Large crowd of people. Looking away from the camera and toward AI Chatbots Future Medicine.
    February 6, 2017
    AI, Chatbots and The Future of Medicine

    Back in 1996 the leaders of medicine gathered in Washington D.C. at the IOM headquarters to to discuss something revolutionary and important: health information becoming available to the public on the…

    July 27, 2011
    Jumping out of a Plane More Than 47 Times Safer Than Checking into a Hospital. Unless…

    I saw several news stories recently reporting that flying in an airplane is safer than being admitted to a hospital. True. But not all that shocking. After all, plane travel is pretty safe, and you ha…

    Doctors' Blind Spot? The Patient
    January 14, 2010
    Doctors’ Blind Spot? The Patient

    Right before our eyes there's a dark hole in what we see. Not only don't we see some of what's right in front of our face, but we don't even notice the gap. Our illusion of a seamless visual world is …

    Future Health 100
    July 26, 2009
    Future Health 100

    I was humbled when a leading healthcare website, healthspottr, included me in the list of top innovators in healthcare today. The future health 100 list included people who are working together to mak…

    HealthDataRights.org Calls for People's Right To Have and Share Health Data
    June 22, 2009
    HealthDataRights.org Calls for People’s Right To Have and Share Health Data

    Update December, 14, 2014: This initiative has resulted in patients having greater rights than ever before. Thought-Leaders Unite to Release Declaration of Health Data Rights United States--June 22, 2…

    A Glimpse of American Healthcare of the Future (My Talk at Health 2.0)
    October 27, 2008
    A Glimpse of American Healthcare of the Future (My Talk at Health 2.0)

    Thomas Jefferson had a radical notion: When the people are well-informed, they can be trusted to govern themselves. This powerful idea worked to end our rule by the King, but at the time it didn’t a…

    When Doctors Type
    September 17, 2003
    When Doctors Type

    My 14-year-old son was at the lab last week to get some blood tests, and the techs there could not quite make out the doctor’s handwriting on the form (even though my son’s wonderful doctor has ha…

    Waiting Rooms
    March 3, 2003
    Waiting Rooms

    I recently heard from my friend Kevin Kelly about his experience with a specialist physician he is otherwise very happy with. “Her one downside (everyone has one) is that her office style makes us w…

    Millennium Health Oath Calls Doctors to Practice Medicine in a Whole New Way!
    May 1, 2000
    Millennium Health Oath Calls Doctors to Practice Medicine in a Whole New Way!

    Dr. Greene writes the Millennium Health Oath for a new way to practice medicine... The original Hippocratic Oath was the soul of medicine. For the past 2,500 years doctors have sworn to keep this Oath…

    The Millennium Health Oath
    March 10, 2000
    The Millennium Health Oath

    I SWEAR by Health, and by the global human community, and by Earth our planet that, according to my ability and judgment, I will keep this Oath and will reckon those who benefit from the Art of Medici…

    The Millennium Baby - A Century of Technology
    January 1, 2000
    The Millennium Baby – A Century of Technology

    Having a millennium baby in January 2000 is very different from having a baby in January 1900. Back then, there were no early pregnancy tests to know in a moment that a baby was coming, and no blood t…

    Guidelines for Finding a New Family Doctor
    June 13, 1999
    Guidelines for Finding a New Family Doctor

    There was a time when the first question one would ask when looking for a doctor was, "Who is the doctor in the nearest town?" For most people who have the ability to access this Web Site, that is no …