From Hippocrates to Hippo

420 BC

Hippocrates maintains that diseases have natural causes and puts forth the Hippocratic Oath.

420 BC

300 BC

Dioclese writes the first known anatomy book.

300 BC

200

Galen defines clinical medicine based on observation and experience.

200

1249

Roger Bacon invents spectacles.

1249

1489

Leonardo da Vinci dissects corpse.

1489

1590

Zacharius Jannssen invents the microscope.

1590

1628

William Harvey publishes An Anatomical Study of the Motion of the Heart and of the Blood in Animals.

1628

1818

James Blundell Performs the first successful human blood transfusion.

1818

1895

X-rays discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen.

1895

1903

Willem Einthoven invents electro-cardiography (ECG/EKG).

1903

1953

James Watson and Francis Crick work on the structure of the DNA molecule.

1953

1954

Joseph Murray performs the first human kidney transplant.

1954

1968

Mass General clinicians pioneer telemedicine, the practice of medicine over closed-circuit television.

1968

1971

First MRI and CAT Scan developed.

1971

2001

First tele-surgery performed by Jacques Marescaux.

2001

2020

Hippo Technologies launches Hippo Virtual Care platform and pioneers Polymorphic Medicine.

2020