The combination of smartphone-enabled diagnostics, widespread genomic sequencing and other changes in the digital age will fuel a revolution in health care delivery, cost effectiveness and the democratization of medicine, leaving hospitals with a dramatically reduced footprint, doctors with a new way of practicing and patients with a new level of involvement in their care, according to cardiologist Eric Topol. "There's a big shake-up coming," Topol told attendees at AHIP's Institute 2013.

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