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Alexa, give me a diagnosis: New Illinois med school built for health-tech future

Alexa, give me a diagnosis: New Illinois med school built for health-tech future

Technology has revolutionized most corners of our lives, from how we shop to how we connect with friends.

Now a new medical school is poised to train the next generation of doctors to bring the revolution to health care.

The Carle Illinois College of Medicine in Urbana-Champaign, which will welcome its first class of students in July, bills itself as the first medical doctorate program in the nation designed from inception to integrate engineering with medicine. Its hope is to graduate physician innovators who challenge the status quo and find solutions that reduce costs while improving access to and quality of care.

“This group will be the bridge between the people...

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