooper, the father of the cellular phone, predicts the possibility of having a wearable patch that will be able to indicate a plethora of sickness in one's body. The author says that Hippocrates, the late Greek physician, would have smiled hearing about these developments.


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