15-34 Segment 2: Odd Medical Treatments of the Past

  Synopsis: An expert examines how far we’ve come in medicine by focusing on past practices, which lead him to conclude doctors in ancient Greece provided better care than those in the US 150 years ago. Host: Nancy Benson. Guest: Nathan Belofsky, author, Strange Medicine: A Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Ages. Links…

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15-24 Segment 1: Digitizing Medicine

  Synopsis: Digital technology has revolutionized many industries, but medicine has lagged behind. One of the nation’s most influential doctors discusses why the shift hasn’t occurred yet, what the consequences are, and what it will take to bring health care technology to its full potential. Host: Reed Pence. Guest: Dr. Robert Wachter, Professor. and Associate…

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