Guest Host: Rebecca Roberts

Americans are spending a lot of time talking about health care reform and how it will affect the doctor-patient relationship. But one of the biggest factors that could transform that relationship has gotten little attention. In the second of our series of discussions on health care, we’ll discuss new technologies and explain how they could bring in a new era of “participatory medicine.”


  • Darrell West Author, "Digital Medicine: Health Care in the Internet Era" (Brookings Institution Press); Vice President and Director, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution
  • David Kibbe, M.D. Senior Advisor, American Academy of Family Physicians; Chair, ASTM International E31Technical Committee on Healthcare Informatics

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