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USC’s Virtual Care Clinic is a Step in the Future of Technology-Driven Health Care

January 17, 2017

In 2026, going to the doctor might be as easy as opening an app in your smartphone.

At least, that’s what cardiologist Leslie Saxon hopes.

Saxon, the founder of the USC Center for Body Computing, is moving toward that reality with her newest endeavor — the Virtual Care Clinic.

Scientists at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies recently created a virtual avatar of Saxon — who gestures, furrows her eyebrows and talks just like the doctor herself.

Read the full article on USC News.