Professor, Stanford University
Dr. Robert Pearl is a professor at the Stanford University Schools of Medicine and Business. He is the former CEO of The Permanente Medical Group. He is the author of Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors & Patients (All profits go to Doctors Without Borders). He hosts the Fixing Healthcare podcast and currently writes a "Breaking the Rules" series for Forbes.
Technology and the Culture of Medicine
Healthcare is one of the few industries in which the introduction of technology has raised not lowered costs. To increase quality and make medical care more affordable, both the culture of technology and medicine will need to change. Dr. Pearl will explain why and how progress can be achieved.