Loading…

Take health care off the mainframe

TEDMED 2009 · 16:41 · Filmed Nov 2009
Subtitles available in 19 languages
View interactive transcript
326,833 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

At TEDMED, Eric Dishman makes a bold argument: The US health care system is like computing circa 1959, tethered to big, unwieldy central systems: hospitals, doctors, nursing homes. As our aging population booms, it's imperative, he says, to create personal, networked, home-based health care for all.

pin This video was produced by TEDMED. TED's editors featured it among our daily selections on the home page.
Social scientist
Eric Dishman does health care research for Intel — studying how new technology can solve big problems in the system for the sick, the aging and, well, all of us. Full bio

Discuss

79 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please log in or sign up to add comments.
There are currently no comments for this talk.