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The End of Medicine: How Silicon Valley (and Naked Mice) will Reboot your Doctor

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 05 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:760
  1. David Woods, president (
  1. Healthcare Media International, Philadelphia

    Andy Kessler, who made millions of dollars in the Silicon Valley technology boom of the 1990s, focuses in this book on how that technology might be applied to health care to weed out disease in its earliest stages and significantly reduce costs. Kessler says that “doctors use ancient tools, memorize symptoms and solutions, and a halfway decent search engine can leave them in the dust.”

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    Andy Kessler

    Collins (New York), $24.95, pp 354 ISBN 006113029X

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    Sticking to what he calls “the big …

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