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Publisher Description

A doctor's life gets turned upside by a dangerous new technology in this thought-provoking medical thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robin Cook.

George Wilson, M.D., a radiology resident in Los Angeles, is about to enter a profession on the brink of an enormous paradigm shift, foreshadowing a vastly different role for doctors everywhere. The smartphone is poised to take on a new role in medicine, no longer as a mere medical app but rather as a fully customizable personal physician capable of diagnosing and treating even better than the real thing. It is called iDoc.

George’s initial collision with this incredible innovation is devastating. He awakens one morning to find his fiancée dead in bed alongside him, not long after she participated in an iDoc beta test. Then several of his patients die after undergoing imaging procedures. All of them had been part of the same beta test.

Is it possible that iDoc is being subverted by hackers—and that the U.S. government is involved in a cover-up? Despite threats to both his career and his freedom, George relentlessly seeks the truth, knowing that if he’s right, the consequences could be lethal.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2014
February 4
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
2.1
MB

Customer Reviews

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Good book

Great book. Enjoyed reading.

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Cell

Great read

Luvsmedicaldramas ,

A great page turner!

I read this book in a few hours. Being a health care worker, I've always loved Robin Cook novels. Cook's books are always scientifically correct. This would make a great movie, going back to the genre of Coma in excitement and intrigue. Fast moving, an innocent person wanting to "do the right thing", others who can't see past their greed. I loved it!

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